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What Can I Do With This Major for Majors in Accounting



Accounting involves the examination, organization, management and design of accurate recording and reporting procedures of financial and business transactions. Some major specializations include public accounting, tax accounting, cost accounting, government accounting, budget accounting and internal auditing.

Students can obtain a B.S. degree in Accounting. Additionally, students preparing for a career in public accounting, who meet specified academic requirements, have the opportunity to enroll in an accounting program at the master's level at the Rutgers Business School. This program meets the academic requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Accountant Economist Operations Manager
Actor Educator Payroll Manager
Actuary Financial Analyst Pension Funds Manager
Appraiser Financial Planner Plant Accountant
Auditor Info Systems Specialist Property Accountant
Bank Officer Insurance Adjuster Purchasing Agent
Bond Broker Insurance Agent Research Analyst
Budget Accountant Internal Auditor Risk Manager
Certified Public Accountant Internal Revenue Agent Stock Broker
Chief Financial Officer Internal Trade Specialist Tax Accountant
Commodities Trader Inventory Control Specialist Treasurer
Consultant Investment Banker Treasury Mgmt. Specialist
Controller Loan Officer Underwriter
Cost Accountant Management Accountant Venture Capitalist
Credit Manager Management Consultant .
Data Processing Auditor Materials Manager .

Types of Employers


Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Banks Credit Unions Pharmaceutical Companies
Brokerage Houses Engineering Firms Private Accounting Firms
Chemical Manufacturers Finance Companies Public Accounting Firms
Colleges/Universities High Technology Firms Transportation Companies
Construction Firms Hospitals Wholesale/Retail Operations
Consulting Firms Insurance Companies .


Government Agencies
Army Finance and Accounting Center Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Bureau of Economic Analysis Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation NJ Department of Banking and Insurance
Bureau of Public Debt Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Federal Trade Commission National Credit Union Administration
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Financial Management Service Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Defense Finance and Accounting Service General Accounting Office Office of the State Auditor
Department of the Treasury Health Care Financing Administration Securities and Exchange Commission
Export Bank of the US Int'l. Trade Administration Small Business Administration

Internships Obtained by Rutgers Students


Organization Job Title
AT&T College Co op

Aerosoles Retail Merchandising Intern

Allergan Plc. Domestic Tax Intern

Amboy Bank Credit Policy Intern

Balachandar Jayaraman CPA LLC Accounting Assistant Intern

Bessemer Trust Company Tax Intern

Bessemer Trust Company Tax Intern

Bookkeepers 2 Go, LLC Financial Accounting Internship

Brio Point Accounting Accounting Intern

CNBC Marketing Internship

Caballero & Associates CPAs Accounting Assistant Intern

Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Accounting Intern

Colgate-Palmolive Finance Intern

CommVault Finance Intern

Deloitte Audit Intern

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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates


First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Accounting
Organization Job Title
Andersen Consulting Staff Level Auditor

BMG Music Junior Auditor

Bank of New York Mellon Processing Associate

Cendant Corporation Tax Analyst

Deloitte Audit Assistant

Deloitte & Touche Staff Accountant

Ernst & Young Staff Accountant

J.H. Cohn Tax Accountant

PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Accountant

JPMorgan Chase Staff Auditor

KPMG Auditor

WithumSmith + Brown Auditor

Merrill Lynch Analyst

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Jobs of Experienced Alumni - Accounting
American Express Financial Advisor

American Tack & Hardware Chief Financial Officer

Accel Partners Chief Financial Officer

CIT Group (MBA) Director

Deutsche Bank (MBA) Director

Health Care Compliance, Johnson & Johnson Director

American Red Cross (MBA) Director

Chubb Group of Insurance Statistical Accounting Manager

Delaware River Port Authority Senior Financial Analyst

Delaware River Port Authority (MBA) Budget Analyst

Deloitte (JD) Tax Attorney

Deutsche Bank (MBA) Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers Associate

Ernst & Young (JD) Tax Consultant Manager

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Senior Budget Analyst

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Graduate Schools Attended


Institution Degree Field
Baruch College (CUNY) PhD Management

Brooklyn Law School JD Law

Columbia University MBA

Drexel University MBA

Drexel University MS Education

NJIT MS Management Information Systems

NYU Stern School of Business MBA

Rutgers University-Camden JD Law

Rutgers University-Camden MS Accounting

Rutgers University-Newark MS Accounting

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