Explore career options in Accounting

Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2012. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce thousands of job openings annually in this large occupation. There are many other specialty disciplines that have evolved within the accounting profession as well. Some of these include:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Consulting services
  • Internal auditing
  • International auditing
  • Alternate dispute resolution
  • Teaching and research