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Resources: Accounting & Financial Services

Description of Role

Accounting and finance roles are responsible for managing budgets, analyzing financial data, recommending investment opportunities, and preparing reporting related to company budgets and spending.

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Positions and Job Growth Outlook

  • Accountant Faster than average (10% to 14%)
  • Financial Analyst Faster than average (10% to 14%)
  • Auditor Faster than average (10% to 14%)
  • Bookkeeper Decline (-2% or lower)
  • Tax Accountant Faster than average (10% to 14%)
  • Controller Much faster than average (15% or higher)
  • CFO Decline (-2% or lower)

(source: www.onetonline.org)

Skills in Demand

  • Critical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Data analysis
  • Numerical comprehension
  • Dependability
  • Deductive reasoning
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Data entry
  • Documenting and recording information

Tests Recommended

  • Attention to Detail Test
  • Work Behaviors Assessment
  • Leadership Behaviors Assessment (Controller & CEO)
  • Leadership Ability Test (Controller & CEO)
  • Logic and critical thinking testing
  • Work Ability Test
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning Test
  • MS Office Suite Tests
  • Math Assessment
  • Numerical Reasoning