Accountants and Auditors
Accountants and auditors assemble, analyze, and check the accuracy of financial information.
Accountants serve a broad clientele that ranges from individuals up to large corporations and government. While some work for a specific company or accounting firm, others own and operate their own business.
$29.04 per hour on average
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Education & Training
Bachelor's degree is common.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job
Determine how much tax is owed and prepare financial and tax statements.
Analyze business operations, trends, revenues, and costs.
Analyze financial data and records to be sure they follow legal and financial standards.
Advise clients about their financial and tax needs.
Enter financial information into recordkeeping and accounting systems.
Develop accounting or auditing system for firm or agency.
Create and maintain budgets based on previous year's financial data.
Write reports for management about financial conditions and recommended changes.
Conduct research to learn accounting or auditing needs.
Advise management about using resources, paying taxes, and budget forecasts.
Determine and record value of real property and equipment.
Take training to keep skills up to date.
Bookkeeping and Accounting Clerks
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