how do i start a career in accounting w/out a degree no prior experience in acct, but hold a degree in economi

Have been on th job market for over 5 years now and been tryin to get an entry level accountin or finance job but could not get a shot. Every employers want experience! experience!! What should i do?

Asked By: paulo - 9/12/2007
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Often public accounting firms, especially the larger ones, will hire people for specific purposes other that auditing or tax work (both require an accounting degree/CPA). With a degree in economics, you can get into doing consultant-type work and special services for their clients while getting advice and career... More
Answered By: professortig - 9/12/2007
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Try to get a job as a secretary or receptionist at a small local accounting office. Tell them are you interested in moving up into accounting. Then you will pick up on what you need. Eventually you will be able to move up.
Answered By: jodyr82 - 9/12/2007
Accounting often means either bookkeeping or tax accounting... More
Answered By: trimagna - 9/12/2007
You could try offering to work for free at an Accountant's office. In exchange you'll get advice about your career options and some experience under your belt... More
Answered By: curiousmsichana - 9/12/2007
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