If you think the U.S. is the only country grappling with a shortage of accounting professionals, think again.A recent survey released by staffing concern Robert Half International revealed that the drought of human capital in accounting and finance isn’t improving — both here and abroad.

The study, titled the Global Financial Employment Monitor, surveyed more than 5,000 human resources and finance managers in 17 countries and found that more than 56 percent reported difficulty finding skilled job candidates, while 43 percent expressed concern about losing top performers to other job opportunities.

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