Globalization, a growing economy, and our complex tax and regulatory environments are driving employment growth for business and financial operations occupations. The exponential use of big data and technological improvement show strong support for the 5 percent employment growth.

Interested in a demanding career in this field, but not sure which avenue to take? Read on:

Accountants and auditors
Prepare and examine financial records of clients and at nearly all companies and institutions. They strive to make financial records accurate and useful, producing reliable information so that managers, investors and other stakeholders can make informed decisions and that organizations can run efficiently.
Financial analysts
Evaluate investment opportunities when new businesses are established or existing ones expand. In addition, emerging markets throughout the world provide new investment opportunities, which require expertise in the geographic regions where those markets are located.
Financial planners and analysts
Reside at the intersection of accounting, economics and finance. Within the company, an FP&A professional will interpret the financial results of every business function, including sales, marketing, R&D, operations, customer service and administration.
Personal financial planners
Provide sound advice to clients on investments, insurance, mortgages, college savings, estate planning, taxes and retirement.

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In our annual Personal Financial Planning Career Night, our esteemed panel talked about the personal financial planning field, industry trends, career paths and the choices they made in building their careers.
James Webb, Executive Director of the Center for Financial Reporting and Management at the Haas School of Business, invites you to enroll in the Certificate Program in Accounting if you are interested in becoming a CPA or just expanding your business skills.

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