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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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Orange Lake Resorts Orlando, FL, 32801
Requirements SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Limited QUALIFICATIONS: • Required • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or equivalent • 5+ years of accounting experience in financial reporting, analysis and general ledger review and balance sheet reconciliations • Advanced Excel skills • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles • Positive attitude and strong written and oral communicatio...
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, 37201
Summary: The Staff Accountant in Endowment and Gift Accounting will work with the endowment and gift accounting team to ensure that gifts to Vanderbilt are properly accounted for on the university’s general ledger and the university’s unit accounting system. This position will perform tasks in a varied and highly complex environment and will exercise a high degree of judgment in selecting and app...
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Boston, MA, 02298
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company! When you enter finance and accounting position at Liberty Mutual Insurance, you will find the same dynamic environment and challenges as within other organizations. Yet you will find something more: an opportunity to apply your analytic and technical skills to a company renowned for its integrity and focus on developing its e...
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...
World Vision Inc. Federal Way, WA, 98003
Now do something extraordinary... One of every three people worldwide lives on less than $2 a day. Recognizing this crisis doesn't take a financial genius. But supporting a global movement to tackle poverty does demand the brightest minds in finance and accounting. Are you ready to do more? Being successful is ordinary. Changing lives is extraordinary. In this role you will perform a wide variet...
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp Savannah, GA, 31401
Unique Skills: Proficient excel skills is required SAP experience is desirable MAcc/MBA and CPA are desirable Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, principally Excel is required. Strong technology expertise in other applications a plus.Minimum of 2...
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...
Trinity Industries Inc Dallas, TX, 75201
Trinity Industries, Inc. , headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a diversified industrial company that owns market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the energy, transportation, chemical, and construction sectors. Trinity reports its financial results in five principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland Barge Group, ...
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...
Perform revenue accounting functions related to Apache domestic oil and gas Gulf Coast region properties. Duties include the contractual volume allocation and valuation to record Apache revenue and disburse the related royalty burdens on a monthly basis. Monthly accruals, revenue close, variance analysis, 3rd Party AR and Intercompany reconciliation to ensure volume allocations and prices are corr...
USAA Real Estate Company San Antonio, TX, 78245
Company Overview: USAA Real Estate Company , a leading Commercial Real Estate Investment & Management organization, is GROWING ! We have NEW career opportunities available in our Accounting department. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and dynamic team! USAA Real Estate Company was founded in 1982 as the real estate investment arm of USAA. With over $12 billion in assets und...
Overview: Responsible for reviewing and recording general ledger transactions relative to specific areas. Assists auditors with the year end audit by providing accurate information pertaining to cash and cash equivalent. Responsibilities: Review and perform general ledger analyses on various balance sheet classifications. Record journal entries into the general ledger system. Responsible for ...
State of Oregon Salem, OR, 97301
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions DHS14-0916A If you previously applied under announcement number DHS14-0916 and qualified, you need not reapply. Your name will automatically be added to the list of qualified candidates for this recruitment. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is about safety, health and independence for all Oregonians. We help Oregonians in their own communities a...
Brookfield Office Properties Houston, TX, 77020
Responsible for maintaining the general ledger and providing accurate, complete and timely reporting of the financial operations of assigned properties (including but not limited to financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting). Responsibilities: General Accounting Responsible for the general ledgers for assigned properties, including monthly journal entries, income and expense accruals, job ...
Trinity Industries Inc Jonesboro, AR, 72404
Trinity Industries, Inc. , headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a diversified industrial company that owns market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the energy, transportation, chemical, and construction sectors. Trinity reports its financial results in five principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland Barge Group, ...
Vibra Healthcare Inc. Hartford, CT, 06183
At Vibra Healthcare, we're on a first name basis. Our managers greet you by your first name and know why you’re passionate about healthcare. Throughout your day, you collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to create a course of recovery for the patient you know so well. Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts, located in Springfield, MA is seeking a Sr. Accountant to join our team. Full Time, M...
Koch Industries, Inc WICHITA, KS
Description THE OPPORTUNITY Are you an accountant with at least one year of experience? Koch Industries is looking for experienced accountants and has many opportunities available. WHY CONSIDER KOCH? Accounting roles at Koch companies extend far beyond the necessities of processing payments and assuring compliance. You will be involved in multimillion-dollar, multinational transactions, gainin...
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...

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