Accounting Career Opportunities
The accounting profession offers outstanding career opportunities for those who have the necessary accounting skills, communication abilities, and personal attributes. Accounting offers exciting opportunities to participate in the growth and development of businesses and other organizations. The accounting profession has grown rapidly in recent years as more and more organizations have realized the value of a well-prepared accountant. Starting salaries for accountants are among the highest for all college graduates. For those who are highly motivated and who are effective in interacting with other professionals, the opportunities for rapid advancement are great.
Accounting graduates find employment in such areas of specialization as auditing, tax planning and return preparation, financial accounting, cost accounting, budgeting, management advisory services, internal auditing, and teaching. Many of our graduates become members or leaders of the financial management team of their organization. Initially, accounting graduates are employed as accountants in accounting firms, manufacturing and service companies, state and federal government agencies, and banks. Click here for more information about what you can do with an accounting degree from the Dahl School of Business.