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    Finance Will be a Job Market Force in Next Decade

    Finance Will be a Job Market Force in Next Decade
    The financial services arena has taken its share of job-market hits over the past couple of years. The latest proof comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which listed bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clearks among the nine professions saw the most job losses in 2009. An interesting note in that MSNBC article, though: "The free-for-all on Wall Street that led to ...
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    7 Jobs That Make Yours Look Better

    7 Jobs That Make Yours Look Better
    Okay, so you hate your job. You're sick and tired of clocking in day after day just to rot away in a cubicle. Your measly paycheck just isn’t worth the daily drudgery and never-ending grind. It’s called a job for a reason, but remember, it could always be worse — the grass isn't always greener on the other side. In fact, ...
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    Career Profile: Accountant

    Career Profile: Accountant
    What is this job like? Accountants and auditors keep track of a company's money. The company's managers and people outside the company read their reports. Managers look at the accountants' reports to see how well their companies are doing. Governments use the reports to tell how much tax a company should pay. Some people read them to decide if they want ...
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    Career Profile: Budget Analyst

    Career Profile: Budget Analyst
    Description: Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports for the purpose of maintaining expenditure controls. Sample of reported job titles: Accounting Supervisor, Budget Analyst, Budget And Policy Analyst, CFO (Chief Financial Officer), Cost Accountant, Staff Analyst What It Takes to Do this Job... Tasks * Direct the preparation of regular and ...
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    Salary Guides: Accountant IV

    Salary Guides: Accountant IV
    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 6-8 years of ...
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    Salary Guides: Accountant I

    Salary Guides: Accountant I
    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. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 0-2 years of ...
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    Salary Guides: Accountant II

    Salary Guides: Accountant II
    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. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 2-4 years ...
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    More accounting grads than ever. Anyone hiring?

    More accounting grads than ever. Anyone hiring?
    Accounting's staffing crisis may be nearing its end. Finding and keeping talented CPAs has been an ongoing concern in recent years. This year, for instance, staffing was among the top 10 concerns for firms with two to 20 professionals, according to the AICPA's 2009 CPA Firm Top Issues Survey. That could be about to change. A new report from the AICPA ...
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    Salary Guides: Financial Reporting Accountant III

    Job Description: Prepares financial statements for internal and external users. Collects and analyzes financial data, ensuring that all reporting is in compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting guidelines. Researches accounting rules and regulations and makes recommendations regarding company policy. Assists external auditors as needed. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 4-6 years of experience in the field or ...
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    Salary Guides: Financial Reporting Accountant IV

    Job Description: Prepares financial statements for internal and external users. Collects and analyzes financial data, ensuring that all reporting is in compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting guidelines. Researches accounting rules and regulations and makes recommendations regarding company policy. Assists external auditors as needed. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 6-8 years of experience in the field or ...
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    Salary Guides: Internal Auditor I

    Job Description: Audits the accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization to ensure accuracy and compliance with government guidelines and laws. Identifies improper accounting or documentation and researches issues and makes recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly. May work with outside auditors to help reconcile discrepancies or support the external auditing function. Requires a bachelor's degree in ...
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    Salary Guides: Internal Auditor II

    Job Description: Audits the accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization to ensure accuracy and compliance with government guidelines and laws. Identifies improper accounting or documentation and researches issues and makes recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly. May work with outside auditors to help reconcile discrepancies or support the external auditing function. Requires a bachelor's degree in ...
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    Salary Guides: Internal Auditor III

    Job Description: Audits the accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization to ensure accuracy and compliance with government guidelines and laws. Identifies improper accounting or documentation and researches issues and makes recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly. Works with outside auditors to help reconcile discrepancies or support the external auditing function. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounting Supervisor

    Job Description: Responsible for the supervision of accounting professionals. Oversees calculating, posting, verifying, and typing duties to obtain and record financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records. Leads most day to day operations of group. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Payable Clerk

    Job Description: Responsible for compiling amounts owed by the company to vendors, suppliers, or other organizations/individuals. Gathers purchase orders, charge slips, sales tickets etc, and prepares payments. Maintains all payment or other transaction records. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Payable Clerk, Sr.

    Job Description: Responsible for compiling amounts owed by the company to vendors, suppliers, or other organizations/individuals. Gathers purchase orders, charge slips, sales tickets etc, and prepares payments. Maintains all payment or other transaction records. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Payable Manager

    Job Description: Responsible for all activities in the accounts payable function. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. Review applicable accounting reports and accounts payable register to ensure accuracy. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounts Payable Supervisor I

    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 I supervisor is considered a working supervisor with little authority for personnel actions. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Familiar with a ...
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    Salary Guides: Auditing Supervisor III

    Job Description: Oversees the auditing of the accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization. Inspects and audits the operations and financials of the organization and reports any evidence of fraud. 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 of ...
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    Salary Guides: Chief Financial Officer

    Salary Guides: Chief Financial Officer
    Job Description: Responsible for directing an organization's overall financial policies. Oversees all financial functions including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, and treasury. Designs and coordinates a wide variety of accounting and statistical data and reports. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of direct experience in the field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and ...
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