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Best Business Jobs: Accountant

Monday, September 9, 2013

This is a left-brain profession that requires attention to detail, as well as a passion for numbers and their practical application. There are several types of accountant. Public accountants perform auditing, tax preparation, and consulting for corporations, nonprofits, and individuals. Forensic accountants investigate white-collar crimes like embezzlement and securities fraud. Management accountants record and analyze financial information within a specific company. Government accountants—at the federal, state, or local level—maintain records of government agencies and audit private businesses or individuals whose activities fall under government regulation or taxation... Read More

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