If you’re intrigued by the financial markets, stocks, bonds, and other investment vehicles, and you also like to think about numbers, then a finance major is worth considering. Read on to learn about the top jobs for college graduates with a finance degree.
The job outlook for accountants is strong, and the earnings are well above the median. Accounting refers to managing or inspecting someone’s financial records. There are many jobs that involve accounting, including accountant, auditor, comptroller, bookkeeper, accounting clerk, and more. All of these positions require a core group of similar skills.
Most CFOs likely would agree that the job has only gotten tougher in recent years. While that’s a subjective viewpoint, a new analysis may offer some objective evidence for the statement.
Time is running out to start getting ready for the technology-transformed, new-world accounting profession that is evolving at an increasing pace.
Eighty percent of Americans would rather accept a job with benefits such as health insurance and a retirement plan than take a job without benefits, even if it paid 30% more, according to a new poll conducted in April for the AICPA by Harris Poll.
Teaching staff about empathy and how to communicate with clients: a panel discussion at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) argued that these “soft skills” are just as important to the modern accounting firm as technical skills.