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Accounting And Finance

Accounting Schools, Accounting Courses, Finance Degrees

 

Numbers make the business world go ‘round, and those who understand the Accounting and Finance component of a business have the keys to current status and the tools for developing strategy.  Accountants and Finance Officers have a clearer day-by-day picture of a company’s health than anyone else in the building.  In many businesses, as they have grown their Accountants have grown with them.  A senior Accountant often advises on financial strategy and options, particularly with regard to salary and benefit issues.

 

Finance is the most important business planning tool there is.  Accounting and Finance take into account existing and projected costs, profits and taxes.  It is through the Accounting and Finance projections that a company can manage its growth.

 

An accounting certification will certainly get you started in this career field. With a certification, you will be able to perform a variety of bookkeeping and basic accounting tasks. However, if you would like to have more options in the accounting field, a formal accounting education will certainly provide the means. Accounting is such a broad field, there is no shortage of  accounting courses in which you may enroll, and there's literally hundreds of accounting schools from which to choose.

 

Here's just a small sample of the Accounting and Finance Degrees available:

  • Associates in Accounting
  • Bachelors/Masters in Business Administration/Accounting
  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in Business/Finance

Median Salaries for Accounting and Finance:

 

Entry Level Corporate Financial Associate

$64,999

Intermediate Corporate Financial Associate

$118,566

Corporate Financial Assistant

$53,203

Cost Accountant

$51,335

Accountant – Project Lead

$79,466

Plant Accountant

$74,472

 

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