• Accountants and Auditors
  • Finance
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 72,900
    $47,110 range bar $126,000
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

What do they typically do

  • Assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management
  • Examine financial statements to make sure they are accurate and comply with laws and regulations
  • Represent clients before tax authorities and provide support during financial legal actions
  • Organize and maintain financial records
  • Provide internal and external auditing services for businesses or individuals
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures
  • Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve profits
  • Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Opening 4,022

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Accountant, Accounting Officer, Audit Partner, Auditor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Cost Accountant, Financial Auditor, Internal Auditor, Revenue Tax Specialist
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