Accounting Career Guide

The Accounting field offers a wide range of opportunities to explore. Use this guide to gain insights on the industry, or to learn how to hatch a student or entry-level Accounting job.

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Considering a career in Accounting?

Accounting is a great industry for anyone looking for professional growth and development opportunities. If you are passionate about understanding the inner workings of a business and have strong analytical skills, this field offers a wide variety of different service areas and professional designations for you to pursue.

In-demand skills and traits:

  • Leadership
  • Team oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
Accounting Average Starting Salaries
Pro Tip
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JOIN THE PROS The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 80,000 CPAs and 20,000 CPA students. Chartered Professional Accountants are Canada's trusted business leaders. They are highl...

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