Over the past couple of years, the economy has finally started to come back into full swing. The unemployment rate has been trending down – currently hovering at, or just below, 4.5 percent. The amount of jobs added to the economy each month has also been on the rise. In fact, the job market has returned to being a candidate’s market, with employers competing for the best talent.
In light of these facts, it could be a good time for you to make a career move. Competition is high, so you need to know which positions are most in-demand. We looked nationwide at the openings we’ve been filling over the past year, and also talked with companies about their hiring plans for the coming year. We’ve compiled that data into a list of the top accounting and finance jobs for 2018, as well as what each one pays.