Accounting Career Information

Accounting Career Information

Why is it a good idea to enroll in Bookkeeping Training in Santa Rosa?

"The Empire College students we have hired possess good computer, communication and accounting skills, and they have the cooperative spirit necessary to get along well with co-workers."
- Emie Chan, Business Office Manager, Jordan & Associates

 

Though number crunching is still key, the bookkeeping career has become more attractive and popular than ever, due to businesses putting more responsibility into the hands of accounting offices and private auditors.

As long as there are jobs and businesses in California, there’ll be a place for graduates of accounting training. People are needed to make sure the bills are paid and the books balance for every business that declares income and needs to pay taxes.

Why are Accounting courses in Santa Rosa so popular?
As the aims of businesses continue to specialize, so will students of accounting courses be able to specialize their training.

Do any of these specializations interest you?

  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Tax

After I complete my bookkeeping or accounting training in Santa Rosa, what is the job outlook for this career field?
If there were ever a stable job sector in business, accounting resides at the top of the list. Graduates of accounting courses are needed by almost every business in every sector of the economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011 Edition, bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks held about 2.1 million jobs in 2008 and are employed in nearly every industry.  Employment in this field is projected to grow by 10 percent from 2008 through 2018.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that this occupation is one of the largest growth occupations in the economy with about 212,400 new jobs expected through 2018.*

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos144.htm
Sonoma County occupational guide http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/occguides/Detail.aspx?Soccode=433031&Geography=0604000097