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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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Verity Recruiting has partnered with a growing publicly traded property management company that is seeking to add a Property Accountant for the growing team to assist with monthly close and property accounting duties. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in property accounting. In addition, experience in the following is required: General ledger accounting in a property managemen...
Previous Job Next Job Company Information PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-...
Invesco has earned the trust of investors around the world. With fully integrated investment capabilities that span traditional and alternative asset classes, Invesco is one of the world’s leading names in investment management for institutions and individuals worldwide. Access investment solutions available in the U.S., Canada, Continental Europe or Asia Pacific marketplaces. Job Purpose (Job Su...
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
Description 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 sele...
PACCAR Inc Bellevue, WA
Company Information PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty ...
Liberty Mutual Boston, MA
Accountant/Senior Accountant - External Reporting, Corporate Finance-55590 Description 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 a...
The Andersons, Inc. Maumee, OH, 43537
Summary of Position This position is accountable for a variety of functional accounting duties involving general accounting and financial analysis of the Plant Nutrient Group. This includes journal entry preparation, account reconciliations, gross profit analysis, overhead cost, and inventory valuation. The incumbent also participates in preparation, analysis and presentation of financial informa...
EOG Resources Denver, CO, 80208
Assist Denver Division operations accounting with a focus on drilling, completion, production, and mid-stream activities. Contribute to the preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements, provide analysis and monitor various operations statistics/information, provide AFE analysis and assist with Joint Venture/vendor audits. Lead on special financial related projects, providing financial ...
Jarden Corporation Boca Raton, FL, 33427
Org Marketing Statement Jarden Consumer Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE:JAH), is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer products including Bionaire®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, and VillaWare®. We are a company with more than 4,000 employees in fifteen c...
Overview: Responsible for reviewing and recording general ledger transactions relative to specific areas. Assists auditors with the year end audit by providing accurate information pertaining to cash and cash equivalent. Responsibilities: Review and perform general ledger analyses on various balance sheet classifications. Record journal entries into the general ledger system. Responsible for ...
Apache Corp Houston, TX
Accountant - Accountant II (Expenditure Accounting) Requisition Number: 2993 Date Posted: 6/16/2014 Location: Houston, TX Accountant to Accountant II (Expenditure Accounting) Position Duties: Perform Region Lease Operating Expenditure (LOE) accountant functions related to Apache domestic oil and gas Gulf Coast properties. LOE cash accounting functions include: Monthly allocations for payroll,...
State of Oregon Salem, OR, 97301
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions DHS14-0916A If you previously applied under announcement number DHS14-0916 and qualified, you need not reapply. Your name will automatically be added to the list of qualified candidates for this recruitment. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is about safety, health and independence for all Oregonians. We help Oregonians in their own communities a...
Kinder Morgan HOUSTON, TX
Position Description • Perform monthly and quarterly accounting functions for Texas Operations under the Products Pipeline Business Segment. Assets include KMC&C and Double Eagle Joint Venture • Perform or assist with monthly close procedures for multiple assets • Assist with coordination of the weekly, quarterly, and annual forecasts • Preparation of monthly journal entries, monthly billing a...
Koch Industries, Inc WICHITA, KS
Description THE OPPORTUNITY Are you an accountant with at least one year of experience? Koch Industries is looking for experienced accountants and has many opportunities available. WHY CONSIDER KOCH? Accounting roles at Koch companies extend far beyond the necessities of processing payments and assuring compliance. You will be involved in multimillion-dollar, multinational transactions, gainin...
Brookfield Office Properties Houston, TX, 77020
Responsible for maintaining the general ledger and providing accurate, complete and timely reporting of the financial operations of assigned properties (including but not limited to financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting). Responsibilities: General Accounting Responsible for the general ledgers for assigned properties, including monthly journal entries, income and expense accruals, job ...
Vibra Healthcare Inc. Hartford, CT, 06183
At Vibra Healthcare, we're on a first name basis. Our managers greet you by your first name and know why you’re passionate about healthcare. Throughout your day, you collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to create a course of recovery for the patient you know so well. Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts, located in Springfield, MA is seeking a Sr. Accountant to join our team. Full Time, M...
Wolters Kluwer Houston, TX, 77020
Datacert TyMetrix, formed in 2014 by the merging of the two Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) leaders, is a global technology innovator and the premier provider of software and services that empower corporate legal, compliance, risk, and insurance claims departments, as well as law firms to operate with greater efficiency, collaborate more effectively, and gain the insight required to meet their s...
USAA Real Estate Company Addison, TX, 75001
Company Overview: USAA Real Estate Company , a leading Commercial Real Estate Investment & Management organization, is GROWING ! We have NEW career opportunities available in our Accounting department. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and dynamic team! USAA Real Estate Company was founded in 1982 as the real estate investment arm of USAA. With over $12 billion in assets und...
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...
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...

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Accounting Career Tools

Accountant

Salaries

$30,000.00 - $74,000.00
Typical Salary for Accountant
(1429 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
63.1%
Master's
23%
Associates
5.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
5.2%
(918 Respondents)
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