A strong foundation in accounting can open up a multitude of opportunities in the business world. See how Walter Glover’s experience led him to a rewarding role as chief financial officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Financial scandals have been around since the advent of the balance ledger. From insider trading to government kickbacks, one profession has stood in the way of these finance finaglers running off with the loot.
Accountants of the 21st century can apply their skills in any number of dynamic industries. Here are six careers that will keep accountants on their toes—with insight from an expert about the skills needed to excel in each one.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accountants, auditors, financial bookkeepers and clerks rank among the top 25 occupations in the nation – and the employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow 16 percent by 2020.
Learn more about emerging sectors for tomorrow’s accountants. A run-down of who’s hiring today, emerging trends and who will be hiring in the future.
South Dakota’s unemployment rate is about half of the national average and job opportunities are abundant in IT, healthcare and engineering.