Overview

All accounted for: Corporate profit has risen, providing organizations with capital to spend on industry services

IBISWorld’s Accounting Services in Illinois Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Accounting Services in Illinois industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The number of businesses has increased in concert with economic growth, and many have enlisted accounting firms
  • Firms across the Prairie State have consolidated with one another to expand their operations
  • Businesses will have additional capital to spend on industry services

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2017, the industry has exhibited modest growth. For example, the number of businesses in the Prairie State has increased in concert with economic growth, many of which have enlisted accounting firms to assist with accounting advice, accounts preparation and tax consulting. The Accounting Services industry in Illinois is anticipated to strengthen over the five years to 2022. The number of businesses across the state is forecast to increase more rapidly than the previous five-year period, and these organizations will continue to hire operators to assist with their accounting needs...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Market share concentration in the Accounting Services industry in Illinois is moderate. Among the estimated 3,716 accounting firms in the Prairie State, the top four operators account for an estimated 31.5% of industry revenue in 2017. The Big Four have consolidated with the largest national accounting firms throughout the past three decades, which has allowed them to capture a robust share of industry revenue. Nevertheless, the majority of accounting firms in Illinois are either small, local partnerships with a few employees or sole proprietors without a payroll. These firms generally serve small businesses and individuals as opposed to large corporate clients, which helps moderate the degree of concentration in the industry. Ove..

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    Additional Insights for the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having a good reputation
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Number of adults aged 20 to 64 in Illinois in the Accounting Services in Illinois industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry?

    Firms in this industry are certified to audit the accounting records of public and private organizations and to demonstrate compliance to generally accepted accounting principles in the state of Illinois. 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.

    Industry Products
    Financial auditing services
    General accounting services
    Tax planning and consulting
    Tax preparation and representation services
    Bookkeeping and other services
    Industry Activities
    Auditing
    Providing accounting advice to corporate clients
    Providing accounting advice to individuals and small businesses
    Accounts preparation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64 in Illinois
  • Number of Businesses in Illinois
  • Initial public offerings

  • Current Performance
  • Uneven growth in Chicagoland
  • Consolidation
  • Shifting markets
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Fiscal issues and tax reform
  • Market characteristics
  • Table: Accounting Services in Illinois Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Accounting Services in Illinois Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Furniture Stores
  • Office Stationery Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Financial auditing services
  • Tax preparation and representation services
  • Tax planning and consulting
  • Bookkeeping and other services
  • General accounting services
  • Chart: Accounting Services in Illinois Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Finance sector
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Individuals
  • Retail sector
  • Other businesses
  • Utilities and mining sector
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Public sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Accounting Services in Illinois

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry

  • Major Companies
    PricewaterhouseCoopersDeloitte Touche TohmatsuErnst & YoungKPMG International
  • Table: PricewaterhouseCoopers - financial performance
  • Table: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu - financial performance
  • Table: Ernst & Young - financial performance
  • Table: KPMG International - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Accounting Services in Illinois Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of Businesses in Illinois (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Auditing
  • The act of reviewing a company's financial operations to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • A set of common accounting rules and standards that businesses adhere to when reporting their financial statements.
  • Initial Public Offering (Ipo)
  • The issuing of a company's common stock to the public for the first time.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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