Accountants:

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.




About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $65,880.00
Average Time to Fill 61 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 8,892
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 14.20 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Integrity
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Problem-solving
Decision-making
Following Directions
Oral Communication
Creativity
Leadership
Technology and Tool Usage
Organization
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze financial data or information
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Analyze business or financial data
Forecast revenue or sales
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Examine financial records or processes
Analyze budgetary or accounting data
Assess financial status of clients
Analyze applicant financial status
Analyze credit information
Analyze financial records or reports to determine state of operations
Analyze financial records to improve budgeting or planning
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Identify financial risks to company
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Perform risk assessment analysis
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Conduct financial investigations
Perform cost benefit analysis
Conduct financial or regulatory audits
Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research
Analyze sales activities or trends
Assess risks to business operations
Determine liability of organization or client
Assess the cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services
Interpret laws or legislation
Analyze risks related to investments in green technology
Analyze forecasting data to improve business decisions
Analyze market conditions or trends
Evaluate impact of governmental or other types of regulations or laws


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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
Accruals
Public Accounting
Accounting Software



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