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.

Also includes

Accountants , Auditors

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) 22,345
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.97 %

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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
Oral Communication
Following Directions
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze business or financial data
Examine financial records or processes
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Assess financial status of clients
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Analyze budgetary or accounting data
Forecast revenue or sales
Analyze credit information
Analyze applicant financial status
Identify financial risks to company
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Perform risk assessment analysis
Analyze financial records or reports to determine state of operations
Conduct financial investigations
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Perform cost benefit analysis
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Analyze financial records to improve budgeting or planning
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Conduct financial or regulatory audits
Determine liability of organization or client
Interpret laws or legislation
Assess risks to business operations
Evaluate impact of governmental or other types of regulations or laws
Analyze risks related to investments in green technology

Processing Information

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

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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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