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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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My client, a well known luxury retail company, is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their dynamic team. Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager and Director of Finance, the role is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to gain exposure to a variety of accounting functions in a fast-paced environment. The company offers competitive compensation and a variety of benefits includin...
Accounting Principals is seeking a Property Accountant/Full Charge Bookkeeper for a Residential Property Accounting job in Culver City, CA! This is a direct hire position working in a small team. Experience with Yardi and/or MRI a PLUS! Property Accountant/Full Charge Bookkeeper Duties include: • Accounts payable • Accounts receivable • Bank reconciliations • General ledger maintenance • Payroll a...
Our Oilfield Services client is searching for a Corporate Accountant with 4+ years of experience in General Ledger, financial statement preparation, budget assistance, special projects, and more. The qualified Sr. Corporate Accountant will have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and be able to research accounting issues. Public Accounting a plus! Benefits, gym onsite, meals provided, and a dynamic...
Position Summary Reporting to the Controller, the Staff Accountant maintains and controls the General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records. Duties · Assist the Controller with the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/...
Our Oilfield Services client is searching for a Corporate Accountant with 4+ years of experience in General Ledger, financial statement preparation, budget assistance, special projects, and more. The qualified Sr. Corporate Accountant will have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and be able to research accounting issues. Public Accounting a plus! Benefits, gym onsite, meals provided, and a dynamic...
Reporting to the Accounting Manager the Staff Accountant will play a pivotal new role. Duties Include: - Assist and direct all processing aspects of accounts payable - Assist vendors with invoice questions and match invoices in the system making corrections as needed - Enter, receive and voucher invoices and reconciliation of vendor statements, High Volume invoice processing - Reporting and tracki...
Senior Accountant- Consolidations -Boston, MA Our client, a consulting firm in Boston, is currently seeking a Senior Accountant within their consolidations group. Please see below for responsibilities and requirements of this position. Responsibilities/Requirements: Perform consolidations for multiple international entities Variance analysis Strong Consolidations experience Recent Hyperion experie...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Dallas, TX Healthcare client is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to join their growing team. A qualified candidate will be, exposure to full cycle GL, experience with cash reconciliations (up to 50 bank accounts), heavy analytical skills, experience with inter-company accounts, and be able to work in a fast paced environment. This company really invests in their em...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Staff Accountant in Weymouth, MA. Duties: G/L Account Reconciliations Job Cost Analysis Accounts Receivable/ Accounts Payable Management Assist with Payroll Taxes and Union Reports Assist with Monthly Close Financial Reporting Prepare and Post Journal Entries Special Projects as needed REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree Knowledge of Generally Accepted Account...
Job ID: 34929 Position Description: Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Ha...
Cornerstone Relocation Group is a best in class provider of global relocation services, supporting over 100 national and international clients around the world. Cornerstone’s headquarters is in Basking Ridge, NJ. Cornerstone has been delivering value and relocation management expertise to clients since 1990. Cornerstone is one of 10 subsidiary companies within the Atlas World Group family and oper...
Company Confidential Lake Bluff, IL, 60044
STAFF ACCOUNTANT/FULL CHARGE BOOKEEPER We’re a small financial management company located in Lake Bluff, IL, seeking a detail-oriented, energetic, polished, full-time Staff Accountant/Bookkeeper who has excellent communication skills. You’re a team player who needs little day to day supervision. This is an entry-level position requiring 2-4 years of experience. Must be professional, organized and...
Company Confidential Worcester, MA
Worcester/Boston area healthcare company seeks an experienced book keeper for a full-time Staff Accountant position. Requires background in A/R-Collections, A/P and Payroll with QuickBooks experience. Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment is a must. We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary....
Cost Accountant needed for a chemical manufacturing company in Conley, GA. Cost Accountant will be responsible for supporting all of the financial and accounting aspects of the Manufacturing process, including inventory monitoring and reconciliations, work order processing, monthly close processes and periodic performance reporting. Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare monthly reports co...
Landmark Management Solutions Entry Level Accountant Landmark, a New England based owner, operator and consulting services provider dedicated to the Seniors Housing & Care Industry is currently looking to add an Entry Level Accountant to its Finance Department. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task while meeting time sensitive deadlines and will serve as a financial resource to Finan...
Adecco is currently assisting a local client in recruiting for a Part Time Accountant in Holbrook, NY. This is a direct hire opportunity. The Part Time Accountant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of small-mid size business clients across multiple industries. Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below! Responsibilities for the Part Time Accountant job include: • Manage workfl...
What Drives You? Career paths with opportunities to learn vital roles and skills? Meaningful work in a stable, promote-from-within organization? Professional satisfaction and helping others A workspace that is dynamic, fast, fun, and challenging? We Share Your Drive. Position Summary: The Cash Accountant will perform daily reconciliation of multiple facets of the Company’s cash receipts and paymen...
SUMMARY The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing account reconciliations, journal entries and various month end reports. This person is responsible for the completion and accuracy of the bank reconciliations, maintaining company fixed assets, auto licenses and AMEX activity. Essential duties and accountabilities Prepares various account analysis and reconciliations. Completes bank reconci...
Company Confidential New York, NY
A private, fast-growing real estate owner and management company is looking for a Financial Analyst/Property Accountant. Requirements: 1. Must have a bachelor or higher degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or related field. 2. Self-starter with strong work ethics 3. Real estate experience preferred, but not required 4. Proficiency in Excel...
We are looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to join our organization. We are a growing, private company that operates numerous restaurants throughout Southern California and Nevada and our corporate office is located in Glendale, CA.This position is in Glendale, CA in Los Angeles County. Candidates must have an accounting degree and strong communication skills. Moreover, candidates should b...
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Accounting Career Tools

Accountant

Salaries

$30,000.00 - $73,700.00
Typical Salary for Accountant
(1428 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
63.1%
Master's
22.9%
Associates
5.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
5.2%
(917 Respondents)
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