Provided by James R. Martin, Ph.D., CMA
Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida
There are five categories of job boards listed below. These include Professional Associations and Organizations that Provide Certifications, Employment or Staffing Agencies, Government Organizations, News Organizations, and Other Organizations. Although their are five categories, there are two main types of job boards on the web. Those that charge for their job search services and those that don't. Professional associations and organizations that provide certifications usually don't charge since members have already paid for membership and their certifications (e.g., AICPA and IMA). Government job boards and news organizations don't usually charge. Employment agencies like Robert Half do charge, but are likely to provide more personal attention to a job seeker's specific needs. If you use an employment agency (staffing service, etc.) make sure you know what you are signing. They may take a percentage of your first year salary for their services. Newspaper job boards can be a good source of free information. I listed a few like the Atlanta AJC as examples. The AJCMonster link showed 500 accounting related jobs in the Atlanta area on 8/1/2013. Do a Google search to find the newspaper job board in your city. An alternative is to go to the Monster site and type in a job title, keywords, city, state or zip code. The government job boards are worth a look and you might also want to join one or more accounting groups on LinkedIn since they frequently post lots of jobs. Of course college students should use their college placement office. Also note that many companies provide training programs for accounting graduates and you can apply to those companies whether they recruit on your campus or not.
Professional Associations and Organizations that Provide Certifications
American Academy of Financial Management - Job Search
American Accounting Association - AAA Career Center
American Association of Finance and Accounting - Job Listings
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - CPA Job Finder
American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers - Job Site
American Payroll Association - Job Board
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists - Career Center Jobs
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Job Board
Association of Government Accountants - AGA Career Center
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors - AIRA Career Center
Bank Administration Institute - Career Opportunities
Board of Environmental Health & Safety Auditing - Employment Opportunities
Chartered Financial Analyst Institute - JobLine
Healthcare Financial Management Association - HFMA Job Bank
Institute of Management Accounting - IMA Career Center
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts - NACVA Career Center
National Association of Credit Management - NACM Job Board
The Professional Accounting Society of America - Accounting Jobs Board
Employment or Staffing Agencies
Accountant Careers - Job Seeker
Accounting Board - Featured Jobs
Accounting Career Network - Search Jobs
Accounting Classified - Accounting Jobs
Accounting.com - Accounting Jobs
Accounting Jobs Board - Accounting Jobs
Accounting Jobs Today - Job Search
Accounting Now - Search Jobs
Accounting Principals - Accounting and Finance Jobs
Aerotek - Accounting & Finance Jobs
Bookkeeper Jobs - Featured Jobs
CPAnet - CPAnet Jobs
CPA Staffing - Advanced Job Search
Financial Job Network - FJN Jobs
iHireAccounting - Job Seeker
iHireFinance - Finance Jobs
indeed - Accounting Jobs
Jobs4Accounting - Search Accounting Jobs
Jobs2Careers - All - Professional - Part Time - Gigs
Locate Accounting Jobs - Nation Wide Accounting Job Board
PharmaDiversity Job Board - Accounting Jobs
Tax Talent - Job Board
Government Organizations - All types of jobs
CareerOneStop - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor - Job Search
USA Jobs - USAJobs
News Organizations - Some Examples
Chicago Tribune - Chicago Jobs
Monster (Any city) - Resumes, Jobs, Career Resources
New York Times - Post a Job, Find a Job
Tampa Tribune - TBO Jobs
Other Organizations - Find Jobs for Any Location
Career Builder - Find Jobs
Jooble - Jobs Search
Monster - Resumes, Jobs, Career Resources
Neuvoo - Your job search starts here
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