Accounting

The accounting major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Excels in mathematics
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Able to make decisions using logic and mathematical data
  • Computer proficient, specifically spreadsheet software such as Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Advanced written and communication skills
 
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Accountant
Actuary
Auditor
Banker
Benefits Administrator
Budget Analysts
Business Teacher
Claims Adjuster/Examiner
Collection Specialist
Controller
CPA
Financial Aid Officer
Financial Analyst
Financial Planner
Forensic Accountant
Industrial Buyer
Inventory Control Specialist
IRS Investigator
Loan Administrator
Operations Manager
Payroll Manager
Purchasing Agent
Research Analyst
Statistician
Stock Broker
Systems Analyst
Tax Advisor
Tax Attorney
Tax Preparer
Treasurer
Underwriter

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
p - 516.877.4600

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