Accounting & Finance Salary Data and Hiring Trends
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Skills most in demand
Accounting and finance professionals with specialized technical skills and sought-after soft skills can sometimes negotiate higher salaries than others in today’s hiring market. Skills that employers currently seek most include:
- Cloud-based payroll and HRIS systems
- Data analytics, protection and privacy
- Financial modeling and forecasting
- Electronic health records
- ERP systems
- Ability to work independently and in virtual teams
- Commitment to continuous learning
- Customer service
- Problem solving
- Writing and verbal skills