Working in public accounting means working for a professional services firm that offers audit, tax and consulting services to a variety of external clients. Public accounting opportunities are available to MAcc students in both large international firms, such as the Big Four (PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte), as well as in local/regional and small firms. Common career paths and specializations include: audit/assurance services, tax, forensic accounting, information technology, international accounting, personal financial planning and consulting.
Public accounting employers primarily hire via the on-campus recruiting process. Those interested in public accounting should plan to contact our career coaches in early fall semester in order to participate in all recruiting activities.