Year One

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Not Too Big, Not Too Small: The Appeal of a Mid-Sized Accounting Firm

Like variety in your day-to-day work? Value close ties with your co-workers? Want to play a significant role in your clients’ success? You may be a good fit for a mid-sized public accounting firm. The “Goldilocks” company – not too big, not too small – offers unique opportunities and rewards.

Many accountants thrive in the lively, close knit atmosphere of a mid-sized firm. They work with clients in diverse fields, each with its own challenges and opportunities. In many cases, the work goes beyond pure accounting to include business consulting. Mid-size firms often play big roles in their clients’ success.

Junior staff benefit from frequent interaction with managers and partners. Their clients’ wide-ranging needs help them become versatile – a highly desirable quality that can advance their careers.

Camaraderie is a hallmark of the mid-sized accounting firm. At Margolin, Winer & Evens (Long Island CPAs) employees play on company softball, soccer, basketball and volleyball teams, roll up their sleeves at blood drives and compete in many fun internal firm competitions.

The resources of a prominent company, with the feeling of being a valued part of a community. Many people find that a mid-sized firm is just the right fit.

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