Top 5 Accounting Career Profiles

ACCOUNTING CAREER PROFILES

Accounting and Tax Law professionals (accountants who specialize in Taxes) are essential parts of any business or corporation. Failure to comply with state and federal tax laws can lead to extensive penalties and even lead to the closure of the business. These professionals are in high demand and the schooling to become an Accountant is extensive and rigorous. Nevertheless it is a lucrative career. You can pursue a Master of Laws in Taxation online, and obtain your CPA or MBA to begin your lucrative career in accounting. Below are many professionals who can help you in your pursuit of an Accounting career.

TheCareerProject.org is the number one website for real career profiles with people currently employed in those jobs that are being discussed. The career field of “Accounting” seems to have shifted to a top five major for its practicality and always needed use. What is interesting is that opinions of our accountants vary wildly on if they feel well compensated, are happy in their positions and their advice for people to find a job in accounting. Of the five accounting career profiles picked below only two are happy with their current income ranging from $38,000 to $100,000.

ACCOUNTANT CAREER PROFILE #1

1. Employment Profile: What exactly does an Accountant do?

What field is your job in?

Construction

What is your job title?

Accountant

Please provide a brief description of the firm or organization that you currently work for
(size and general description of what type of organization it is)

I work for a well known construction company specializing in building homes to suit the customers needs . We work in framing, sheet metal to plumbing and fixtures . Our company employees approximately 75 people and is a for profit organization.

How long have you been employed in this position?

10 years

How many hours do you work a week on average?

50-55 hrs

Please provide a BRIEF description of your duties and responsibilities. (job description)

I am in charge of all accounting payable & recieving, I also manage booking jobs and ordering materials needed.

What was your gross income last year? Please include any bonuses or incentives received.

36,000

What is your expected gross income for this year? Please include any bonuses or incentives you expect to receive.

38000

Please list any benefits you have (Please include number of weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k)

medical, dental

Do you feel you are under/well/over compensated at your current position?

well compensated

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ACCOUNTING CAREER PROFILEs #2

1. Employment Profile: What exactly does an accountant do?

What field is your job in?

finance

What is your job title?

accountant

Please provide a brief description of the firm or organization that you currently work for
(size and general description of what type of organization it is)

its a banking and finance sector

How long have you been employed in this position?

2 years

How many hours do you work a week on average?

40

Please provide a BRIEF description of your duties and responsibilities. (job description)

i need to visit customers explain them the plans they want to go for and prepare papers and file them

What was your gross income last year? Please include any bonuses or incentives received.

100000

What is your expected gross income for this year? Please include any bonuses or incentives you expect to receive.

100000

Please list any benefits you have (Please include number of weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k)

none

Do you feel you are under/well/over compensated at your current position?

well

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ACCOUNTANT CAREER PROFILE #3

1. Employment Profile: What exactly does an accountant do?

What field is your job in?

financial

What is your job title?

accountant

Please provide a brief description of the firm or organization that you currently work for
(size and general description of what type of organization it is)

It is a mid size office which deals with processing of insurance claims.

How long have you been employed in this position?

6 years

How many hours do you work a week on average?

40

Please provide a BRIEF description of your duties and responsibilities. (job description)

Keeping records in excel of expenditures and balance the books and keep track of pending and settled claims.

What was your gross income last year? Please include any bonuses or incentives received.

50,000

What is your expected gross income for this year? Please include any bonuses or incentives you expect to receive.

55000

Please list any benefits you have (Please include number of weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k)

health and dental benefits. Insurance policy and paid sick leave and vacation.

Do you feel you are under/well/over compensated at your current position?

Under compensated .

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ACCOUNTING CAREER PROFILES #4

1. Employment Profile: What exactly does an Accountant do?

What field is your job in?

Accounting

What is your job title?

Accountant

Please provide a brief description of the firm or organization that you currently work for
(size and general description of what type of organization it is)

Large Transportation company that has over 50,000 employees in NY

How long have you been employed in this position?

3 years

How many hours do you work a week on average?

60

Please provide a BRIEF description of your duties and responsibilities. (job description)

general accounting functions such as account anlaysis, bank reconciliations, cash management, accounts receivable and payables.

What was your gross income last year? Please include any bonuses or incentives received.

50,100 for the year

What is your expected gross income for this year? Please include any bonuses or incentives you expect to receive.

50100

Please list any benefits you have (Please include number of weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k)

medical and dental and eyecare

Do you feel you are under/well/over compensated at your current position?

under compensated

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ACCOUNTING CAREER PROFILES #5

1. Employment Profile: What exactly does an Accountant do?

What field is your job in?

Accounting

What is your job title?

Accountant

Please provide a brief description of the firm or organization that you currently work for
(size and general description of what type of organization it is)

Environmental- 2000 employees

How long have you been employed in this position?

3 years

How many hours do you work a week on average?

40

Please provide a BRIEF description of your duties and responsibilities. (job description)

Accounts Payable/ Receivable, general accounting

What was your gross income last year? Please include any bonuses or incentives received.

24,000

What is your expected gross income for this year? Please include any bonuses or incentives you expect to receive.

25000

Please list any benefits you have (Please include number of weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k)

2 weeks vacation, 4 days sick time, 2 personal days, health insurance, retire401 K, United HEalthcare Insurance

Do you feel you are under/well/over compensated at your current position?

under

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