what are these jobs?...not what you have to have for to get it..what are they and what do you do?

1. public accounting. 2. governmental accounting. 3. tax preparer. 4. corporate accounting. 5. revenue agent.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    A public accountant is a person who performs professional accounting services for the public. The public accountant is licensed by a state to use the PA designation. Licensing requirements for a PA are significantly less than for a Certified Public Accountant.

    Governmental accounting is an umbrella term which refers to the various accounting systems used by various public sector entities. In the U.S., for instance, there are three levels of government which follow different accounting standards set by independent, private sector boards. At the federal level, the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) sets forth the accounting standards to follow. Similarly, there is the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) for state level government and Federal Accounting Standards Board (FASB) for local level government.

    A tax preparer is a qualified professional who prepares taxes.

    Corporate Accountants are typically involved in monitoring and analyzing accounting processes and ensuring compliance with current accounting regulations. Common duties including preparing the general ledger, financial statements, and bank and account reconciliations, as well as preparing and presenting monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Other skills often required in this position include budgeting, working capital management, product costing, strategic cost management, asset management, and accounting systems implementation.

    A revenue agent is a person who works for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) examination department.

  • 1 decade ago

    public accounting - doing auditing work for companies

    govt accounting - doing auditing work for govt entities

    tax - preparing tax returns

    corporate acctg - working inside a company as an accountant

    revenue agent - working for the IRS

    Source(s): CFO, MBA, CPA
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