Accountants and Auditors:

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $65,880.00
Average Time to Fill 61 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 22,636
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 7.51 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Following Directions
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Forecast revenue or sales
Analyze business or financial data
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Analyze budgetary or accounting data
Assess financial status of clients
Analyze applicant financial status
Analyze credit information
Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Examine financial records or processes
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Identify financial risks to company
Determine liability of organization or client
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Perform cost benefit analysis
Perform risk assessment analysis
Conduct financial investigations
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Interpret laws or legislation

Documenting/Recording Information

Prepare tax returns
Prepare financial reports
Prepare financial documents
Write administrative procedures services manual
Maintain record of organization expenses
Maintain customer and account records
Prepare billing statements
Prepare corporate minute books
Maintain personnel records
Prepare rental or lease agreements

Processing Information

Calculate tax information
Determine tax liability
Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)
Perform statistical cost estimation
Compute state and federal taxes
Calculate financial data
Reconcile financial records
Resolve invoice, purchasing, funding, or payment discrepancies
Compile data or information for financial reports

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Financial Analysis
General Ledger Accounting
Public Accounting
Accounting Software

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