Accounting and finance workers were less confident in the job market in December, according to the Hudson Employment Index, though the index found 2006 to be a good year for the sector, overall.

Less optimism in hiring activity, lower job satisfaction and concerns about job security sparked the decline in the monthly measure of employee confidence, which surveys approximately 9,000 workers across all industries. This month's Index is well below last December's reading of 116.1.

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