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I am a Recruiter, searching for various executive and senior level positions at PCAOB in Washington, DC, and your name came up in my search. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is seeking interested candidates to join the team. Deepen your audit and accounting skills. Develop expertise in forensic accounting, one of the most sought-after and exciting specializations in the accounting world. Come join us in protecting the investing public.
We are currently seeking individuals that have earned CPA certification and have at least seven years of professional experience.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is a private-sector, non-profit corporation created by Congress to oversee the auditors of public companies and protect the interests of investors. When you choose a career at the PCAOB, you are choosing to make a difference to the accounting profession, to investors and to the public.
The PCAOB offers career opportunities to professionals in accounting, law, information technology and other areas. You will be working with extraordinarily skilled, highly credentialed professionals dedicated to public service. We also provide you with opportunities for professional growth, competitive benefits and real work/life balance.
The PCAOB has immediate openings in Washington, DC, Atlanta, Dallas, NYC, Irvine, CA, Denver, and San Francisco.
Would you be interested in hearing more details or reviewing a job description? If interested, please reply to this message with a copy of your resume and a good date/time to speak. We can set up times after hours if that is easiest for you. If you are not interested at this time, please feel free to forward my information to any interested parties. Thank you for your time, and I look forward to hearing from you!

For those of you who love the technical aspects of Accounting, this could be an interesting gig


Anonymous said…
Well, that looks like a cozy job with decent benefits and excellent hours. That is really not a bad deal in this profession. If you do not care about dealing with technical aspects of accounting, what else is out there: managing people, sales or what?
Anonymous said…
This is a great blog.

I'm graduating next year and planning to try to get a job as an auditor with one of the big 4. I was wondering how much travel and what sort of travel you have your first year or two. What percentage of the time are you living in a hotel? What percentage of the time are you in the office? What percentage of the time are you driving to clients in your region?

Because if the Big 4 have just one more scandal, they aren't going to be able to pay the interns anymore. But at least the govt is hiring!


if you *truly* care about the technical aspects of accounting, the PCAOB may not be the right fit. After all, that's like saying "If you enjoy the technical aspects of regulation, boy does the SEC have a position for you" and then sending the intern to go fetch coffees for the guys tossing warning letters from concerned whistleblowers into the trash.

It's truly a tough job, or so I've heard.

All snark aside, I love your blog :)

notfordisplay said…
Traveling is really on a case-by-case basis. It all depends on the type of industry and the clients you get on. Some employees spend half the year in a hotel. Some never travel. Some travel 3-4 weeks a year. As far as the office goes, most staff and seniors only spent 1-2 months a year in the office. We're usually at a clients most of the time. But then again, if you're on a big financial service client, you might end up spending most of your time in the office.

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