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What are good entry level jobs for an Accounting Major?

I recently changed my major to accounting after taking an accounting class. I really enjoyed the class and I would like to get my foot in the door somewhere so I can hit the ground running when I graduate. I have seen some jobs like an accounting clerk that might be good but I was wondering if there are some others.

Asked By: Jotun - 3/31/2009
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Get a job in a CPA firm as a bookkeeper, staff accountant or even receptionist. Then you are likely to be promoted after you pass the CPA exam and may even have enough experience to get licensed.
Answered By: shiprepairwoman - 3/31/2009
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Apply to all the Graduate Programs you can find. These are different from Graduate Jobs, which are just a job. A program will last typically 12-18months and involve classroom style training and usually job rotations around the different departments. Typically only large firms and the government offer Graduate... More
Answered By: l.m x - 3/31/2009
 
Best entry level job for recent college grads is going to the BIG 4 (KPMG, Deloitte, PwC, and Ernst & Young). Starting here will open doors in the future, you'll have a nationwide client network with Fortune 500 companies, you'll be motivated to study and pass the CPA exam (they offer great incentives to pass), and... More
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