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Types of Certifications Related to Accounting

Monday, December 1, 2014

An accountant assists individual and corporate clients in maintaining financial records. In addition to accurately accounting for each banking transaction, he prepares budgets, performs audits, provides counsel within the area of investment planning and prepares state and federal tax returns. To become an accountant, a candidate must possess at least a four-year degree within accounting, finance or a related field of study. In addition, many employers prefer to hire those with graduate degrees. Accountants who wish to obtain added credentials may pursue various certifications... Read More