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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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Senior Accountant job located in Summit, NJ Global Consumer Products company seek enthusiastic Senior Accountant job to share in their commitment to their customers. Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package offered, including medical, dental and vision, 401k, generous paid time off - vacation, sick time and holidays, discounts and on-site gym. Senior Accountant job Responsibilities include,...
Senior Accountant job with stable and reputable Real Estate Company in (NJ) Central New Jersey - Edison, Woodbridge, Cranford, Newark, Morristown, Parsippany locations. I have several opportunities with strong real estate firms looking for strong Property Accountants up to 80k. Qualified candidates must have strong property accounting with residential or commercial properties. About the Job Job De...
Multi-billion dollar, publicly traded industry leader is expanding further and has a newly created position for a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant in this role will provide financial reporting support to a nationwide Business Unit and gain experience in a variety of tasks and projects within the organization. This Senior Accountant job in the Chicago area is a full time permanent position...
Parker+Lynch has a Direct Hire Lead Accountant job opportunity at a mid-size company in the north Austin area. This position was recently created due to the recent growth this organization has experienced. Candidates must have 2-3 years of accounting experience and a strong knowledge of GAAP to be considered for this position. In this role you will be playing an important role in the Accounting an...
A Staff Accountant job in Bergen County, NJ is currently available through Parker+Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and at least one year accounting experience. You will work for an organization that respects your work-life balance but still expects your availability during the busy times of the year. If you enjoy working in a...
Senior Accountant - Essex County Key Duties & Responsibilities: • Journal entry preparation. • Maintain various reports to effectively track movements in the general ledger. • Review, approval, and posting of Sales, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and cash transaction batches. • Prepare capital expenditure reports. • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations. • Prepare weekly and bi-monthly cash...
A large company headquartered in Garden City, NY is looking for an Accountant to work as assistant to the Corporate Controller. Major responsibilities of this position: • Complete the monthly closing process • Assist with the financial reporting process • Assist in the review and preparation of the annual consolidated budget • Prepare various account analyses and reconciliations • Coordinate the a...
To apply to this senior property accountant position you must email your resume directly (in a word document format) to ***** In the subject line type "senior property accountant" Our client, a prestigious real estate healthcare development firm in Chicago, is seeking a senior property accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the riveting world of real estate develop...
To apply to this position you must email your resume directly to ***** In the subject line of your email type "senior portfolio analyst/accountant" Our client is seeking a senior portfolio accountant/analyst. This is an exciting opportunity for someone out of public accounting to step into an analytical role where the responsibilities include the preparation of valuation mode...
Parker + Lynch is actively looking to fill a Senior Accountant job for a client in St Louis, MO! Check this out! This job is with a great, energetic company that takes great pride in their employees. The ideal candidate for this job will know how to do full cycle accounting, along with implementation, data conversion, sales/use tax returns and bank reconciliations. This job will report to the Cont...
Growing Central New Jersey organization is seeking a Senior Property Accountant for their accounting group. The Senior Property Accountant Job will lead, manage, and deal with a variety of strategic, operating, and financial initiatives for the corporation. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT JOB: • Oversee and direct all general accounting and control activities, including...
We have partnered with a highly recognized and well respected organization on their search to fill a Staff Accountant job in San Diego, CA. This opportunity would provide you with the chance to broaden your technical accounting knowledge by taking on challenging accounting tasks while working side by side with extremely intelligent professionals. In addition to being a part of a growing company wi...
Parker + Lynch has a Staff Accountant job in Dallas, TX. You will be responsible for journal entries and reconciliations. The client is looking for someone with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year experience. We are seeking someone who is detail oriented and is proficient with Excel. Responsibilities for the Staff Accountant job : • Prepare deposits and related journal entries across all...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Accountant job in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a minimum of three years’ financial reporting experience. You will be responsible for monthly journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and financial reports. We are seeking someone who has strong attention to detail and Big 4 experience. Responsibilities...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Accountant job in Plano, TX. The client is looking for someone who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a minimum of five year’s accounting experience. This position will be primarily responsible for reviewing financial statements and supporting schedules according to the monthly close schedule. We are seeking someone who is proficient in Microsoft applications. R...
Rare Staff Accountant Job in the Atlanta, Georgia (GA) area Global leader in financial trades is looking for a sharp staff accountant in the Sandy Springs area of Atlanta, GA. The company is seeking a top-notch candidate with a bachelor’s degree in accounting (or a closely related field), 2-4 years of experience working for a CPA, and proficient Excel skills. MBA is preferred, but NOT required. Pa...
Parker & Lynch is conducting a search for a CPA for a Sr. Accountant Job in Southfield, MI. You must have at least one year of public accounting experience and exposure to publicly traded companies. This role will provide you the chance to join a growing organization in a non-automotive industry. You will be a part of a core accounting group that will be spearheading change. Responsibilities of th...
Senior Accountant Position in Chicago, IL If you are interested in applying to this Senior Accountant position in Chicago, IL or other exciting opportunities with Parker + Lynch please email your word document resume directly to Andria Goff at ***** Our client is a house hold name in their industry. They have very low turnover due to their dynamic, supportive, wear jeans to w...
A rapidly growing and very profitable Melville New York based company is seeking an entry level accountant to join it expanding accounting team. This is an excellent opportunity for a career minded candidate as the company is growing rapidly and there is room for advancement. The company has a high urgency to fill this position quickly. The Requirements include: Strong Accounting internship experi...
Alternative Senior Fund Accountant Job-King of Prussia Financial Services client is hiring for a Senior Fund Accountant job in the King of Prussia area. You must have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience with a financial services company. Position will be working on a team of highly accomplished and driven professionals from multiple disciplines who are friendly and client-focused. This role requires...

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Accounting Career Tools

Accountant

Salaries

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Education / Training

Bachelor's
63.1%
Master's
22.9%
Associates
5.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
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