Aspiring accountants everywhere know the importance of landing a job with “The Big Four’. These four massive public accounting firms, which include Deloitte, Ernst and Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KPMG, earn more than 80% of the world’s accounting revenue.

For current accounting students working on their degree, an entry-level job with one of these firms upon graduation is the ultimate prize. Not only will you learn more than you would at most other firms, you’ll be able to forever list a ‘Big Four’ company on your resume, significantly improving your perceived value for future employers. You are also afforded the opportunity to explore other areas of finance that may interest you. With these companies being so large, they house dozens of different divisions that may appeal to you now, or in the future.

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How Big Are 'The Big Four' Accounting Firms?

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