Cool Post Public Accounting Job #2…Hedge Funds!

Hedge funds, those massive pools of unregulated capital which wealthy individuals and institutions invest in are hiring accounting specialists at an increasing pace.  The funds have been able to attract talent by offering much higher salaries and large bonuses as well as surprisingly better lifestyles to their staffs  Some have said that accountants going to work for hedge funds can expect immediate bumps in salary of 40-50% over public accounting and the salaries are higher than what one could expect in most industries.  These funds are largely clustered around New York City and Conneticut and would probably consist of some of the most challenging accounting work in the field right now.

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