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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.
Alpha Global Search LLC Appleton, WI
Job Description: An International Energy Company seeks a Jr. Accountant with following responsibilities; 1. Support Accounting Function - manage day-to-day operation of accounts payable from obtaining proper signature approvals for bills and ensuring proper coding entered into the accounting system; - prepare checks and wire transfers for timely payments; - manage day-to-day banking operation...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
Robert Half Summit, NJ
Salary $36,000.00 to $42,000.00 per year Description Our company, located in Summit, NJ, is seeking an Junior Accountant/Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have experience with journal entries , bank reconciliation, and cash receipts. Qualified candidates must have 1 years of related experience as an Junior Accountant/Staff Accountant. A Bachelors Degree is absolutely required. Excellen...
Sanofi-Aventis Bridgewater, VA
Description Accountant Benefits Accounting/Senior Accountant Benefits Accounting At Sanofi US, we are committed to the growth of our people, connected in purpose by career, life and health. Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, Sanofi US is part of a leading global healthcare company that is dedicated to improving health and driving back disease by making innovative medicines accessible to people a...
Kelly Services (S) Pte Ltd- Permanent Staffing Davis, CA
Responsibilities Financial Accounting Handling full set of accounts (Accounts Payable – issuance of vouchers & upload of payments on HSBC net), Accounts Receivable (issuance of debit notes to inter companies) and General ledger. Verify and post transactions to journals, ledger & other records Submission of GST returns and liaise with IRAS on various GST issues Preparation of monthly and annual...
Liberty Mutual Insurance Boston, MA
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Verity Recruiting Dallas, TX
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Step 7 Atlanta, GA
Family-oriented firm that offers an excellent work environment with opportunity for advancement. Roles and Responsibilities: Prepare corporate, partnership and individual tax returns Prepare and review financial statements for clients Tax research abilities and comprehension, including implementation of routine and complex tax strategies Prepare monthly and quarterly payroll reports/returns f...
Oglethorpe Power Corporation Georgia, GA
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State of Georgia Savannah, GA, 31401
Unique Skills: Proficient excel skills is required SAP experience is desirable MAcc/MBA and CPA are desirable Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, principally Excel is required. Strong technology expertise in other applications a plus.Minimum of 2 year...
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, 37201
Summary: The Staff Accountant in Endowment and Gift Accounting will work with the endowment and gift accounting team to ensure that gifts to Vanderbilt are properly accounted for on the university’s general ledger and the university’s unit accounting system. This position will perform tasks in a varied and highly complex environment and will exercise a high degree of judgment in selecting and app...
State of Alaska Juneau, AK, 99801
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS! The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Statewide Administrative Services is seeking an Accountant IV in the Grants and Revenue Unit of the Administrative Services Division. This position will have overall responsibility for the financial administration and supervision of the department’s state an...
Step 7 Dublin, OH
Adecco Finance is currently recruiting for Accountant / Staff Accountant / Controller The Accountant / Staff Accountant / Controller is a contract position, and a foot in the door has the possibility to open additional opportunities. Many of our associates have enhanced their current skills, had their contracts extended, converted to full time employment, or been re-deployed after their assignmen...
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Boston, MA, 02298
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company! When you enter finance and accounting position at Liberty Mutual Insurance, you will find the same dynamic environment and challenges as within other organizations. Yet you will find something more: an opportunity to apply your analytic and technical skills to a company renowned for its integrity and focus on developing its e...
State of Oregon Tigard, OR, 97223
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions The Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) serves the people of Oregon by administering public employee benefit trusts to pay the right person the right benefit at the right time. We are conveniently located in Tigard, just off of I-5. This posting is for a full time, permanent position; job posting announcement PERS14 0031. ACCT1 -- Program...
Union BANK LOS ANGELES, CA
61503U Technical Accountant III- PORTFOLIO ACCOUNTANT-32075-C Description Join a financial group that’s as committed to your future as you are. At MUFG, we share a vision for our future, we share our successes, and we strive to bring out the best in each other in everything we do. Our 14,000 diverse colleagues are connected by a common ambition to create change for the better—from forging more d...
Philips Andover, MA
Your Challenge: As a RtR Accountant 3, your challenge will be to use advanced technical and or process knowledge in the area of accounting for the company. Be a key resource in the accounting team that provides the utmost adherence to Philips accounting standards. You will use your advanced technical knowledge in accounting processes in a shared services model that leverages third party partner, ...
Tufts University Boston, MA, 02298
Grant Accountant / Sr. Grant Accountant - DCMB The Department of Developmental, Molecular & Chemical Biology was formed on July 1, 2013 to integrate the traditional studies of developmental and molecular biology with the innovation of chemical biology to facilitate fundamental understanding of disease processes as well as the development of novel therapeutics. One area of focus is signal tra...
Job Description Project Accountant - Accountant, San Francisco, CA WSP, an award winning and innovative multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm, has an opening for a Project Accountant to be located in the San Francisco office. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on a variety of challenging engineering projects, with a focus on efficient and sustainable high...
Kelly Services Cincinnati, OH
Description Description: We work with premier companies in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and are in need of Staff Accountant / Senior Accountants with at least 2 years of experience working in a fast-paced, detail oriented environment. Responsibilities include compiling amounts owed, accounting of fixed assets, calculating depreciations, preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financ...
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Accounting Career Tools
$30,000.00 - $74,000.00
Typical Salary for Accountant
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Attention to Detail
Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
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