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    Fight Fraud as a Forensic Accountant

    Fight Fraud as a Forensic Accountant
    An employee embezzles millions of dollars from his company, but he doesn't know his firm is on to him. To combat his schemes, the company brings in a forensic accountant, a professional with a combination of financial expertise and investigative prowess, to determine exactly what's going on. Eventually, the forensic accountant uncovers the fraud, gathers evidence and turns it over to ...
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    Environmental Accountants Do It for the Green

    Environmental Accountants Do It for the Green
    Accountants can do more than count beans and push back against the occasional executive who wants to borrow a few hundred million from petty cash. When financial geniuses specialize in environmental accounting, they'll find themselves analyzing internal and external costs of environmental impacts and sometimes jumping up and down to get the attention of executives who'd rather stick their heads in ...
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    Entertainment Accounting

    Entertainment Accounting
    Lights! Camera! Audit! In the multibillion-dollar entertainment industry, accountants have found a glitzy niche providing financial services to Hollywood studios, production companies and a whole universe of artists and technicians -- from box-office superstars and music-industry moguls to truck drivers and B-movie bit players. With some connections and knowledge of the entertainment industry, a bachelor's degree in accounting and a knack ...
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    Play Ball as a Sports Accountant

    Play Ball as a Sports Accountant
    You could say that Bowie Baysox Controller Christy Hoos was born into her job. She grew up in a sports-obsessed family, and her father was a professional baseball player. A friend of a friend helped her find her first sports accounting job, working for the Baltimore Orioles, and her love of sports has kept her in the game. "It's more interesting ...
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    Salary Guides: Accountant III

    Salary Guides: Accountant III
    Job Description: Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Reports organization's finances to management, and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty, and 4-6 years of ...
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    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant I

    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant I
    Job Description: Maintains tax records and prepares tax returns, related schedules, and related reports. Prepares paperwork for local, state and federal level returns. May require a bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform ...
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    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant II

    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant II
    Job Description: Maintains tax records and prepares tax returns, related schedules, and related reports. Prepares paperwork for local, state and federal level returns. Requires a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish ...
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    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant III

    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant III
    Job Description: Maintains tax records and prepares tax returns, related schedules, and related reports. Prepares paperwork for local, state and federal level returns. Requires a bachelor's degree and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. ...
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    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant IV

    Salary Guides: Tax Accountant IV
    Job Description: Maintains tax records and prepares tax returns, related schedules, and related reports. Prepares paperwork for local, state and federal level returns. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 6-8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment ...
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    Salary Guides: Cost Accountant I

    Job Description: Determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods. Responsible for the preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits. Examines and reviews unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly. May require a bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures ...
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    Salary Guides: Auditing Manager

    Job Description: Oversees the auditing of accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization. Assists in the design and administration of audit policy and procedure within the organization. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 8 years of experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience ...
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    Salary Guides: Controller

    Job Description: Responsible for directing an organization's accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives. Prepares financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of direct experience in the field. Typically requires a CPA. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's ...
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    Salary Guides: Controller Assistant

    Job Description: Assists the corporate controller in directing an organization's accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining an organization's accounting principles, practices, and procedures. Oversees the preparation and evaluation of budgets and other financial operating reports, and presents findings and recommendations to top management. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, ...
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    Salary Guides: International Controller

    Job Description: Responsible for directing the international accounting functions for an organization. These functions include establishing and maintaining the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives. Prepares financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. Requires an in-depth understanding of both US and international accounting principals. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of direct experience in ...
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    Salary Guides: Bookkeeper

    Job Description: Maintains and records business transactions. Balances ledgers and prepares reports. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Payable Supervisor III

    Job Description: Supervises activities in the accounts payable function. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. Responsible for preparing accounts payable register and related reports. A level III supervisor has full authority and may be considered lower middle management. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Familiar with a variety ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager

    Job Description: Responsible for all activities in the accounts payable/receivable function. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. Manages collection activities such as sending follow-up inquiries, negotiating with past due accounts, and referring accounts to collection agencies. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 7 years of ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Receivable Clerk

    Job Description: Processes and verifies applications for credit and solicits payment on overdue accounts. Compiles necessary information from financial institutions such as banks and credit organizations. Responsibilities also include keeping records of all delinquent accounts, incomplete files, and credit risks. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Receivable Clerk, Sr.

    Job Description: Processes and verifies applications for credit and solicits payment on overdue accounts. Compiles necessary information from financial institutions such as banks and credit organizations. Responsibilities also include keeping records of all delinquent accounts, incomplete files, and credit risks. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Receivable Manager

    Job Description Responsible for all activities in the accounts receivable function. Manages collection activities such as sending follow-up inquiries, negotiating with past due accounts, keeping track of cash receipts and referring accounts to collection agencies. Maintains accurate records. Creates financial reports relating to account receivable function and status of accounts. Audits methods and procedures of accounts receivable function to improve efficiency. ...