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Public Accountant Job Overview

Public accountants typically work in an accounting or finance department of a company. Unlike a certified public accountant position, which requires a bachelor's degree and passing a certification exam, a public accountant position usually only requires an interest in the subject matter and the ability to manage books. Public accountants don't have to take licensing exams, have a college degree in accounting or maintain any certification through continuing education. Their job duties might include:
  • Running and working with QuickBooks or other basic accounting software
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Prepare tax returns (if a public accountant does this, they must pass a test with the IRS)
  • Understand financials of a business, including cash flow, equity, balance sheets and charts of accounts

Public Accountant Job Education Requirements

A public accountant should have an interest in managing finances and bookkeeping. No specific education is generally required for the position, although some positions may require previous experience in accounting. If an accountant wants to become a certified public accountant, he or she would have to take an exam administered in the state of employment. Additionally, certified public accountants have to continue their education in order to maintain the licensure. Public accountants only have to obtain a license from the IRS if they prepare and file tax returns.

Public Accountant Job Market

Accounting jobs are growing as federal and state regulations become stricter for businesses of all sizes. Internal verifiers serve an important role to eliminate fraud and waste for a company, which can help save them money. For this reason, the job market for public accountants is increasing as companies look for qualified and skilled professionals to take on this role for their departments. By 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 13.1 percent growth for public accounting jobs. U.S. News and World Report ranks public accounting as #3 on the list of Best Business Jobs.

Public Accountant Job Salary Information

The salary range for a public accountant can vary depending on experience and skill level. The median salary for a public accountant in the country is $63,550, but the highest 10 percent of public accountants earned over $110,000 per year. The jobs that pay the highest tend to be in the federal executive branch of the government and securities and commodities in the metropolitan areas of the United States. It is certainly a career opportunity with room for growth and advancement, with security and stability for many years.
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Description The PNP is professionally responsible to provide the patients with excellence of practice as demonstrated by competent, safe care mandated by standards set forth by St. Christophers Hospital for Children policies/procedures, nursing policies/procedures, and JCAHO standards. Skills & Abilities: Commitment to the multi-disciplinary approach to patient care Able to communicate effecti...
Duties: The infrastructure engineer manager will serve as a technical team member supporting complex virtualization environments focusing on Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp. Duties include: Oversee and monitor the Citrix production environment, ensuring that integrity is maintained and high availability is met. 24/7 support is rotated across the team and when on-call, you are expected to respond t...
A Physician’s Assistant is licensed in the State of Florida and, under administrative direction, provides medical and/or surgical services to patients within the scope of the supervising physician’s practice; assists with specific medical program and clinical operations; counsels patients regarding their health; prepares reports and summaries. An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner is licensed...
Working as a National Account Executive with the Indirect channel, you will partner with store management and wireless sales personnel of National Retail chains to meet mutual objectives. You will develop and implement wireless and wireline sales and marketing programs for national retail accounts in the surrounding area. Additional Responsibilities: Meet and exceed sales objectives for assigned...
Description PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarter...
Description PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarter...
Description PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarter...
Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into a $5 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services. From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, S...
Recruiting Coordinator Job in Bristol, Pennsylvania Ajilon has an immediate opening for a permanent full-time Recruiting Coordinator in Bristol, PA. The ideal candidate for the Recruiting Coordinator position will have a passion for recruiting, HR administrative experience, and strong interpersonal skills. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an engaging, fast-paced, dynamic office environm...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is currently looking for a Junior/ Entry Level Marketing Analyst for a large well known client located in Bucks County, PA. In this position your core responsibility is for marketing, campaign/ marketing program management, as well as for retention and growth. In this job you will be required to use strong analytical skills to complete market research, data analysis on...
Inside Sales Roles Ideal candidates are those who: - Thrive on the challenges and benefits of telephone selling - Enjoy and excel at working with a dynamic and highly active inside sales team - Are fully capable of generating new business with prospective B2B clients and managing an existing client base - Have a stable job history and a proven track record of sales success Requirements: - P...
Description: Position Description: Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) Our Product Development and Management groups are vital to our success and are leaders in dri...
Job ID: 4518 Position Description: A full-time District Sales Manager is needed to exemplify the values of our client which include performance with integrity, innovation, sense of urgency and passion for achievement. The District Sales Manager will be responsible for managing a team of sales representatives and meeting or exceeding established program sales and market share targets within a giv...
We are seeking a responsible and hard-working Store Manager to join our growing team of professionals in a Maidenform Store. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits for full time employees. Under direction of a Regional Manager lead a branded retail business that generates superior retail returns and provides America’s best brands in intimate apparel. Supervise the store ...
Find the Career You Deserve, and help Hardworking People Get the Quality Home Merchandise They Deserve! Join Rent-A-Center, America's #1 Rent-to-Own Company. For over 20 years, Rent-A-Center has meant opportunity for millions: Opportunity for our customers who are able to enjoy access to the best in brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers; Opportunity for our more than 1...
Meet and exceed customer experience and sales objectives for store. Assist the Store Manager in the daily operation of a retail store. Under the direction of the Store Manager, schedule employees, maintain inventories, conduct physical inventories, maintain store appearance and complete day-to-day paperwork as directed. Assist Store Manager, as directed, by assisting in the development, training a...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins November 3, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncapped ...
Destination Maternity Corporation has an opportunity for a District Manager to act as a key member of our retail management team. This position will oversee our stores in the Philadelphia, PA market. Reporting to the Regional Manager, the District Manager should be a goal oriented and hardworking leader. They must be a strategic thinker who can manage an additional layer of multi-store leadership...
Description: Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room...

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