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Accounting Jobs Anchorage AK

Naturally, tax accountants will work on tax returns and perform tax research for their clients' tax planning activities. As tax deadlines approach, tax accountants will often see a dramatic increase in their workload.

Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
A C C F T Local 2404
(907) 562-2660
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Alaska State Employees Assoc Local 52 Afscme Aflcio
(907) 463-4949
400 W Willoughby Ave
Juneau, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Gambell Job Center
(907) 269-6414
400 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Muldoon
(907) 269-0000
1251 Muldoon Rd., Suite 114
Anchorage, AK
 
Juneau Job Center
(907) 465-4562
10002 Glacier Hwy., Suite 100
Juneau, AK
 
Glenallen Job Center
(907) 822-3350
Mile 186.5 Glenn Highway
Glenallen, AK
 
Alaska State Of
(907) 451-3198
542 4th Ave Ste 212
Fairbanks, AK
 

Accounting Jobs

By Meg C.
Financial Analyst and Graduate Student

Accounting is one of the few recession-proof jobs on the market. Whether the numbers are black or red, someone needs to account for a company's financial transactions. You will always need auditors to verify financial information, and tax return preparers should experience an increase in demand as the tax code gets increasingly more complex.

So, what's a day like in the life of an accountant? What skills do you need to become an accountant? What training is necessary?

A Typical Day for an Accountant

Workload is contingent on the area of accounting in which the professional is working and the time of year.

Naturally, tax accountants will work on tax returns and perform tax research for their clients' tax planning activities. As tax deadlines approach, tax accountants will often see a dramatic increase in their workload.

An auditor will visit a client location, perform test inventory counts and analyze a client's financial data to find potential misstatements.

An accountant employed in the private sector will analyze data and prepare reports to help executive management with decision-making responsibilities.

What Skills Are Required to Be an Accountant

The stereotype of an accountant is an individual, usually a man, who sits in the back room of an office counting money. This is where the term "bean counter" came from.

In all actuality, accountants need to have good people skills .Accountants are valued professio...

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