Accounting

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Accountant Operations
  • Bank Examiner
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budget Analyst
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planning
  • Government Accountant
  • Information Systems
  • Internal Auditing
  • Investment Specialist
  • Loan Specialist
  • Management Accountant
  • Office Administrator
  • Public Accountant
  • Revenue Specialist
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Specialist
  • Teaching
  • Treasurer
  • Underwriter

Employers

General Industry

  • Accounting Firms
  • Business & Industry
  • Commercial Banks
  • Financial Institutions
  • Local, Federal, & State Government
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Private Practice
  • Public School Systems
  • Tax Agencies

Minnesota Employers

  • Baker Tilly
  • CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
  • Eide Bailly
  • Ernst & Young
  • General Mills
  • IBM
  • BerganKDV
  • Mayo Clinic
  • RSM US LLP
  • Olsen Theilen
  • Schlenner Wenner
  • State of MN
  • United Health Group
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$32,000 - $57,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Analytical mind
  • Aptitude for math
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Detail oriented
  • Ethical
  • High energy
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Manages stress
  • Problem solving
  • Solution appraisal
  • Strong grades/GPA
  • Team player