Can I get jobs with an accounting/finance temp agency if I have no background in accounting/finance?

I have one of those useless college degree majors (geography) and am interested in breaking into the accounting field (low level, clerk, bookkeeping work, etc.) But I have absolutely no background in accounting/finance. I thought perhaps I could sign up with one of the accounting temp agencies and start with entry level work and eventually work my way up? But I don't know if they accept people with no finance background. Does anyone know?

Asked By: litsen - 9/29/2007
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of course you can! as you've said you're willing to start on the entry level such as clerical and bookkeeping job... More
Answered By: nonpractzngintrovert - 9/29/2007
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Im not too sure, but I am kind of in the same boat as you and got a job as a bank teller since i figured that would be a good way to get my foot in the door. It pays well and has great hours and after only a month ive been told I would make a great personal banker or loan officer. The opportunities are there depending... More
Answered By: Aubrey - 9/29/2007
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