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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.
Junior Staff Accountant The Greysmith Companies is looking for an up and coming Staff Accountant for a fast-growing manufacturing company. This position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to be a part of a diverse and creative team where they can expand on their accounting skills and career. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task, a willingness to lea...
Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting - CPA Senior Accountant wanted for a large, publicly traded, company. This person will have wide exposure to all external reporting, and technical accounting, aspects for the company. The person must have strong experience with SEC reporting and technical accounting as well as strong business partnering skills as the role will partner with many other groups...
Staff Accountant - Corporate GL Industry leading, billion dollar, company is looking for a staff accountant to join their group. The staff accountant will work within their Corporate group and have a focus on GL accounting. The company offers a great, laid back, atmosphere as well as strong compensation and benefits. The ideal candidate, for the Staff Accountant role, has 1+ years of corporate a...
FPD ACCOUNTANT Position Description: The FPD Accountant will focus primarily on project related activities (i.e. establishing new securitizations, preparation of the annual FPD forecast and budget, installing/converting new accounting systems, work with complex accounting issues) requiring the use of in-depth accounting knowledge, practices and principles as well as ingenuity and originality. ·...
Treasury Accountant in Houston, TX. Analyze financial viability of projects. Place/hold funds according to daily cash position. Prepare & elaborate reports on treasury activity; cash flow forecasts. Mail resume to V. Merchant, NICSA Industrial Supplies Corp., 8800 Jameel Rd., Suite 190, Houston, TX 77040....
Summary Overview Essential Functions: · Assist in the processing of multi-state, multi-company, ADP Workforce Now 2.0 (or Ultipro) payroll for over 500 employees, along with separate 1099 contractor payrolls (continually increasing locations and employee and contractor totals expected) · Verify/validate accurate full time and attendance input from all required pay groups; ensure exception-only ...
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 ...
Job Summary: Under direct supervision, responsible for accounting and/or clerical duties of a complex nature in support of accounting functions. Responsible for assisting in the preparation of monthly balance sheet account analyses, corporate bank reconciliations and responding to any inquiries received from corporate, general and administrative departments. Also responsible for assisting of the ...
This Manufacturing and Distribution Company in the Greater Chicago, IL area is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join their corporate Tax department. This person will report to the Tax Director and have varied responsibilities as it relates to tax compliance, preparing returns and tax research. This is a very stable yet consistently growing company with excellent benefits, promotional opportu...
One of my very best clients located downtown Cleveland is looking to add a staff accountant due to growth. This client has been named as "One of the 99 Great Workplaces for Top Talent in Northeast Ohio" by the Employers Resource Council. Excellent work life balance, great compensation and bonus, fabulous hiring manager and team! This position is responsible for recording all journal entries includ...
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing analysis, reporting and journal entry preparation for various functions, programs and corporate departments. The team member will prepare balance sheet reconciliations and maintain and demonstrate an understanding of the account balance and provide explanations for variances. The Team Member must interpret legal agreements and apply current ...
Parker + Lynch's client in the West Palm Beach, FL area is hiring for a Tax Accountant to join their rapidly growing team.This position is responsible for providing preparation support for all federal, foreign, state and local income tax returns for the Client's different companies. Responsibilities also include assisting with federal and local income tax audits, guiding and working with other tax...
A Senior Financial Reporting Accountant Job is currently available in downtown Nashville, TN courtesy of Parker & Lynch. To be considered for this position you must have a Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years' experience in a similar role. Are you tired of the long hours of public accounting? This is a direct quote from my client.."I believe this is a 40 hour a week job." Also, this client is ve...
Parker + Lynch has an Accountant job in Lake Kiowa, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience. We will prepare income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and reports. We are seeking someone with oil and gas experience. Responsibilities for the Accountant job: • Prepare month...
SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT!!! Are you looking for an opportunity with a stable and dynamic company? Our client is a leader in the real estate development industry. They are looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to be responsible for the preparation of federal and multi-state tax returns, tax research, tax reporting under ASC 740 and other special projects. Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree - CPA an...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team in Boston, MA. Duties: Become an expert at using a combination of internal sales reports, plus credit card processor and bank statements Recommend and implement process and reporting improvements Document and perform internal control procedures to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and internal audit stand...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team in Franklin, MA. Duties: Responsible for the maintenance of GLs and all associated accounting transactions Assist in the financial closing of records, inclusive of JE postings, preparation of appropriate accruals, and reconciliation of accounts Assist in preparation and reporting of consolidated financial stat...
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...
Magic Steel is a multi-site steel service center located in Grand Rapids, MI. We are currently accepting resumes for a General Accountant. The role of this position is to assist the Controller in establishing and maintaining accounting systems for the collection and compilation of financial data for management decisions and obligatory financial reporting for all companies; ensures the accuracy of ...
Rapidly growing mid-size O&G company seeking experienced O&G professional for challenging O&G Revenue position. This role will work in revenue department and perform wide range of duties supporting O&G Revenue department. Specific tasks include compilation, preparation and recording of monthly revenues, coordinating new well set-ups with Land department and ensuring revenues are in accordance with...
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Accounting Career Tools
$30,000.00 - $74,000.00
Typical Salary for Accountant
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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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.
Rate of Growth
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Attention to Detail
Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.
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