Accounting and Finance Jobs Anticipated to Increase in Central Florida

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Cortney Andersen | AAFA

As one of the top 5 cities in the U.S. to find a job in this year, Tampa, Florida continues to see an increase in accounting and finance jobs through the first quarter of 2017. Orlando similarly saw in increasing number of accounting and finance jobs as large companies such as Verizon, D&T, and Siemens relocate their companies’ accounting hubs to the area. Overall, job opportunities within Accounting and Tax across Florida increased 3.6% between January and February. Finance job opportunities rose 0.3%.

What does the accounting and finance job market look like in Tampa and Orlando over the next year?

Opportunities within accounting and finance are expected to continue increasing over the next few months as the city of Tampa continues to infuse money into economic development initiatives and firms continue to relocate to the city due to the qualified workforce and affordability. Accounting and finance jobs are similarly expected to increase Orlando as additional companies relocate to the area and KPMG opens its global training operations center in Lake Nona, which was recently rated one of the top 10, fastest-growing communities in America.


The Tampa/ Orlando region encompasses the area called mid or central Florida and has a population of nearly 5 Million. Real Estate, Hospitality, Banking, Professional Services, High Tech and Healthcare are some of the larger industry segments represented in the region. With over 20 years of executive recruiting for accounting and financial professionals, Trademark Recruiting has been one of the more successful firms to accommodate the recruiting needs of many of the premier locally based employers.

If you are currently hiring or seeking accounting or finance job opportunities in the greater Tampa area, contact Trademark Recruiting at  813.472.7200 or visit