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Accounting Degree Careers

There are plenty of opportunities for well-paid, entry-level positions and rapid advancement in the accounting field, whether in the public, private or nonprofit sectors.

With an Accounting degree, you’ll have diverse options — you can do everything from crunch numbers for top companies at a public accounting firm, work with small business owners as a CPA, or even build cases against white-collar criminals as a forensic accountant for the FBI.

Specific positions you can pursue include:

  • Certified public accountant
  • Control accountant
  • Cost accountant
  • Fund accountant
  • Government accountant
  • Payroll specialist
  • Tax associate/consultant
  • Trust officer

Accounting Employers

Join Bentley Accounting degree graduates working at organizations like: 

  • Citigroup
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Perkins School for the Blind
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • U.S. Navy

Accounting Career Resources

Want to learn more? Check out these resources for information about an accounting career: