As businesses and individuals are working on their tax returns before the mid-April deadline, the accounting industry also begins to see an excellent opportunity to attract new talent. If you are a small but growing business it may be a great time to bring accounting in house. Or, you may need to add staff to your current accounting department. In any case, now is a great time to begin the search. Here are a few of the reasons now is a perfect time to hiring in accounting.
- Competition is high. Of course, competition for a limited number of accountants is bad for hiring companies but when the shoe is on the other foot the game changes completely. There are a high number of available accounting candidates from recent college graduates to seasoned professionals looking for new opportunities. Consider your needs and bring on candidates who fit your company culture and business needs. Work with local universities, social groups, and online communities to source the very best in the industry.
- Personalized service. By having an internal accounting department you have a greater flexibility for your data. You accounting department can track reports and information to help your company stay on track. They can work with department leaders to create budgets and avoid excess spending. An accountant can save your business money over time. They can keep track of your assets, taxes, and investments so you can concentrate on running your business. You can take your small business to the next level with in-house accounting.
- Specialized staffing provider. Your local staffing agency also has access to a vast network of professional accountants. They can source, screen, and schedule candidates for interviews so you don’t have to take time out of your busy workday to conduct a search. They can partner with you to select candidates who match your company culture and needed skills. They can also provide a candidate on a temporary to hire basis so you have an opportunity to get to know each other before making a hiring decision.
Are you thinking about adding new accounting staff to your business? NRI, one of the premier accounting staffing agencies in Washington DC, can help you with your needs today!