Welcome to the Accounting Department
Are you ready for profession that’s both challenging and lucrative? A career that offers a wide variety of job paths? The numbers definitely add up with a degree, certificate or certification in Accounting from Austin Community College.
Accounting is found in almost every industry in the world; no company or business can survive without an experienced accounting team. Their expertise is frequently sought to analyze financial data, identify ways to grow revenue, reduce costs, and make insightful recommendations that impact the entire organization. A degree in Accounting is the foundation for success in today’s business world that opens many doors. It can prepare students for a wide variety of career paths in tax preparation, corporate management, audit, finance, bookkeeping, and payroll in both the public and private sectors.
Recognized as one of the fastest growing career fields according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It is predicted that employment in the accounting field will grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. In general, employment growth of accountants and auditors is expected to be closely tied to the health of the overall economy. As the economy continues to grow, there will be more of a demand for workers in this field.
The median annual salary for an accountant in 2016 was $68,150, according to the BLS.* In fact, the BLS reports that the top 10 percent of earners made upwards of $120,000—when compared to the national median salary of $37,040.
Why Austin Community College
Small classes for more individualized attention
Flexible classes offered at multiple campuses to accommodate today’s busy schedules
Highly knowledgeable and experienced faculty
Variety of Accounting Degree and Certificate options to meet the demands of today’s job market
Lower tuition costs over major universities
ACCmail will be the only email communications sent to you from ACC. All instructors and staff are required to use ACCmail to communicate with you. Don’t miss critical communications. Go to ACCmail to learn more.
The ACC Accounting program is accredited by the Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn.
New Job Postings
Torchy’s Tacos corporate office in Austin is now hiring for the following positions: ACCOUNTING ANALYST, ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST, CREATIVE MANAGER, EVENT STAFF TEAM MEMBER (TACO SQUAD), GRAPHIC DESIGNER, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER: INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER, OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST, PURCHASING ADMINISTRATOR, SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, TECHNOLOGY FIELD SPECIALIST Apply at the site: http://torchystacos.com/careers/corporate-positions/
CPA Chapter Scholarships
Scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 will be awarded to worthy Chapter-area accounting students. The application deadline is December 1st, so now is the time to get your application submitted. Download the 2016-2017 Austin CPA Chapter/CPE Foundation Scholarship application