Accounting

Explore Accounting Career Opportunities

This page and the associated resources are a starting point for exploring Accounting careers and developing the skills commonly needed for roles within the field.

The Proactive Job Search

It can be easy to get caught up in the reactive job search, which involves perusing job boards and simply applying to jobs that are currently posted online. However, this approach limits your opportunities and can be a frustrating and …

By JD Van Alstyne (he/him)
JD Van Alstyne (he/him) Graduate Career Advisor
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Top 10 accounting skills you need for a successful career

Are you an accountant looking for a successful career? Developing the right accounting skills can be the difference between achieving your goals and simply making do.

With the ever-evolving business landscape, certain accounting competencies have become indispensable, and there are …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Winter Accounting: Trends, Tips and Timelines

During a recent trip to Portland, our Career Connections team members met with several firms to discuss how the Fall recruitment season went and how they were doing during the winter. Fall and Winter are typically busy times in the …

By Keith Dussell
Keith Dussell Associate Director, Industry Engagement
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Interviewing – Practice Makes Progress

I work with a lot of students who spend hours and hours on their job application materials (resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, etc.) all with the goal of landing an interview. Then they land an interview and panic because they …

By Jessica Best (she/her)
Jessica Best (she/her) Director, Career Strategy
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1.61 vs 0.95 vs 0.77

NACE is an association that does a lot of research on higher education student careers. Their most recent survey results show that “those who have done a paid internship receive an average of 1.61 job offers compared to 0.95 job …

By Gene Rhee
Gene Rhee Executive Director
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Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Increase your Excel productivity with the power user tips and tricks packed into this fast-paced course. Dennis Taylor will show…

Financial Wellness: Managing Personal Cash Flow

Taught by Amanda Clayman
Even if you’re normally levelheaded, “your brain on money” is different, and it can keep you financially stuck. In this…

Finance Foundations: Business Valuation

Taught by Earl Stice
Do you know the value of your business? Business valuation is critical when selling a small business, bringing on a…

Insights on Data Science: Lillian Pierson

Taught by Lillian Pierson, P.E.
Data science is a rapidly expanding field offering a wealth of possibilities for viewing the world around us through a…

The Data Science of Government and Political Science, with Barton Poulson

Taught by Barton Poulson
Are you interested in enhancing your understanding of how government and politics actually function? If so, this brief course can…

Blockchain: Learning Solidity

Taught by Emmanuel Henri
Blockchain is a buzzword, but it’s also a very powerful technology that allows everyday users to exchange sensitive data without…

Excel: Creating Drop-Down Lists

Taught by Chris B. Smith
By including drop-down lists in an Excel spreadsheet, you can simplify work for yourself and your team and ensure that…

Accounting Foundations: Budgeting

Taught by Earl Stice
Running an organization without a proper budget (or serving as a manager without insight into your organization’s budgeting framework) is…

Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Analysis

Taught by Symon He
Jump-start your career in commercial real estate. In this course, get acquainted with the different commercial real estate asset classes,…

Building an Ethereum Blockchain App: 9 Testing Ethereum Apps

Taught by Michael Solomon
Have you wondered how blockchain can help you create applications that offer greater transparency, traceability, efficiency, and resilience while lowering…

Excel: Advanced Formatting Techniques

Taught by Oz du Soleil
Formatting is not just font colors and pretty graphs. Get simple, powerful tips for making Excel data more readable and…

Blockchain Programming in JavaScript

Taught by Mohammad Azam
Everyone is talking about blockchain, but how can you use it effectively in JavaScript? In this course, Mohammad Azam walks…

Accounting Foundations: Leases

Taught by Earl Stice
Explore how accountants handle leases and the corresponding assets and liabilities, and learn about the impact of the 2019 Financial…

Excel: Avoiding Common Mistakes (Microsoft 365)

Taught by Dennis Taylor
If you work in Excel, you know that even a small error can have big consequences, throwing off important calculations…

Excel Formulas and Functions Quick Tips (2020)

Taught by Jess Stratton
More from LinkedIn Learning’s top expertsBusiness Software Newsletter The myriad formulas and functions in Excel are, in large part, what…

Excel Power User Challenge

Taught by Oz du Soleil
You know your way around Excel? Want to put your skills to the test? This biweekly advanced Excel series with…

Real Estate: Navigating the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

Taught by WealthFit
The multiple listing service (MLS) is one of the most powerful resources a real estate investor can have. This essential…

Excel: Macros and VBA for Beginners

Taught by Oz du Soleil
If you’re a frequent user of Excel, chances are you have Excel tasks that you need to repeat often. Fortunately,…

The Future of Audit

Taught by Jason Schenker
Accounting, like almost every industry, is being disrupted by new and emerging technologies. This disruption will affect auditing in unique…

Security in Fintech Essential Training

Taught by Emmanuel Chebukati
Fintech sits at the intersection of the finance and technology sectors. It disrupts traditional financial services by totally reconfiguring service…

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