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Accountant Anchorage AK

The job category of accountant includes public accountants and management accountants. They both deal with a company’s accounting. They analyze financial documents, prepare financial documents, do budget analysis and may also do information technology consulting. See below for staffing agencies and job search companies in Anchorage, AK who will help you break into the financial industry.

PDS Technical
(907) 562-1633
PO Box 241921
Anchorage, AK

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Elite Employment
(907) 276-8367
1113 W Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK

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Northwest Technical Services
(907) 562-1633
3330 Arctic Blvd.
Anchourage, AK

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Aes Employment
(907) 276-5707
821 N St
Anchorage, AK

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Saic
(907) 564-4842
900 E Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK

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Elite Employment Services
(907) 276-8367
1113 W Fireweed Ln Ste 200
Anchorage, AK
Main Industries / Positions
office clerical, technical, health care, information technology
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Opti Staffing Group
(907) 677-9675
2550 Denali St
Anchorage, AK

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Creative Financial Staffing
(907) 770-2293
3601 C St
Anchorage, AK

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Saic
(907) 272-7242
911 W 8 Ave
Anchorage, AK

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Professional Business
(907) 279-7679
807 G St
Anchorage, AK

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Career Profile for Accountants - Overview - College Toolkit

Accountants


Career Outlook

Accountants and auditors are expected to experience much faster than average employment growth from 2008-18. Job opportunities should be favorable ; accountants and auditors who have a professional certification, especially CPAs, should have the best prospects.

Employment change. Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. This occupation will have a very large number of new jobs arise, about 279,400 over the projections decade. An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and corporate governance regulations, and increased accountability for protecting an organization's stakeholders will drive job growth.

As the economy grows, the number of business establishments will increase, requiring more accountants and auditors to set up books, prepare taxes, and provide management advice. As these businesses grow, the volume and complexity of information reviewed by accountants and auditors regarding costs, expenditures, taxes, and internal controls will expand as well. The continued globalization of business also will lead to more demand for accounting expertise and services related to international trade and accounting rules and international mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, there is a growing movement towards International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), which uses a judgment-based system to determine the fair-market value of assets and lia...

Career Overview

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

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U.S. $45,900
($22.07)
$78,210
($37.60)
$65,840
($31.65)
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Majors for this Career

  • Accounting and Computer Science
  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Business/Management

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