Accountant

Tech, Sales and Support Services

Organize

The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money.

Robert Kiyosaki 
Accountant

Kassandra Mohr SeedMaster

In A Nutshell

I provide financial advice to customers, including small businesses and individuals

I try to understand the financial situation of my customers as well as the current economy, and use this knowledge to help my customers make educated decisions

I crunch numbers and prepare reports to ensure all financial decisions are documented clearly and in a way that is easy to understand

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Potential Salary Range

$58,000 - 85,000 Annually

Which provinces would this job be in?

Alberta AB
Alberta
British Columbia BC
British Columbia
Manitoba MB
Manitoba
New Brunswick NB
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador NL
Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia NS
Nova Scotia
Nunavut NU
Nunavut
Northwest Territories NWT
Northwest Territories
Ontario ON
Ontario
Prince Edward Island PEI
Prince Edward Island
Quebec QC
Quebec
Saskwatchewan SK
Saskwatchewan

I work out of an office, where clients come and sit down with me to talk about personal or business finances. 

Workplace

Indoor

Job Requirements & Duties

  • Going over accounts and tax returns
  • Auditing financial information
  • Organizing and presenting reports, budgets and business plans
  • Analyzing accounts and business plans
  • Predicting financial risks for customers, based on trends in the economy
  • Negotiating business deals and moves with clients 

Education & Training

  •  A university degree in accounting or another business-related field is required for this position.
  • Some accountants become Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). In order to become a CPA, there are education and experience requirements you'll need to fulfill, and a Uniform CPA Exam that you must pass. Receiving your CPA certification comes with benefits, such as increased trust, opportunity, and financial reward.
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Job Outlook

    The outlook for this job is considered to be fair to good; experts predict there will be slightly more jobs available than there are people to fill them over the next several years.

Related School Subjects

69 Math
Career Education

What words come to mind when thinking about this career?

Finances Money Economy Business

Important Skills

Money Management

When working in finance, it’s important to feel comfortable working with money and understanding trends in the economy

Coaching & Mentoring

Managing your money can be confusing for a lot of people; my goal is to coach people on how to feel comfortable and confident when working with their personal finances

Multi-tasking

I’m often working with many customers at the same time, so I need to find ways to give everyone the time and attention they deserve

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Interpersonal

Because I’m spending so much time talking with customers, it’s really important that I enjoy working and connecting with people

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The Best Things About This Job Are…

Helps Others
Pays Well
Independent Work
Has Business Perks