The main role for tax accountants involves preparing clients’ financial and tax statements. They may also advise clients on changes to tax laws that affect them while also analyzing the best measures to take to minimize clients’ tax liability and ensure compliance with taxing agency regulations.
Thursday, Jul 03 2014 11:00 AM
Forensic accountants have a number of duties that go beyond the scope of traditional accounting. Unlike their counterparts who often work with open books and budgets and may even prepare these records themselves, forensic accountants are tasked with following paper and money trails to look into such issues as white collar crime, shareholder and partnership disputes, employee theft, professional negligence and business loss.
Thursday, Jul 03 2014 09:00 AM
Budget analysts may find themselves working for private companies, organizations or government agencies. In 2012, an estimated 41% of analysts, however, worked for government at the local, state or federal level, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 edition.
Wednesday, Jul 02 2014 11:00 AM
Negotiating a contract for the players represented is usually the main responsibility for a sports agent. But that involves a lot more than just agreeing to terms with the highest bidder.
Friday, Jun 27 2014 01:00 PM
While it may be hard to imagine an exciting career around insurance claims, the reality is that the profession offers a number of pathways to interesting jobs.
Wednesday, Jun 18 2014 01:00 PM
Gaming managers may act in a supervisory capacity, overseeing gaming operations in a casino. Click "play" to watch gaming manager career video.
Sunday, Jun 15 2014 09:00 AM
Offering more options than simply balancing books or doing taxes, this career field does demand attention to detail and it’s wise to carefully examine everything involved before diving into a program.
Monday, Jun 02 2014 09:00 AM
Learn About Careers in Finance and Business
There are many potential jobs for business majors, including accounting, finance, marketing and business management careers. These fields generally offer high pay and good benefits, but are often very competitive. You can enter a few careers in finance and business with an associate's degree in business management or similar, but most require at least a bachelor's in business. A Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree is often necessary to advance to executive-level positions such as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Chief Financial Officer (CFO).