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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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Staff Accountant job in Central New Jersey Our client is a building materials supplier who is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their growing department. This company is located in Central New Jersey and is close to: Somerset County, Bridgewater, Berkeley Heights, Westfield, Clark, Springfield, South Plainfield, and Edison. The ideal candidate should be comfortable wearing many hats in a dynamic...
Our publicly traded Oil & Gas client is searching for a Sr. Corporate Accountant/SEC to join their team in Houston, Texas. The qualified candidate will need experience in complex accounting calculations, journal entry preparation and entry, account reconciliations, quarterly financial statement analysis, monthly reporting, audit assistance, and more. The qualified Sr. Corporate Accountant will hav...
Accountant job in Jupiter, Florida Parker & Lynch Direct hire Accountant needed for Mid-sized Services Company located in the Jupiter area. The Accountant will assist the Controller with month and year end reporting and also assist the owner and executive assistant with generating reports. Accounts Receivable functions including collection calls, Payroll administration and General accounting dutie...
Parker & Lynch is actively sourcing for a candidate to fill a Sr. Financial Accountant job in San Diego, CA for one of our top clients. Hands on performance within this role is critical as you will be assigned challenging accounting tasks focused on revenue and receivables, inventory, and SG&A accounts. In this position you will also be asked to perform a significant amount of financial analysis o...
Experienced Commercial Real Estate Industry Accountant needed. Up to $60k + discretionary bonus - WESTSIDE/BEACH TIME!! Slightly higher salary for experienced CAM Accountant. Local resident Candidate only, please! Email your present to ***** If you have an outgoing personality and enjoy speaking to people versus sitting at a computer all day, just punching the keyboard, t...
We are looking for a strong leader to fill a Principal Accountant job in San Diego, CA. In this role you will be asked to provide supervisory oversight and support to various accounting functions. You will lead and guide a staff of accountants in recording and reporting financial transactions accurately and timely. The Principal Accountant job will be to interpret and apply appropriate accounting...
We have several job opportunities targeting a strong SEC background. If you have an interest in one of the following opportunities or perhaps you are targeting a different role in Finance or Accounting I would love to be a resource for you! SEC External Reporting Manager: Targeting 5-7 years accounting experience Big 4- plus Successful Leadership Experience Knowledge of SEC reporting rules Opportu...
A growing Real Estate firm is expanding further and has a newly created position for a Property Accountant. The person in this role will be responsible for reconciliation of all bank accounts maintain the general ledger for assigned properties and gain experience in a variety of tasks and projects within the organization. This Property Accountant job in the Chicago, IL is a full time permanent pos...
Parker+Lynch, specializing in the placement of accounting and finance professionals, is currently seeking a Senior Accountant for a direct placement opportunity with a dynamic and growing company. Our client, a leader in their industry and located in the Inland Empire, is seeking a Senior Accountant for a direct placement, full time opportunity. This person’s daily responsibilities will include, b...
3-8 years- Accountant position - Real Estate Industry - Located by the Santa Monica Beach Immediate Opportunity! $55k-$65k + 10% discretionary bonus Denise Gardella - Parker+Lynch Finance Search Firm ***** It's summer and the temperature is rising! Want to work at the beach where you can walk to lunch nearby, with temperatures 10-20 degrees cooler than the Valley or the I...
Parker + Lynch has a Revenue Accountant job in Richardson, TX. The client is looking someone with a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience. You will be responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of monthly and quarterly revenue and gross margin results. We are seeking for someone who has SAP experience. Responsibilities for the Revenue Accountant job: • Preparation of re...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Technical Accountant job near Irving, TX. The client is looking for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who has a minimum of five years’ progressive experience in public and industry. You will provide technical accounting support for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. We are seeking someone who is detail oriented and has strong organizational skills. Responsibiliti...
Parker & Lynch is currently seeking a Staff Accountant in the Tampa Bay area! Responsibilities: Under management’s direction, preform professional accounting work including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation and verification of financial records, and related duties as required. Preparation of monthly journal entries including all cash receipt entries Reconciliation of all balan...
Property Accountant Job Edison, NJ A Property Accountant Job in Edison is currently available through Parker & Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years’ experience in a Property Accountant. The organization is a leading commercial real estate organization that offers good work life balance and opportunity for growth. This position offers...
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT NEEDED!! Our client is a $1B+ corporation that is a leader in the tech services industry. They work with over 250,000 businesses nationwide. They are looking for a Senior Accountant to be responsible for preparing journal entries, financial statement prep, financial reporting, assisting with consolidations, and other special projects. Qualifications: - 3+ years of experience, inc...
Bilingual Staff Accountant Job Parker & Lynch-West Palm Beach, Florida Parker & Lynch is searching for two Staff Accountants to join an excellent company. These jobs manage various assets. Will be responsible for AR/AP, bank reconciliations, and payroll (through QuickBooks). Will also be responsible for preparing financial reports (including cash flow) budgets and overseeing contracts and other fi...
Parker + Lynch has a Cash Accountant job in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years’ experience. You will be responsible for the control and reconciliation of unit bank and receivable accounts. We need someone who is proficient with Microsoft Excel and has PeopleSoft experience. Responsibilities for the Cash Accountant job: • Daily recon...
Parker and Lynch is seeking an energetic and dynamic candidate for an Accountant job for a rapidly growing Not-for-Profit in Detroit, Michigan. This role offers challenge, diverse duties and growth potential. Responsibilities: • Maintain general ledger • Perform day-to-day processing of accounts payable • Prepare and manage invoices for payment • Maintain inventory files • Prepare and analyze repo...
A manufacturing company is looking for a system savvy accountant for the Inventory Accountant Job in Deerfield, IL. The right person for the job will have a minimum of seven years in a manufacturing industry with heavy inventory experience. The Inventory Accountant will be responsible for the accounting of inventory for all U.S. plant locations, including inventory valuation, obsolescence, and cus...
Rapidly expanding Miami based, Real Estate firm is seeking a Senior Property Accountant. Our client is enjoying rapid growth and offers outstanding benefits and advancement opportunities to the selected candidate. This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone that is looking to join a company that values their employees and offers a career track. Job Duties: General ledger activities including post...
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