How do I get an accounting job with no accounting experience?
How do I get an accounting job with no accounting experience? I have 8 years of experience working in a bank (operations and mortgage) have a degree in business (graduated 4 years ago), however have never worked in accoutning. Thank you.
Asked By: Mehndi M - 9/16/2008
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Since you have a degree in business, you can try business development and supervisory positions, work for promotions in the bank. Unless you have some experience with accounting or have an accounting degree from a top university, you can't get any accounting jobs. Also with your years of experience in the bank your pay... More
Answered By: RENDEVOUS - 9/18/2008
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You will most likely need a degree in accounting. Accounting is a very task-specific occupation and the degree in accounting is almost a requirement.
Answered By: Steve D - 9/16/2008
you can apply for the the CPA Exam. Also, go to some small CPA firms and talk to them about how you want to become a CPA
Answered By: Jay L - 9/16/2008
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