Information about this exciting field:
The accounting field offers a wide variety of job duties and job titles for people working for large or small organizations. You may find yourself posting transaction details, ensuring the accuracy of accounts, balancing financials, tracking financial records, generating reports, or managing databases and spreadsheets. You may handle payroll and billing functions for your employer. In whichever job you choose, financial integrity, adhering to regulations, and accurate reporting will be key.
Is this program for me?
Accounting graduates love to work with numbers! Much of their day is spent using a computer and other office equipment. Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful accounting graduate:
- Analytical mind/problem solving
- Attention to detail
- Computer skills
- Math skills
- Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Spreadsheet Applications
- Individual Tax Accounting
Note: This program is available, in whole or in part, online.
Where might I find a job?
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Accounting courses are offered on multiple campuses and online.
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