Completing your Bachelor of Business Degree in Accounting can accelerate your career in the high demand and highly compensated Accounting profession.
The following information, resources, and links are provided to highlight the scope, functions, professional resources, and career opportunities within Accounting careers.

What is Accounting?

as defined by

It is a systematic process of identifying, recording, measuring, classifying, verifying, summarizing, interpreting and communicating financial information. It reveals profit or loss for a given period, and the value and nature of a firm’s assets, liabilities and owners’ equity. Accounting provides information on the

  • resources available to a firm,
  • the means employed to finance those resources, and
  • the results achieved through their use.

Practice and body of knowledge concerned primarily with:

  • methods for recording transactions,
  • keeping financial records,
  • performing internal audits,
  • reporting and analyzing financial information to the management, and
  • advising on taxation matters.

Accounting Career Areas

  • Accountant

  • Accounting Assistant

  • Accounting Clerk

  • Accounting Director

  • Accounting Manager

  • Accounting Teacher/Professor

  • Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Auditor

  • Bookkeeper

  • Budget Analyst

  • Certified Internal Auditor

  • Chief Accounting Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer - CFO

  • Comptroller/Controller

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Cost Accountant

  • Forensic Accounting

  • Government Accounting

  • Payroll Clerk

  • Tax Accountant

  • Staff Accountant

Accounting News & Articles

Best Jobs for Business Majors with Salary Potential

``Explore common jobs for business majors that will get you started on your own corporate takeover.``

Accounting and Finance Careers will be In-Demand in 2016

``Graduates with degrees in accounting, finance, and related majors are reaping lucrative salaries and vast career opportunities.``

Best Business Jobs - U.S. News and World Report

``This profession doesn’t deserve such a bad reputation. Accountants make a pretty good living, and they have a lot of job security.``

Accounting Job Opportunity Websites

Search for: any of the Accounting Career Areas listed above.

  • Indeed

  • Career Builder

  • Monster

  • Simply Hired