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Accounting Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Accounting Services in the US

The industry has grown steadily over the past five years, buoyed by economic growth, rising equity markets and an increasing number of new businesses. As revenue expanded, new accounting firms have entered the industry and competition has intensified. Over the next five years, the industry will benefit from strong aggregate private investment, a growing number of US businesses and higher activity in financial markets, including increases in initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions activity.

Firms in this industry are certified to audit the accounting records of public and private organizations and to demonstrate compliance to generally accepted accounting practices. Certified public accountants (CPAs), included in this industry, provide a variety of accounting services, including auditing accounting records, designing accounting systems, preparing financial statements, developing budgets and providing advice on matters related to accounting.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Initial public offerings
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (US industry-specific operations) - financial performance*
    • Table PricewaterhouseCoopers (US industry-specific operations) - financial performance*
    • Table EY (US industry-specific operations) - financial performance*
    • Table KPMG International (US industry-specific operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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