Career Opportunities for Majors in Accounting


Accounting involves the examination, organization, management and design of accurate recording and reporting procedures of financial and business transactions. Some major specializations include public accounting, tax accounting, cost accounting, government accounting, budget accounting and internal auditing.

Students can obtain a B.S. degree in Accounting. Additionally, students preparing for a career in public accounting, who meet specified academic requirements, have the opportunity to enroll in an accounting program at the master's level at the Rutgers Business School. This program meets the academic requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Accountant Economist Operations Manager
Actor Educator Payroll Manager
Actuary Financial Analyst Pension Funds Manager
Appraiser Financial Planner Plant Accountant
Auditor Info Systems Specialist Property Accountant
Bank Officer Insurance Adjuster Purchasing Agent
Bond Broker Insurance Agent Research Analyst
Budget Accountant Internal Auditor Risk Manager
Certified Public Accountant Internal Revenue Agent Stock Broker
Chief Financial Officer Internal Trade Specialist Tax Accountant
Commodities Trader Inventory Control Specialist Treasurer
Consultant Investment Banker Treasury Mgmt. Specialist
Controller Loan Officer Underwriter
Cost Accountant Management Accountant Venture Capitalist
Credit Manager Management Consultant
Data Processing Auditor Materials Manager

Types of Employers

Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Banks Credit Unions Pharmaceutical Companies
Brokerage Houses Engineering Firms Private Accounting Firms
Chemical Manufacturers Finance Companies Public Accounting Firms
Colleges/Universities High Technology Firms Transportation Companies
Construction Firms Hospitals Wholesale/Retail Operations
Consulting Firms Insurance Companies
Government Agencies
Army Finance and Accounting Center Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Bureau of Economic Analysis Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation NJ Department of Banking and Insurance
Bureau of Public Debt Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Federal Trade Commission National Credit Union Administration
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Financial Management Service Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Defense Finance and Accounting Service General Accounting Office Office of the State Auditor
Department of the Treasury Health Care Financing Administration Securities and Exchange Commission
Export Bank of the US Int'l. Trade Administration Small Business Administration

Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates - First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Accounting

Organization Job Title
Merrill Lynch Analyst
Deloitte Audit Assistant
PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit Associate
KPMG Auditor
WithumSmith + Brown Auditor
BMG Music Junior Auditor
Bank of New York Mellon Processing Associate
Prudential Tax Accountant
Deloitte & Touche Staff Accountant
Ernst & Young Staff Accountant
JPMorgan Chase Staff Auditor
Andersen Consulting Staff Level Auditor
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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates - Jobs of Experienced Alumni - Accounting

Ramapo College of NJ (PhD) Assistant Professor, Management
Deutsche Bank (MBA) Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers Associate
Delaware River Port Authority (MBA) Budget Analyst
American Tack & Hardware Chief Financial Officer
Accel Partners Chief Financial Officer
Howard Savings Bank Corporate Controller
PricewaterhouseCoopers (MBA) CPA
CIT Group (MBA) Director
Deutsche Bank (MBA) Director
Health Care Compliance, Johnson & Johnson Director
American Red Cross (MBA) Director
Linens N Things Finance Director
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (MS) Finance Manager
American Express Financial Advisor
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Graduate Schools Attended

Institution Degree Field
Baruch College (CUNY) PhD Management
Bergen Community College
Brooklyn Law School JD Law
Columbia University MBA
Drexel University MBA
Drexel University MS Education
Lehigh University (PA) BS:  Bachelor of Science Accounting And Information Analysis
Mcintire School of Commerce Accounting
NJIT MS Management Information Systems
NYU Stern School of Business MBA
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