"The accountant shortage threatens capitalism's future.” – The Washington Post
According to a recent Deloitte poll, most public company hiring managers for finance and accounting roles say their organizations have faced talent retention challenges in the last 12 months (82.4%) and expect to experience recruiting difficulties in the year ahead (82.3%). Furthermore, 96%+ universities have reported declining enrollments for accounting undergraduates, as well as for master's degrees.
So, it's now time to look at an out-of-the-box solution: the international CPA talent pool pursuing MS Accounting (STEM) degrees, followed by a 3-year Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Following this program, you will be able to:
- How to access the international CPA talent pool?
- How is the integration of analytics leading to STEM-designated MS Accounting programs?
- What are the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and OPT hiring requirements and benefits?