Accounting Career Opportunities

How Can I Put This Major To Work?

Accountant
Actuary
Administrative Services Manager
Appraiser
Auditor
Bank Officer
Benefits & Compensation Manager
Budget Accountant
Certified Public Accountant
Commodities Trader
Consultant
Controller
Corporate Financial Manager
Cost Accountant
Credit Manager
Customer Relations Manager
Human Resource Manager
Human Resource Specialist
Inventory Control Specialist
Investment Banker
Internal Auditor
Insurance Agent
Financial Analyst
Forensic Accountant
Labor Relations Manager
Loan Officer
Marketing Specialist
Marketing Manager
Payroll Manager
Personal Financial Planner
Property Manager
Purchasing Agent / Buyer
Real Estate Sales
Agent/ Broker
Sales Rep
Sales Supervisor
Stock Broker
Tax Accountant
Tax Specialist
Training & Development Specialist

Average Salaries for Accounting Jobs

Accountant $47, 936
Auditor $52,981
Certified Public Accountant $60,977
Financial Operations Manager $65,973
Tax Accountant $52,828

Data provided by payscale.com

Who Hires Accounting Graduates?

Accounting Firms–Public & Private
Armed Forces
Banks
Casinos
Consulting Firms
Construction Companies
Corporations
Department Stores
Financial Institutions
Health Care Institutions
Hotels
Insurance Companies
Government Agencies:FBI, IRS
Manufacturing Firms
Non-­profit Organizations
Pharmaceutical Companies
Print & Electronic Media Firms
Real Estate Agencies
Retail & Other Service Agencies
Self-­employed

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne Accounting graduates?

AT&T
Alberici
Ameren
Anheuser-­Busch InBev
BJC Health Care
Boeing
City of St. Louis
Commerce Bank
Coventry Health Care
Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Edward Jones
Emerson
Enterprise
Express Scripts
Fiji Water
Frito Lay
Macy’s
Maritz
Mastercard
Metro St. Louis Police Department
Monsanto
St. Louis Area Foodbank
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Job Corps
Sansone Group
Sports Authority
US Bank
Wells Fargo Advisors
YMCA

How Can Fontbonne Help with My Career Development?

Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

Career counseling

Personality and interest assessments

Guidance when choosing majors and careers

Networking assistance

Resume and cover letter assistance

Mock interviews and interview prep

On-Campus Interviewing

Job and internship search advice

Work place etiquette training

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