Companies such as manufacturers, banks, insurance companies, government agencies, large not-for-profit organizations, e-commerce, and many more.
Tasks and Responsibilities during First Year at CPA Firms In order for a CPA firm to be profitable, its CPAs must be highly focused individuals who can complete tasks within a reasonable amount of time. CPAs are often billed out to clients using a per-hour billing rate, and clients do not want to pay high fees for CPAs who spend time on non-essential tasks. Some larger CPA firms assign newly hired college graduates to work in their tax departments or advisory services area. More common, however, is for firms to start new hires in the auditing department where they typically work audit engagements on a team comprised of a supervising or senior accountant, a manager, and one of the firm's partners. Smaller CPA firms, however, perform relatively few audits, so there