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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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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...
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...
DRS Technologies Herndon, VA, 20171
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...
State of Oregon Salem, OR, 97301
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions The Department of Administrative Services (DAS), Enterprise Goods and Services, Shared Financial Services division is seeking to fill one, permanent, full-time Accountant 2 position, which is currently located in Salem. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill this vacancy and future vacancies as they occur. Th...
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, vehicle, and cost center (updates and maintenance). Update monthly allocation reports. Preparation of variance analysis/explan...
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...
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...
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 I-5. This posting is for a full time, permanent position, job posting announcement PERS14-0026. Accountant 2 -- Tax...
Job Description: AppleOne has an exciting opportunity with a local CPA Firm in the Roseville area! We are looking for someone that has extensive knowledge with filing both corporate and individual tax returns. This is a long term opportunity with a GREAT firm! To be successful in the role, you will need the following experience: * Extensive knowledge of Lacerte and Quickbooks * Proficient with...
Description Staff Accountant Pay: $50K per year Assignment Type: Direct Hire A local CPA firm is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team. As the Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of e...
Manpower is currently hiring a Accountant for one of our clients in Salem, NH! Job Responsibilities: • Examines, analyzes and interprets accounting records to prepare statements and/or advise management. Requirements: • High school diploma or equivalent • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance • less than 18 months of experience. Contract Length: 3 months Pay:$17/hr Please apply to this posit...
STAFF ACCOUNTANT - MEMPHIS Riviana Foods Inc., a subsidiary company of Ebro Foods S.A., the largest rice producer in the world, is seeking candidates for a Staff Accountant at our Memphis facility. The Memphis facility, opened in 2010, possesses state of the art equipment and capabilities in processing and packaging rice for the North American marketplace. Our brands include Success®, Minute® and...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client, a well established public accounting and consulting firm in Framingham, Massachusetts (MA), is looking to add a Senior Public Accountant to their growing practice. With multiple office locations throughout New England and over a 100 professional on staff, this firm offers excellent room for growth and advancement. Responsibilities: Plan and supervise financial...
Staff Accountant Primarily responsible for balance sheet reconciliations, journal entry preparation, and assisting with month end reporting. Job Duties include: • Maintenance and posting to general ledger • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts • Answer accounting questions by researching and interpreting data • Assist in the month end closing and financial reporting process • Assist in and/or ...
Position Summary: Assists in the monthly consolidation of all Parker divisions and subsidiary financial statements, including currency translation, in accordance with Company policies and generally accepted accounting principles. Assists in the preparation of monthly reports to management. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __ Has Direct Reports _X_ Does Not Have Direct Reports Reports to the ...
Send Resume to ***** Our client is currently seeking an Accountant-Advanced This is a 6 month Contract position, with a possibility to extend Our client is a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. They have more than $2.4 trillion in lendable assets, and are the number 1 provider of US mutual fund custody an...
Accounting Principals is hiring for a temporary-to-hire Senior Accountant job opportunity for a thriving company in Euclid, Ohio. You must have at least five years of accounting experience. You will be responsible for journal entries, bank reconciliations as well as adhoc reporting. The hourly rate for this position is starting at $24 per hour. The Senior Accountant Job responsibilities include: ...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. This Senior Capital Accountant position will have primary responsibility in supporting the Legacy Vanguard Market Accountants as they perform various areas of the capital accounting ...
CPA – SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT Mercer County Top 30 Regional firm is seeking a high quality tax professional with partnership potential. Must be CPA and have at least 5+ years public accounting experience working in a Corporate and Business Tax capacity along with experience in compilation and review engagements, Ability to manage engagements and develop effective relationships with clients huge plu...
We have a direct hire job opportunity for a Senior Sales and Use Tax Accountant in Houston, TX. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team oriented tax group with a good work life balance. This position will be responsible for preparation and filing of complex multi-state sales and use tax returns. Senior Sales and Use Tax Accountant job responsibilities include: - Prepare and file complex ...

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