Maybe you're great at crunching numbers, but not sure what career path to choose. Your business may need a numbers specialist, but you're not exactly sure what to look for. Accounting is the industry you may want to start with, and there are many different positions within that industry that specialize in different areas.The purpose of this article is to start you off with a better understanding of the various options within accounting, so you can make a more educated decision for your business and your future.
CPACPA stands for Certified Public Accountant. CPAs generally have their own businesses and provide a variety of services to the public, such as general accounting and payroll for other businesses and tax filings for businesses and individuals.
AuditorAn auditor analyzes accounting reports and statements, whether they're documents or software, to make sure there are no errors in a business' records. If an auditor finds errors, it is his or her job to report it to the hiring company and make recommendations to avoid those errors in the future.
Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed information on auditors.