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Skills, Knowledge needed for this field:

  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices as well as associated laws and government regulations
  • Possess critical thinking and decision making skills; must be objective
  • Able to analyze, compare, and interpret facts and figures quickly
  • Have an aptitude for mathematics; knowledge of computer, specifically accounting programs
  • Able to clearly communicate your results to clients and managers

Develop your resume:

  • Participate in an internship; interview with accounting firms during Fall Campus Interviews
  • Become treasurer of a student organization
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be a member of the Accounting Society and Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society
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