Accounting and finance industry workers' confidence about the employment market slid for the seventh consecutive month in April, according to a poll by staffing firm Hudson.

Hudson said the decline was the result of heightened concerns about job loss and personal finances. In April, the accounting industry's Employment Index slid 3.5 points, to 103.7, from its March levels and is off nearly 20 points from its peak of 122.7 in September 2004.

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