Where Are All the Accountants??

October 24, 2023

The decline in the CPA pipeline is a major topic of conversation across the nation,  and companies and CPA firms have been dealing with the shortage of accountants. But a sector that is being hit particularly hard is state and local government. More than 150 municipalities have received credit downgrades due to late or incomplete audits— which impacts all of the taxpayers in the municipality. NJCPA member Gerry Seneski, CFO for the City of Camden, discusses the implications of the accountant shortage and what can be done to address it. 


Gerald C. Seneski

Gerald C. Seneski

Gerry Seneski, CPA, RMA, is the chief financial officer for the City of Camden. He is a long-time member of the NJCPA Governmental Accounting & Auditing Interest Group.
Jeffrey  Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeff Kaszerman is the vice president of government relations for New Jersey Society of CPAs. He works with the CEO and board of trustees to create and implement advocacy initiatives that protect and promote the interests of the CPA profession, the business community and the public.

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