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Accountant Overview


Accountants are the professionals who examine and prepare financial records to ensure taxes are paid on-time and properly. In addition, these professionals access financial operations to help organizations run more efficiently. Typical duties include ensuring compliance with tax laws, preparation of tax returns, accounting systems inspection, organization of financial records and giving advice on how to reduce costs, increase revenues and enhance profits. Some Accountants specialize, such as in risk management or in specific industries like health care. Public Accountants perform a wide range of tax, accounting, auditing and consulting tasks. Clients include governments, corporations and individuals.

Accountant Education Requirements


Those seeking careers as Accountants must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field. Some employers prefer candidates with a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. Those with an associate degree in accounting may qualify for junior accounting positions and advance by demonstrating strong skills. Often, an internship is required for practical experience. To become a Certified Public Accountant, or CPA, candidates must pass the state exam. Many Accountants choose this designation to gain clients or to increase their job prospects.

Accountant Job Market


The employment of accountants is expected to grow 13 percent through 2022 according to career statistics. There are a number of factors fueling the demand. In response to the recent financial crises and business scandals, there are now stricter regulations and laws in the financial sector. The demand for accounting services will grow due to companies seeking to meet new standards. Globalization of business will lead to increased demand of accounting expertise related to acquisitions, international mergers and international trade. CPAs will have the best prospects. A similar position would be a Quickbooks Accountant.

Salaries for Accountants


In 2012, the median annual wage for an Accountant was $64,000. The top 10 percent earned more than $110,000, and the lower 10 percent earned less than $40,000. The top five industries for Accountants include finance and insurance, enterprises, manufacturing, accounting service companies and government.
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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Bilingual (Spanish) Accountant in St. Louis, MO. Responsibilities: Process Accounts Payable on a weekly basis. Process Account Receivable payments Process and deposit cash and checks. Reconcile by client and service type Apply all ACH's to MIP Perform Community Opportunities Billing. Process bi-weekly payroll entries into MIP. Provide backup for all billin...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client, a growing company in the Western suburbs is seeking a sharp Hedge Fund Accountant due to growth! This company is a leader in alternative investment services and is looking for strong candidates to perform the following: Prepare financial statements (monthly, quarterly, and annual) Prepare disclosures for financials including total return calculation, expense rati...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is a large legal firm based in downtown Los Angeles, CA. They are looking to bring on a Staff Accountant to their team. This position is a long term contract role, running a minimum of 3 months. Duties: Will be working with bank reconciliations, account reconciliations. Processing payables and receivables Assist in month end close processes Working within MS Excel for...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Revenue Accountant in Fort Worth, Texas. Responsibilities: Ensure calculation and payment of oil and gas revenue is made timely and accurately for assigned area Ensure related general ledger accounts are reconciled and provide variance explanations when necessary for financial and management reporting Answer revenue questions for interest owners, partners...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce Client is looking for an ONRR Revenue Accountant for their Fort Worth, Texas (TX) Corporation! Duties and Responsibilities: Review and reconcile differences between Federal and Indian production report sales volumes and corresponding sales volumes on royalty reports Investigates reasons for differences and resolve them Prepare adjustments and correction as required You m...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Bradenton, FL is looking for an experience Staff Accountant for its corporate accounting department. Client offers great company culture, professional office setting, long-term professional growth and development. Accountant will ensure accurate and timely financial data to internal and external users. Support the Lease Accounting department in all aspects of rent a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is looking for a Senior Accountant for a permanent opportunity with one of our premier clients in Columbus, OH. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. REQUIREMENTS: Month end close, journal entries The qualified candidate will have strong technical accounting skills focusing on month end close, journal entries, budgeting and forecasting Mus...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is currently recruiting for a Staff Accountant with one of our premier clients in Columbus, OH. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. REQUIREMENTS: Month end close Qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, with solid technical accounting experience Would prefer Big Four or public accounting experience, but...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant for their Newark, DE location. Job Description: The Financial Analysis team is part of CIB Finance and provides financial services across business aligned teams. In addition, there are several cross business teams including core accounting, regulatory reporting and an internal control team that houses the functions and processes common to...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Staff Accountant in Ft. Worth, TX. This position is responsible for providing accounting support for the corporate operations of a publicly traded, specialty financial services company. Duties: Liaise with the Company's Compliance Department and prepare financial information to satisfy requirements for reporting to state and federal regulatory entities Mai...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is a CPA firm in the St. Louis, MO area and is in need of a tax accountant with 3-5 years of estate and trust tax experience. The ideal candidate will also have some corporate tax work. REQUIREMENTS: BS degree is a must. CPA is highly desired...
Major Real Estate Firm in NYC is seeking a Senior Property Accountant. Must have prior Property Accounting experience. MUST HAVE RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE Duties: Entries Statements A/P A/R Billing Month End Close BA Degree in Accounting Preferred Yardi Accounting Software preferred Salary to 80k For consideration, forward resume to: *****...
Empowered. Innovative. Inspiring. Creative. Intense. These are all words we use to describe life at SoftLayer, an IBM Company. SoftLayer, an IBM Company is the cloud infrastructure provider of choice for companies building for Internet Scale, and one of the largest hosting companies in the world. This role will office out of the SoftLayer headquarters in Dallas,Texas and will report to the Corpora...
Position Description AIG Global Real Estate is seeking is seeking a Supervisory Accountant who will be primarily responsible who will be primarily responsible for certain accounting, tax, and reporting and treasury aspects within the AIGGRE Fund and Insurance Company investment portfolio. This position requires someone who is motivated, interested in learning and very attentive to detail. The indi...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Tax Accountant Palm Desert, CA Full-Time $50,000 - $85,000 Apply Apply Tax Accountant Palm Desert, CA Full-Time $50,000 - $85,000 Apply Job Details If you are a CPA with Corporate Tax experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Industry Leader. 2. Long standing reputation. 3. Great client relat...
POSITION DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES The duties/responsibilities of the Accountant will include but are not limited to: Responsible for all accounting functions up to preparing year-end financials for the external CPA Audit. This includes General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll using the Deltek Costpoint Accounting Program. Will be responsible for all semi-monthly payro...
Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
Our Client, a leading manufacturing company in the northern suburbs of Illinois, is looking for a Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have two to three years of experience and be eligible to sit for the CPA exam. The position will assist the Controller in the month-end accounting close. Salary will be in the 60 - 70K range and include a full benefit package. Duties: • Closes cash disburseme...
Parker and Lynch is recruiting for a Property Accountant job in the North Dallas area. This position will be responsible for the property accounting for a portfolio of retail properties and corporate accounting duties as assigned. This person will report directly to the CFO. This role is ideal for someone with property accounting experience who wants a role with a family oriented business. This co...
My client is hiring a Sr. Property Accountant (Residential) in Ocean County, NJ. The client offers excellent work life balance (8-5job) and a family type of environment along with a completive salary and benefits. To be considered for this role, the ideal Property accountant must have experience with Yardi software since they are implementing Yardi. This role reports to the CFO. Sr. Property Accou...
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Accounting Career Tools

Accountant

Salaries

$30,000.00 - $73,700.00
Typical Salary for Accountant
(1428 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
63.1%
Master's
22.9%
Associates
5.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
5.2%
(917 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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