4 Surprising Benefits of Being an Accountant

4 Surprising Benefits of Being an Accountant

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Few careers have the flexibility, salary, and job outlook that make accountants love their jobs. Individuals who have explored this career option might know all about the different jobs they can get, but do you know the benefits of being an accountant? If […]

What are the CPA Exam Requirements in Massachusetts?

What are the CPA Exam Requirements in Massachusetts?

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Becoming a CPA can be extremely worthwhile, both financially and from a quality of life perspective. Passing the CPA exam, however, requires dedication and a major investment of time. So what is required to sit for the CPA exam? 1. Education The minimum degree […]

Teach Your Clients to Act Their Wage as a Tax Accountant

Teach Your Clients to Act Their Wage as a Tax Accountant

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Tax accountants fill a very important role in both business and personal accounting: dealing with the IRS. Whether it’s for a multi-national corporation or an individual family, preparing tax documents and minimizing tax liabilities is their specialty. If you are considering a career in tax accounting, here is […]

The Various Types of Accounting: An Overview

The Various Types of Accounting: An Overview

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Gone are the days of the accountant in the corner with an adding machine and green eyeshade visor. Accounting has evolved into a complex network of specialties to keep modern businesses running smoothly. While small companies may use a bookkeeper to complete most tasks like paying bills […]

Social Accounting: An Emerging Field

Social Accounting: An Emerging Field

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Accounting is an evolving field. Once focused solely on counting money, accounting is now branching out to count the various ways that companies, governments, and corporations are taking care of the communities that surround them. From reporting on the effectiveness of charitable efforts to measuring the effectiveness of […]

How to Begin a Career in Accounting

How to Begin a Career in Accounting

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Beginning a career in accounting doesn’t always have to start with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. In fact, many accounting positions are available with only an associate’s degree or some related experience. If you are thinking about a career in accounting, here are a few ways to […]

Beyond Accounting: What You Can Do With an Accounting Degree

Beyond Accounting: What You Can Do With an Accounting Degree

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, October 5, 2016 The possibilities in the accounting field are virtually endless. You can work for a large corporation, the government, an accounting firm, or even yourself. Growing into Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will give you the most career prospects – and highest salary prospects. Some […]

3 Accounting Careers with Flexible Hours

3 Accounting Careers with Flexible Hours

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Monday, August 22, 2016 Simultaneously raising a family and climbing the corporate ladder may be challenging, but it’s not impossible. Thanks to technology, the traditional office environment is changing to make work-life balance more of a reality. Accounting is the perfect career path for busy parents who […]

Sitting for the CPA Exam: What You Need to Know

Sitting for the CPA Exam: What You Need to Know

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Monday, January 25, 2016 From garage start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, all businesses require the skills of a CPA. It’s important to remember that all CPAs are accountants, but not all accountants are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). Receiving your CPA certification establishes your knowledge in the field […]