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    Beginning in the fall of 2016

  • Your Career

    The sky is the limit for your professional growth.

    What are my immediate job prospects?

    • Audit and assurance
    • Financial advisory services
    • Transaction services
    • Consulting
    • Investment banking
    • Business financial analyst
    • Governmental agencies
    • Non-profit organizations
    Q: Where will MAcc graduates find jobs?
    A. Huge demand in Houston, Texas, across the U.S., and globally

    Q: How many of the “Big 4” public accounting firms were listed in Fortune Magazine’s 2014 100 Best Companies to Work For?
    A: All of them! Deloitte: #61, EY: #78, KPMG: #80, PwC #65 (plus Plante Moran: #23)

    Q: How many public accounting firms were rated in the top 5 in Businessweek’s 2009 Best Places to Launch a Career survey?
    A: All of them! The Big 4 public accounting firms take the top 4 spots

    Many MAcc graduates will start their career with a large public accounting firm and eventually become a partner of that firm. Other graduates will launch their career in public accounting and then, equipped with the large public accounting firm “brand” on their résumé, great experience, and a CPA license, transition to an industry job in an area of their professional passion.

    Pay Progression within Large Public Accounting Firms

    MAcc Chart Career Progression
    Titles of our alumni

    Audit Partner, Managing Partner, CFO, Chairman and CEO, COO, Corporate Controller, Treasurer, Managing Director, Executive VP, Head of Strategy and Planning, Investment Banker, Principal, Head of Financial Institutions M&A, Professor

    Sampling of alumni

    • Jim Turley, Retired Global Chairman and CEO, Ernst & Young
    • Eric Warmstein, Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase
    • John Fogarty, Lead Audit Consultation Partner, Deloitte
    • Gregory Hinkle, Vice President and Funds Treasurer, T. Rowe Price
    • Tracy A. McLauchlin, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Integrated Electrical Services
    • Eileen Sudela, Tax Director, Alcatel-Lucent
    • Amy Downey, Executive Director, General Microsystems, Inc.
  • Contact Information

    Benjamin Lansford, Director, Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program
    McNair Hall, Rm. 266, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
    Phone: +1 713-348-2347 | Email: maccadmissions@rice.edu