An accountant works with numbers.
An accountant works with numbers.
 
 
You must study to become an accountant.
You must study to become an accountant.
 
 
Some of the tools used by an accountant.
Some of the tools used by an accountant.
 
 
An accountant studies numbers.
An accountant studies numbers.
 
 
An accountant keeps track of money spent.
An accountant keeps track of money spent.
 
 
An accountant knows all about taxes.
An accountant knows all about taxes.
 
 
An accountant helps people and companies.
An accountant helps people and companies.
 
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An accountant works with numbers. An accountant works for an individual or a company. The accountant keeps track of money that is made and spent.

An accountant knows all about tax laws. An accountant will complete tax forms. The tax forms tell how much money a person or company needs to pay. An accountant can also help decide whether it is wise to build, buy, or sell something.

A person must go to college to be an accountant. An accountant must be good at math. An accountant must also like to look closely at details. It takes about four years to get a degree in accounting. An accountant will earn an average of $75,000 a year.

An accountant can take a test to get a special license. The special license is issued by the state where the accountant lives. The license lets the accountant write a special kind of report. The report tells how the company is doing. Other people and companies use the report to make business decisions.

Resource information

U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (n.d.). Accountant. Retrieved from http://bls.gov/k12/money01.htm.

Business Tax Recovery. (n.d.). What Does an Accountant Do? Retrieved from http://www.businesstaxrecovery.com/what_does_an_accountant_do.

Supermedia, LLC. (n.d.). What Does an Accountant Do? Retrieved from http://www.superpages.com/supertips/accountant.html.

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