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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.
Berteletti, Desrochers & Fuerst, P.C. is a growing full-service public accounting firm with clients in various industries. We currently have career oppurtunities available for a staff accountant (2+ years of experience required) and senior accountant / manager (CPA certification and 5 + years of experience required) to provide tax , audit and accounting services. Berteletti, Desrochers & Fuerst of...
About Comdata Comdata Inc. is a leading business-to-business provider of innovative electronic payment solutions. As an issuer and a processor, the company provides fleet, corporate payment, healthcare, virtual card, and prepaid solutions to over 30,000 customers. Comdata’s SVS division is a global gift card and loyalty innovator that manages over 600 million cards and processes over 1 billion tr...
Job Posting - Senior Accountant Position Description Kemper CPA Group LLP, a top 100 public accounting firm, is seeking a qualified candidate for a Senior Accountant for their Terre Haute, Indiana office. The Senior Accountant is an advanced level in a non-management professional position. The appropriate candidate will be responsible for a variety of general accounting, tax and auditing assignm...
This position is an integral part of the Finance Department. The successful candidate must enjoy interacting with people, be accommodating and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The accounting assistant should be dynamic and present a professional image and composure. He/she must have experience handling multiple tasks within the department and have a very high attention to detail. The ideal can...
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence. Flowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected vet...
U.S Energy Development Corporation—a well-established, continually growing, local company—is looking for a new addition to our accounting team. We are seeking an accounting professional to fill the role of Senior Staff Accountant to help drive the growth of this essential department. The role will support the department in analyzing recurring and non-routine accounting matters on a monthly, quarte...
Position: Staff Accountant School: New Frontiers Charter School Supervisor: Director of Finance Pay Range: $40,000-$50,000 Number of days to be worked: 234 Job Purpose: To support the Exec. Director of Finance in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department in an ethical manner that will be audited annually. Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance ...
Senior Accountant – Oil and Gas Great Public Company is adding to the team. This person is responsible for performing key monthly close activities, such as reconciliations, journal entry preparation, financial reporting and variance analysis. Assist with budget, forecasts and external audit compliance. Prepare ad hoc reports and perform other complex tasks with minimum supervision. Lead projects,...
Experis Finance in Cleveland is seeking a local, highly qualified Senior Accountant for permanent, direct-hire position with one of our biggest clients. Description: The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the following: - Accounting of Cash Discounts, entries in SAP, Reconciling Net AR Accounts and entering information for the Monthly Close into Hyperion. - Overseeing the Cash Accountin...
Internationally known professional services company is looking to hire a detail-oriented, analytical and motivated Senior Accountant to be a key member of the overall Global Real Estate Operations team! In this role, responsibilities include but are not limited to: process all day-to-day lease and real estate related accounting transactions for the North America portfolio and lead the monthly acco...
4 Quadrants Advisory, the nations foremost financial advisory company for the dental industry, is hiring for an experienced full-time Staff Accountant to add to our youthful, cutting-edge team. As part of our rapidly growing, fast paced company, you will be primarily working on all aspects of Quickbooks and entering data/downloading payroll. As a small firm, corporate culture fit is a very importa...
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 ...
A growing energy company is in need of an experienced Accountant to lead and grow this new position on the team. The company offers 100% paid insurance for employee and family, great work life balance, flexibility, and a team oriented atmosphere. Requirements: 3 years experience with Federal royalty reporting, audits, and federal production reporting Bachelors Degree in Accounting Must be prof...
Staff Accountant With deep experience and more than 600 customers managing over 10 million identities, Courion is the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM), from provisioning to governance to Identity and Access Intelligence (IAI). Courion provides insight from analyzing the big data generated by an organization’s identity and access relationships so users can efficiently and accu...
Experis Finance in Cleveland is seeking a local, highly qualified Technical Accountant / SEC Reporting Professional for 4-month contract project with one of our biggest clients. Description: - Technical Accountant will be responsible for the compilation of consolidated information to support Form 10-K disclosures, including: future operating lease commitments, rent expense, warranty rollforward,...
About the Firm: Pease & Associates, Inc. has an immediate opportunity for a Staff Auditor in its Audit and Assurance practice group. Our Cleveland-based CPA firm concentrates on three key services: audit/accounting, tax, and business consulting. We are focused on outstanding client service to build strong relationships. With 25-plus years of experience in the business, Pease & Associates has mor...
Accountant Salary:$45,000 - $50,000 based on experience Experience: Preferable 3+ years, nonprofit a plus Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Experience in converting Accounting software a plus Ability to learn quickly Self-starter Experience with State or Federal contracts/grants a plus Technology skills a plus Responsibilities:...
About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FO...
Skill Set Needed Financial Statement Preparation Bookkeeping GL Maintenance Payroll Functional in using MS Word, Xcel, and Power Point Qualifications Associate degree in accounting or other financial discipline Detail oriented Organized Ability to multi task Ability to meet deadlines Ability to communicate to management...
Seeking a dedicated self-starter with 2-4 years of experience in tax and accounting work. Requirements -B.S. in Accounting -Tax return preparation experience -Excellent tax, accounting, analytical, client service, communication, presentation & PC skills -CPA License preferred We are a full service public accounting firm serving Central Pennsylvania. We specialize in individual and small busi...
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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.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Attention to Detail
Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
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