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Best Cities to Work in for Accounting & Finance Professionals

Posted by Jeff Pelliccio on Aug 18, 2015 8:19:00 AM

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Best Cities to Work in for Accounting & Finance Professionals

Resume in one hand and a one-way ticket in the other…where do you go?  Whether you’re entry level, or a seasoned professional, going on the job market is no easy task. There are several factors to consider when you’re determining your professional future – with one of the most important being location. Your location is a critical piece in navigating your career path because it not only dictates your professional life, but your personal life as well. There are several factors you need to consider when you’re narrowing down your geographic search, including the current job market in the city, average salary, costs of living, culture, and career longevity.

The Accounting and Finance industry is known for its highly qualified and competitive nature. Therefore, not only finding the right position, but also the right location, is crucial in nurturing a successful career. The good news is that you’ve got options. Whether you enjoy spending your downtime skiing in the mountains, sightseeing, or down at the beach, the Accounting and Finance Industry has proven to be growing all across the country. In order to narrow down the search, we’ve determined the top five flourishing cities for the Accounting and Finance industry this year:

Dallas, Texas

Dallas has been consistently topping charts for its enormous job growth and diversified economy. Giving the oil industry a run for its money, Dallas is home to several top-tier companies and shows no signs of slowing down as a financial services powerhouse. (www.forbes.com)

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago offers one of the largest, and most diverse pools of business and financial service expertise. With over 1 million employees in the industry, there are endless opportunities to grow. (www.worldbusinesschicago.com)

Denver, Colorado

With their job openings per capita, highest median starting salary and cost of living, Denver, Colorado (home to ICS’s newest office) has been topping reports as one of the most desirable places to work in the U.S. (www.bizjournals.com)

San Francisco, California

Looking to the west coast? Look no further than The City by the Bay. A hot spot for start-ups and growing companies backed by venture capital – San Fran offers endless growth opportunities for both accounting and finance professionals. (www.accountingtoday.com)

New York, New York

If you’re thinking global, New York City is the city for you. Home to the NYSE and NASDAQ, this city is the center for financial businesses spanning across all sectors. With the largest economy in the USA, over one-third of all job opportunities in NYC come in the financial services industry. (www.nrgusa.com)

These five cities, while all culturally unique, have proven to earn the title as the top cities to work in accounting and finance this year. From coast to coast, the industry is providing eager job seekers the opportunity to not just find a job, but to create a career.                                              

Learn more about Infinity Consulting Solutions Accounting & Finance opportunities at http://www.infinity-cs.com/find-a-job/accounting-finance/ or send us your resume at http://www.infinity-cs.com/find-a-job/apply-with-ics/.