Accounting involves the examination, organization, management, and design of accurate recording and reporting procedures of financial and business transactions.
Job Titles to Consider:
|| Internal Auditor
|| International Accountant
|| International Trade Specialist
|| Investment Banker
| Bank Examiner / Bank Officer
|| Loan Officer
| Broker / Market Operator
|| Payroll Supervisor
| Budget Analyst
|| Public Accountant
| Business Teacher
|| Purchasing Agent
| Claim Adjuster /Examiner
|| Research Analyst
| Consumer Credit / Loan Officer
|| Revenue Agent
| Contract Administrator
|| Security Sales Representative
| Cost Accountant
| Credit Analyst
|| Systems Accountant
|| Systems Analyst
| FBI Special Agent
|| Tax Accountant / Tax Collector
| Financial Planner
| Industrial / Institutional Buyer
Will you be able to prove you have the most important skills and hear “you're hired”?
At this point, there’s an expectation of excellence. What are your specific computer capabilities?
The basic ability to clearly present your thoughts never goes out of style.
What have you done to prove you can get other people to rally around an idea and win?
Are you well organized? How have you proven you can effectively multi-task?
Do you have the thinking skills to creatively solve a problem, to analyze a complex situation, and to make an informed recommendation? Have you shown through your GPA that you’ve got the fire power to be effective?
Can you work with other people? When and what did you accomplish?
Are you able and willing to take risks...and make them pay off? When have you done that? What were the specific results?
Are you someone who is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done? Does your GPA reflect that? What have you accomplished that others in your position wouldn’t have had the heart to make happen?
Can I trust you with my company and my reputation-which I put on the line whenever I bring someone into the organization?
American Accounting Association
National Society of Accountants
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
Additional Sources of Information
Institute of Management Accountants
Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Association of Government Accountants
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Careers in Accounting