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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.
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Financial Accountant job in Arlington, TX. The client is looking for a Certified Public Accountant who has a minimum of six years’ experience. You will be responsible for daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and financial statements. We are seeking someone who has manufacturing experience and knowledge of BAAN. Responsibilities for the Senior Financial Accounta...
Incredible opportunity to join one of the top ten hedge funds in the world! Our client is looking for a Tax Accountant to join their team. They are looking for a driven, high-achieving, passionate tax individual who will add value to their organization here in Boston. You will help manage tax compliance and reporting for the company. The organization is very employee-centric and offers wonderful c...
This International Tax Accountant position is with a very prestigious international firm located in the heart of the loop. With over 40 years since establishment, this firm has been recognized around the world as an industry leader. The Accounting and Finance group is a highly talented team of individuals and is looking to add to the tax department. This position will report to the Tax Manager. Th...
Staff Accountant Job – Parsippany Area Company: Excellent opportunity for a Staff Accountant! Established company. Good working environment. Purpose of the Staff Accountant job: Manage multiple fund accounts. Staff Accountant Job Duties: • Prepare reports for accruals and expenses • Prepare financial statements in accordance GAAP • Compliance reporting and SBA forms preparation • Responsible for t...
Our client is expanding their accounting staff due to growth with a 3-5 year Real Estate Accountant! Well renowned company with high visibility, great benefits, and lucrative growth. Public/private mix ideal. Multi-unit or apartment complex portfolio accounting experience desired and/or commercial, retail, or industrial property accounting experience. Please send resume to sara.luksin@parkerlynch....
My client is seeking a Senior Accountant job in the LAX/El Segundo area. The client is looking for someone with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. You will be responsible for financial reporting, posting to general ledger and month-end process. We are seeking an energetic individual who is proficient with Microsoft Excel. Full benefits package is included. Responsibilities for the Senior Accountin...
Parker + Lynch has a Staff Accountant job in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. You will be responsible for posting to the general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations and financial statements. We are seeking someone who is proficient with Microsoft applications and has strong communications and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities for the Staf...
A Senior Tax Accountant job in Bergen County, NJ is currently available through Parker+Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelors’ degree in accounting and/or equivalent experience. You will work for an organization that is very stable and poised for future growth. The role allows you to interact and work with various levels within the organization but also asked to wo...
Parker & Lynch has a fantastic career opportunity with an established Palm Beach Co company. Our client has a Senior Accountant Job for a hard working, detail oriented individual with solid career progression. Prior experience in public accounting as well as private industry is required. An active CPA license is also required for this Senior Accountant job. The ideal candidate will have thorough u...
Staff Accountant Job in Melville, NY A rapidly growing manufacturer is seeking a Staff Accountant to fill a direct hire job opportunity in Melville, NY. As the Staff Accountant you will report directly to the Accounting Manager. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing company. This opportunity offers excellent benefits and advancement opportunities. The Staff Accou...
Senior Corporate Accountant, Huge Media Company A large, well-establish, publicly-traded media company is seeking a Senior Accountant. This person would be responsible for performing monthly close procedures including balance sheet and income statement account reconciliation, preparation of initial and adjusting journal entries, performing SOX assessments, including implementation of internal cont...
Our client has an open position on their corporate accounting team for a Staff Senior Accountant. This company is in the Real Estate industry and experiencing some recent growth. The company has been around for over 20 years and they are a well known player in the game. The Staff Accountant will be in the corporate office and will be handling construction accounting for the development division. T...
Staff Accountant Job – Morris County Company: Excellent opportunity for a Staff Accountant! Established company. Good working environment. Job Purpose for Staff Accountant: Manage multiple fund accounts. Staff Accountant Job Duties: • Prepare reports for accruals and expenses • Prepare financial statements in accordance GAAP • Compliance reporting and SBA forms preparation • Responsible for tracki...
A manufacturing client of ours is in immediate need to hire a motivated Accounting professional for their Staff Accountant Job in Lake Forest, IL. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience in a manufacturing or public accounting industry. This person will be reporting to the CFO and be responsible for providing timely and informative, financial and operating reports and...
SEC Accountant Amazing opportunity for those of you coming out of public accounting! Huge, publicly-traded media company is seeking an SEC accountant. They work 9-5:30 on a daily basis, and out by 8PM during the close! Great benefits, beautiful offices, and a great culture. Responsibilities include but are not limited to quarterly and annual preparation of SEC Filings including 10K, 10Q, 8K, press...
Our client, located in Columbus, IN has enlisted our assistance in their search for a Senior Tax Accountant to join the Tax Department team. Reporting to the Tax Manager the Sr. Tax Accountant will have oversight responsibility for the sales/use tax function adn will take the lead on various process improvement projects within the Tax Dept. The Senior Tax Accountant will also be involved in the co...
Our client is looking for a General Ledger Accountant who will responsible for the overall maintenance of the company’s General Ledger. This position is responsible for making journal entries into the financial system and performing account reconciliations. Job Responsibilities: · Perform general month-end close responsibilities and prepare account reconciliations. · Identify process improvement o...
We are currently partnering with an industry-leading organization in a search for a Senior Accountant to support this firm's goal of substantial growth. This position is responsible for the full range of financial and operational analysis including journal entries, account reconciliations and monthly/quarterly reporting . Key duties: *Independently perform accounting functions necessary to achieve...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Staff Accountant job near Southlake, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years general ledger experience. You will be responsible for maintaining the general ledger, and processing journal entries. We are seeking someone who is proficient in Excel and has inventory accounting experience. Responsibilities for the Senio...
Fund Accountant - Private Equity Investment Firm, West Palm Beach Fund Accountant must have 3-5 years experience in Financial Services, Hedge Fund, Mutual Fund, or other professional investment portfolio fund accounting environment. Candidate must bring strong knowledge of technical accounting, US GAAP and. Public "Big 4" accounting and CPA are preferred. Primary duties include, but are not limite...
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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.
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Attention to Detail
Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
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