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Accounting Major

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Possible Job Titles

  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • IRS Investigator
  • Bank Examiner
  • Loan Administrator
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Management Consultant
  • Budgetary Control Analyst
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Personal Financial Planner
  • CPA
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Professor
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Public Accountant
  • Consumer Credit Officer
  • Securities Broker
  • Controller
  • Systems Analyst
  • Cost Accountant
  • Tax Specialist
  • Credit and Collection Specialist
  • Treasurer
  • FBI or CIA Agent
  • Trust Accountant
  • Governmental Accountant
  • Underwriter

Typical Places of Employment

  • Federal, state and local government agencies
  • Banks/financial institutions
  • Industry
  • The Big 4 Accounting firms
  • Consulting firms
  • Non-Profit organizations

AdditionalInfo in Career Services

These publications must be used in the "Browsing" Library of Career Services. There are also many brochures and magazines such as Resume Writing, Interviewing and Job Choices that you may take with you.

  • Careers for Number Crunchers and Other Quantitative Types
  • Job Opportunities in Business
  • Job Opportunities for Business Majors
  • Great Jobs for Accounting Majors
  • Selecting a CPA Firm
  • Your Guide to the CPA Exam

To see a complete list of career books located at the Career Services Office click here.

Alumni Resources

(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to our Mentor Network)

Adkins, Wade 05/2005 Supervisor McGladrey & Pullen, LLP
Allen, Ms. BJ 05/1984 Realtor Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties
Arnold, Christopher   Senior Associate PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Bennett, Martha   City Finance Administrator Town of Ocean
Brothers, Devon   Tax Accountant Ernst & Young LLP
Davis, Feltrin 05/2004 Audit Associate Reznick Group
Evans, Brian 05/2005 Staff Tax Accountant Arthur F. Bell Jr. & Associates LLC
Florkowski, Greg KPMG LLP 05/2002 Audit Manager  
Hackett, Mark 05/1984 Director, Budget and Planning. B.P. Amoco
Hallengren, Kristopher 05/2000 Valuation and Financial Consulting Manager Clifton Gunderson, LLP
Haw, Caroleigh 05/1991 Assistant Director of Development Robert H. Smith School of Business - University of MD

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