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Accounting Career Resources

Are you interested in a career in accounting? Our firm offers a variety of career paths for CPAs, bookkeepers, and accounting graduates looking to take the next step. Whether you’re trying to decide what to do after school or want to learn more about making partner, please check out our accounting career resources to learn more about what we look for when we hire, as well as suggestions to help you through the interview process.

We are proud to announce that our firm has been recognized by Accounting Today as the #2 best small accounting firm to work for across the country, as well as one of the top accounting firms for women.

Are you interested in learning more about an accounting career at GunnChamberlain? Visit our Careers page to view our current openings.

Accounting Career Resources from GunnChamberlain

  • The difference between working for a boutique accounting firm vs. a larger firm
  • Accounting firm interview questions to ask and how to prepare
  • A woman’s perspective on a career in accounting
  • Personal career paths
  • What makes an accounting firm a great place to work
  • GunnChamberlain and the Jacksonville Community

Watch the videos below to find answers to commonly asked questions about a career in accounting.

Boutique Accounting Firms vs Larger Firms

Whether you’re a recent graduate or considering a career move, you might be wondering if a boutique accounting firm or a larger firm is best for you. Brian Hall, CPA discusses the differences and his path to partnership at GunnChamberlain.

The Best Advice for Navigating a New Career as an Accountant

Just starting your career as an accountant? Navigating your first few years can be a challenge. Our accountants, CPAs, and partners share some of their best advice for navigating a career in the accounting industry.

Accounting Firm Interview Questions to Ask

When considering a career change or applying to your first job, reparation is key to ensuring the process goes smoothly and you have the best chances at getting the job. Joel Chamberlain, CPA discusses what you should do before applying, how to prepare for the interview, and what questions you should ask.

Accounting Careers: A Woman’s Perspective by Crystal Griffin

Launching her career in public accounting has enabled Crystal Griffin to learn about a wide range of industries and types of businesses. In this video, Crystal talks about her educational background, how she ended up in accounting and her ambitions as she studies for the CPA exam.

Accounting Careers: A Woman’s Perspective by Shelly Lingor

While accounting has traditionally been a male-dominated field, women are finding that increasingly flexible work arrangements allow them to have a fulfilling career while also meeting the needs of their families. In this video, GunnChamberlain Partner and Director of GCT Technology and Accounting Shelly Lingor talks about her experiences as a partner in the firm, as well as being a mom and not being a CPA. She also offers advice for other women who are juggling careers and families.

Isaac Brohinsky’s Personal Career Journey

Isaac Brohinsky, CPA discusses what made him decide to pursue a degree in accounting and CPA designation. He also shares his personal journey to becoming Partner at GunnChamberlain.

What Makes an Accounting Firm a Great Place to Work

Joel Chamberlain, CPA discusses what makes an accounting firm a great place to work and how GunnChamberlain sets itself apart from other accounting firms. GunnChamberlain strives to keep work-life balance a priority and to support and encourage individual career growth of the staff.

GunnChamberlain in the Jacksonville Community

GunnChamberlain is proud to be a part of the Jacksonville community. We work with many small and medium-sized businesses in the Jacksonville area to support their growth. GunnChamberlain has deep roots in the community and enjoys giving back through volunteer work.

Accounting Career Insights

Joel Chamberlain, CPA Senior Partner and founding member of GunnChamberlain discusses the path to partnership at an accounting firm. He also touches on the unspoke glass ceiling at large accounting firms, and how GunnChamberlain is different.

Why We Love Building Our Careers at GunnChamberlain

Hear why our incredible staff loves building their career here at GunnChamberlain. You will hear from the perspective of male and female partners, tax accountants, and one of the founding members.

If you’re interested in a career here at GunnChamberlain, P.L., we invite you to view our current openings and apply.

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