Accountants perform accounting tasks like preparing financial records, taxes, and financial reports for their clients. Responsibilities include reporting to superiors regarding finances, assisting the chief accountant in financial matters, and preparing financial records and statements.
Requirements vary based on the individual's area of expertise, but accountants often have certifications through professional agencies, as well as a college degree in the fields of accounting or finance.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$35 - $60 an hour
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