An accountant performs a variety of duties for clients including journal entries, account reconciliations, preparing financial statements, and any other financial-related work that needs to be done for an organization. Kim, the accountant featured in the video, works for a resort.
A four-year bachelor’s degree in accounting is necessary to obtain this position. A higher degree (master's) in a related field, which may take an additional two-three years to earn, may lead to more opportunities.
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
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