An accounting officer is someone who manages a company’s financial accounts and performs auditing and budgeting tasks for an organization.  In general, duties of a person in accounting jobs include:

  • Managing accounts, producing reports and financial statements
  • Processing invoice, cleared checks and applying checks to customer accounts
  • Processing refunds and returned checks
  • Monitoring revenue and expenditures
  • Creating budgets and performing journal entries

A high school diploma or equivalent is a must to be eligible to work in accounting jobs.  6-9 hours of accounting along with experience of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable is important to secure a decent accounting job. Proficiency in Lotus or Excel helps you grab better paychecks.  On an average a person in accounting job can make anywhere between $48,000 to $60,000 depending upon the role and skills-set.  Professionals who work in finance and insurance earn more as compared to there peers who work in bookkeeping and government agencies.

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