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    Negotiate a Raise In a Shaky Economy

    Negotiate a Raise In a Shaky Economy
    The economy may be sluggish, but that shouldn’t stop you from seeking a raise, salary negotiation experts say. “Even in a down economy, getting the salary you want is still a function of relative power,” says Maryanne Wegerbauer, author of Next-Day Salary Negotiation: Prepare Tonight to Get Your Best Pay Tomorrow. “But it becomes more critical for people to document what ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounting Clerk III

    Job Description: Performs routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports and accounts payable or receivable functions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and at least 5 years of related experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan ...
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Accounting Clerk II

    Job Description: Performs routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports and accounts payable or receivable functions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 2-5 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and ...
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    Salary Guides: Accounting Clerk I

    Job Description: Performs routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports and accounts payable or receivable functions. 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, and procedures within a particular field. Relies ...
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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: 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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    Step-by-Step Guide to Negotiating a Great Salary

    Step-by-Step Guide to Negotiating a Great Salary
    Here's a secret: Employers rarely make their best offer first, and job candidates who negotiate generally earn much more than those who don't. And a well-thought-out negotiation makes you look like a stronger candidate -- and employee. "We found that those people who attempted to negotiate their salary in a constructive way are perceived as more favorable than those who didn't ...
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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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    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: 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 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 ...