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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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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...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a Hollywood Park, Texas client seeking Staff Accountants for their growing accounting team! Duties: Position will be reconciling bank statements with the General Ledger (4-way Proof of Cash method) Entering data into Excel spreadsheets Preparing Journal Entries Accounts Payable work (matching, batching, posting) 200-300 invoices weekly Assist when necessary will...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our fast growing San Antonio, TX client is seeking a driven, thoughtful Senior Accountant who can handle a very fast paced environment. The best candidate will be a self starter able to turn in required tasks in a timely manner and not need to be micro managed. The best candidate for this role will be also be a team player and a problem solver. REQUIREMENTS: Advanced Excel ski...
General Ledger Accountant being added to busy client company for contract to hire position. Will report to Director of Finance and Controller and work closely with AP and a variety of other internal departments. There are 6-7 entities within the corporation so a lot of variety. Will identify daily activity in bank accounts, reconcile, post journal entries into general ledger accounting software (M...
Management Accountant Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving over 10,000 people ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Accountant to join their growing organization in Bridgeport, WV. Duties include: Analyze and prepare monthly accruals prepare or assist in preparation of monthly account reconciliations Prepare or assist in various analytics associated with accounts payable and accounts receivable Prepare or assist in the payout tracking process for both ...
TechTarget (NASDAQ: TTGT) is a global online media company headquartered in Boston with offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Cincinnati, London, Mumbai, San Francisco, Singapore and Sydney. With more than 100 technology specific websites, TechTarget provides highly relevant content to technology professionals and delivers technology marketers unmatched reach via custom advertising, branding and lead gener...
Servicemaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability Position Overview Responsible for preparing journal entries, preparing reconciliations for assigned accounts and performing detailed account analysis and interpreting results. Responsibilities 1...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Accountant / AR Analyst to join their growing team in Kalamazoo, MI. This position will serve as a lead for AR follow up, analysis, and problem solving in addition to being the primary General Ledger accountant. Duties include the following: General ledger maintenance; record all accounting transactions accurately and timely Oversee billing, col...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Staff Accountant in Washington, D.C. This role will assist with general accounting duties to include, but not limited to: Account Reconciliations, Fixed Asset Accounting, and Accruals. This position will also be responsible for populating information into new accounting software. REQUIREMENTS: Exposure financial statement preparation Recent exper...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client that is seeking a Staff Accountant/CPA with experience in taxation and financial statement preparation to join their team in North Hampton, NH. REQUIREMENTS: CPA with 3+ years of current public accounting experience High energy leader with the desire to grow with the firm Experience meeting with clients and be comfortable discussing simpler tax matters A...
Management Accountant Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving over 10,000 people ...
Accountant / Office Manager: Amherst, NY Our client, an expanding real estate / legal firm is looking for a solid accountant / Office Manager. Responsibilities: Payroll processing – ADP, work with part time bookkeeper on payables and receivables, produce journal entries and monthly operating financial statement processing, bank reconciliation, cash deposits using electronic scanning, quarterly ...
Company: Yoh Accountant needed for a contract to hire opportunity with Yoh's client located in Rockville, MD. What You'll Be Doing: - Generation of timely dunning notices and statements of accounts to expedite the payment of delinquent account balances. - Maintain customer points of contact to insure that unpaid balances do not result in unnecessary interruption of services, membership or regu...
Job Purpose: Provides financial decision-making information by collecting, analyzing, and reporting cost data. Duties: * Determines cost of operations by establishing standard costs; collecting operational data. * Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions. * Reco...
Seeking an experience Property Accountant! Our client, a large real estate company, is seeking a Property Accountant to ensure the accuracy of all financial data and reports. This is a permanent position in Washington, DC. Responsibilities: Assist with management reporting; financial statement preparation and/or review; budgeting; preparation and/or review of monthly and quarterly reports; coord...
A new and growing energy services company is hiring an experienced JIB Accountant to build the team! This opportunity will go fast, so if you are interested in joining a company at the ground floor and making your mark, apply today! The general responsibilities of this position will include: Position Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance highly preferred 3-7 years experience ...
Job Summary: Review the recording of monthly revenue, royalty, and transportation costs for assigned properties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Review revenue decks and, where appropriate, assist in changes. •Prepare reconciliations and variance analysis for property activities. •Confirm and maintain royalty ownership decks with Land Department. •Document processes and procedures fo...
MRI Software is an innovative products company servicing the real estate industry for over 40 years. We are currently seeking an Accountant to join our team! This individual will assist in administering all levels of accounting functions ranging from processing data up to the most complex account reconciliations and analysis. We are looking for a dynamic individual eager to join and grow with our ...
A dynamic global company is looking for an Accountant to join their team. This company has excellent perks that include great benefits, an on-site gym, and plenty of opportunity for growth when hired. This is a great opportunity to get in with a growing company. Don't miss out! Responsibilities: Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts of high level complexity Ensure all activity is properly ...

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Accounting Career Tools

Accountant

Salaries

$30,000.00 - $74,000.00
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
63.1%
Master's
23%
Associates
5.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
5.2%
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