Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Can You Blend FAS 109 and FIN 48?

Executive search firm A.E. Feldman says public accounting recruiting remains competitive for candidates who understand international finance and cultures. A number of top firms are also seeking state and local tax accountants, as well as tax managers and partners, says firm president Mitch Feldman.

In a recent blog, the firm says companies are looking for accountants with expertise in FAS 109 and FIN 48, in particular:

Applying FAS 109 and FIN 48 amid vague international tax laws can be challenging. Complicating matters, business and tax issues have become more intricate thanks to language barriers, diverse cultures, different currencies and technology as well as complex international tax laws.

The pace of globalization is accelerating and it’s creating demand for accountants and finance professionals with an international perspective and expertise. As a result, firms are staffing up to ensure they find opportunity and create value in a variety of complex overseas tax environments.

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