Accounting Job Facts








Is Your Accounting Degree Enough......?


  • Most jobs require at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field.
  • Job seekers who obtain professional recognition through certification or licensure, a master's degree, proficiency in accounting and auditing computer software, or specialized experise will have an advantage in the job market.
  • Competition will remain keen for the most prestigious jobs in major accounting and business firms.
  • An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will drive growth in employment.

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Links to Careers
The Occupational Outlook Handbook offers a detailed view of careers in accounting and related occupations where accounting trailing is desirable or required. You can find out about the nature of the work, working conditions, employment, qualifications and advancement, earnings, and more. A few of the many possibilities are listed here. One of them may be just right for you!

■  Accountants and Auditors
■  Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks
■  Financial Analysts/Personal Financial Advisors
■  Tax Examiners/Collectors/Revenue Agents
■  Budget Analysts
■  Management Analysts
■  Financial Managers