of the Month: JobsintheMoney.com
AUGUST 2007 - JobsintheMoney.com
is the accounting and finance arm of Dice.com, a technology-career
website. JobsintheMoney provides job posting resources for employers
and job search tools for employees. The website focuses on accounting,
finance, retail banking, and wealth management professionals.
There is also substantial editorial content, mostly aimed at job
seekers, but employers and accounting professionals will find
many useful articles. Except for job postings and advertisements
for employers, use of the website is free.
is organized around the job search and career-related features.
There is a keyword job search tool at the top and a job search
index in the middle, followed by recent career news and advice
articles. A left-side vertical index is dedicated to job seekers.
Links to employers’ tools can be found on the right side.
Featured jobs are highlighted at the bottom of the homepage, and
featured companies are presented on the right side.
can search job offerings and read articles without signing up
for an account; however, users must be registered to post resumes.
Resumes can be easily uploaded from DOC, RTF, or PDF files, or
the job seeker can use the website’s resume-builder template.
Job seekers can sign up for a weekly job market newsletter, employer
highlights and promotions, and job alert e-mails.
can search accounting and finance jobs via three routes. The first
is a keyword search function that is available at the top of the
homepage. The advanced search option allows fine-tuning by sector,
location, and position.
option is the set of hyperlinks for jobs by sector and location
in the center of the homepage. The sectors include accounting
corporate finance, banking, and wealth management. The subcategories
under accounting include audit, fraud/forensics, general accounting,
tax analyst, CFO, and controller. Searching by location provides
a choice of 47 states and 10 major cities.
option is under the left-side Job Seeker index, which offers a
hyperlink to search by one of 260 companies. The employers using
JobsintheMoney cover a broad spectrum, from CPA firms of varying
sizes to corporations, to government agencies, to not-for-profit
job postings provide details on candidate requirements and responsibilities.
Links are available to apply for, e-mail, print, or save the job.
Office, which can be accessed from the homepage and any of the
main pages, provides links to post jobs (listings start at $349)
and to purchase job ads. Contact information is provided for employers
to search resumes. More than three dozen client testimonials are
presented via a hyperlink.
On the Career
News & Advice main page, the most recent articles are listed
first. A new article has been offered every two to three days
going back to January 2005.
main focus is on helping job seekers, there is some coverage for
recruiters, as well as general industry news of interest to all
readers. Recent articles include “Job-Market Forecast: Not
a Cloud in Sight,” “Fiduciary Accounting a Growing
Niche,” “Are Employers Too Picky?” and “N.Y./N.J.:
Revised Qualifying Experience.” A review of articles offers
interesting insights into recruiting trends, such as the return
of a demand for CPAs with audit experience in high-level accounting
positions outside of public accounting.
blog, Career Wire, can be accessed from the left-side index or
directly at jobsinthemoney.blogspot.com. The Career News &
Advice page presents weekly “Best of the Blog” articles
with highlighted posts.
B. Anders, PhD, CPA, is a professor of accounting at St.
Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.