Salary negotiations with accounting and finance professionals are more challenging for hiring managers than they’ve been in a long time. In today’s hiring climate, there’s a limited supply of talent and a high demand for skilled accounting employees, so candidates have more leverage.
If you’re a hiring manager, you might feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place: You don’t want to let great applicants get away, but you have your budget to keep in mind. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are four strategies for salary negotiations to help ensure that you — as well as your new hires — are satisfied: