Home Scholarships Colleges Careers Articles Calculators Student Loans

Accounting Jobs Washington DC

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.

Bettie Biehn, CPRW
(703) 836-8417
414 E. Custis Ave.
Alexandria, VA
 
Shirley Bliss,CPRW, CEIP, CPCC
(301) 919-9907
3310 N. Leisure World Blvd., #803
Silver Spring, MD
 
Spencer Stuart
(202) 756-3793
1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC

Data Provided by:
A F G E Local 1092
(202) 561-2700
Bolling Afb
Washington, DC
 
United States Veterans Assistance Center (USVAC) Veterans Affairs Regional Office
(202) 530-9371
1722 I Street, N.W., 3rd Floor, Suite 303
Washington, DC
 
Darren Cox, CPRW, CPCC
(202) 641-0879
9311 Fordsville Court
Clinton, MD
 
Avery Webster, CPRW
(301) 254-6173
PO Box 6440
Largo, MD
 
Spencer Stuart Washington
(202) 638-8732
1455 Pennsylvania Ave Nw # 200
Washington, DC

Data Provided by:
Drive recovery software
001-9800000000
Street
Town, NM
 
Telesec Corestaff
(202) 223-4903
815 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 350
Washington, DC

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from College Toolkit