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Explore Specific Accounting Careers and Jobs

This page will take you through 3 steps to select an occupation, find job listings, prepare for a career in that field, and provide job-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Job: You will be presented with a listing of occupations. The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of occupations below
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of occupations. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Once you have identified an occupation of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a job above, you will see three links that will lead you (in a separate browser tab) to find specific job and internship listings.

Step 3: Prepare For a Job: In this section you will see one or more links to a career pathway. This pathway(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 2. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different job.

Click on a link and you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for a career in this field. Information includes core and supplimental duties, general and specific work activities, knowledge required, skills required, preparation required, educational requirements, work experience required, local salary information, certifications, links to find a job, similar job titles (with links to jobs), occupations with similar capabilities and interests (starting a career), and occupations with similar skills and Experience (changing a career).
Step 4: Job-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that will provide detailed (updated) links to occupational information specific to the Job you selected. This information includes:
Occupational Profiles: Provides resources that can help you to identify which occupation might be a great fit for you.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Cover Letters: Sources that can help you to draft an appropriate cover letter during the job hunt.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview.
Salary Data: Sources that can provide detailed salary and wage data.
Raises: Advice is provided on how to negotiate a raise with your current employer.
Jobs: Directs to job banks and resources. There are many options available to identify job openings.
Classifieds: Provides links to job classifieds, often broken down by specific industry.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
Career Change: There are many issues involved when planning a career change process, and these resources will help.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

1) Select a Job

Scroll through the picklist (below).These are jobs related to the accounting profession. 213 specific occupations are listed. Select those that may be of interest - you will get links to active job listings for that specific occupation, and detailed resources to help you prepare a career path (ladder).
You can use this form two ways:
1) Enter a Keyword - As you enter a keyword, you will filter (limit) the listing to those occupations that contain the keyword entered
2) Browse the list (Don't enter a keyword) - You can simply browse the list of occupations. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Enter a Keyword (filter the list below)
OR - leave blank and scroll through the choices:



Select a Job Title (scroll and Select) :

Account Auditor
Accountant
Accountant Assistant
Accountant Clerk
Accountant Helper
Accountant Manager
Accountant Supervisor
Accounting Administrator
Accounting Analyst
Accounting Assistant
Accounting Associate
Accounting Auditor
Accounting Bookkeeper
Accounting Clerk
Accounting Clerks Supervisor
Accounting Consultant
Accounting Director
Accounting Lecturer
Accounting Machine Mechanic
Accounting Machine Operator
Accounting Manager
Accounting Methods Analyst
Accounting Officer
Accounting Representative
Accounting Specialist
Accounting Supervisor
Accounting Systems Analyst
Accounting Technician
Accounting/Finance Tutor
Audit Associate
Audit Clerk
Audit Clerks Supervisor
Audit Control Clerk
Audit Machine Operator
Audit Manager
Audit Partner
Audit Tech
Auditing Clerk
Auditing Manager
Auditor
Auditor (Backup)
Auditor Appraiser
Auditor Supervisor
Auditor-In-Charge
Bank Accountant
Billing and Accounting Staff Assistant
Bookkeeper
Bookkeeper Assistant
Bookkeepers Supervisor
Bookkeeping and Billing Machine Operator
Bookkeeping Assistant
Bookkeeping Clerk
Bookkeeping Clerks Supervisor
Bookkeeping Machine Mechanic
Bookkeeping Machine Operator
Bookkeeping Service Sales Agent
Budget Accountant
Cash Accountant
Cash Accounting Clerk
Certified Income Tax Preparer (CTP)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Chartered Accountant
Chief Accountant
City Auditor
City Tax Auditor
City Treasurer
Claim Auditor
Claims Auditor
Commercial Energy Auditor
Compliance Auditor
Computer Bookkeeper
Corporate Accountant
Corporate Controller
Corporate Tax Preparer
Cost Accountant
Cost Accounting Clerk
Cost Accounting Manager
County Auditor
County Tax Assessor
County Treasurer
Daily Sales Audit Clerk
Data Processing Auditor
Delinquent Tax Collection Assistant
Delinquent Tax Collector
Delinquent Tax Collector Assistant
Deputy Treasurer
Distribution Accounting Clerk
Electric Accounting Machine Operator (EAM Operator)
Electronic Data Processing Auditor (EDP Auditor)
Energy Audit Advisor
Energy Auditor
Estate Tax Examiner
Field Auditor
Field Tax Auditor
Financial Accountant
Financial Auditor
Financial Institution Treasurer
Financial Reporting Accountant
Fiscal Accountant
Fiscal Accounting Clerk
Forensic Accountant
Forensic Audit Expert
Full Charge Bookkeeper
Fund Accountant
General Accountant
General Ledger Accountant
General Ledger Bookkeeper
Income Tax Adjuster
Income Tax Administrator
Income Tax Advisor
Income Tax Auditor
Income Tax Consultant
Income Tax Expert
Income Tax Investigator
Income Tax Preparer
Industrial Accountant
Insurance Auditor
Internal Audit Director
Internal Audit Manager
Internal Auditor
Internal Review and Audit Compliance
International Accounting User Representative
Inventory Accountant
Inventory Auditor
Irrigation Tax Assessor-Collector
Licensed Tax Consultant
Loan Auditor
Machine Accountant
Machine Bookkeeper
Master Tax Advisor
Medical Accountant
Medical Auditor
Mortgage Accounting Clerk
Mutual Fund Accountant
Night Auditor
Office Bookkeeper
Payroll Accountant
Payroll Auditor
Payroll Bookkeeper
Procurement Accountant
Project Accountant
Property Accountant
Public Accountant
Railroad Accountant
Railroad Auditor
Revenue Accountant
Revenue Audit Clerk
Revenue Field Auditor
Revenue Tax Specialist
Sales Audit Clerk
School Treasurer
Secretary-Bookkeeper
Special Tax Auditor
Staff Accountant
Staff Auditor
State Auditor
Systems Accountant
Tax Accountant
Tax Adjuster
Tax Advisor
Tax Agent
Tax Analyst
Tax Appraiser
Tax Assessor
Tax Assistant
Tax Associate
Tax Attorney
Tax Auditor
Tax Clerk
Tax Collection Coordinator
Tax Collector
Tax Commissioner
Tax Compliance Agent
Tax Compliance Officer
Tax Compliance Representative
Tax Consultant
Tax Economist
Tax Evaluator
Tax Examiner
Tax Examining Technician
Tax Expert
Tax Investigator
Tax Lawyer
Tax Manager
Tax Map Technician
Tax Preparer
Tax Processor
Tax Professional
Tax Representative
Tax Revenue Officer
Tax Reviewer
Tax Specialist
Tax Technician
Town Treasurer
Traveling Accountant
Traveling Auditor
Traveling Repair Accountant
Treasurer
Typing Bookkeeper

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