HOBOKEN, NJ, January 03, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Jason Barker of Hoboken, NJ knew years ago that he wanted to work in finance. He had many valuable skills to offer companies looking to hire professionals trained in finance and finance analysis. An extremely well-educated accounting and finance expert, Jason Barker Hoboken NJ earned his B.A in Business Administration from the University of Washington and his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business in 2010.
"CPAs play a critical role for many companies. They are experts in accounting and preparing tax information, and drawing up financial plans. With a rebounding economy and growth in business, the demand for CPAs is expected to grow," says Jason Barker Hoboken NJ.
The demand for CPAs and financial professionals like Jason Barker Hoboken NJ
is growing. Jason Barker Hoboken NJ realized how valuable his experience was years ago. "As a licensed CPA and with years of experience in accounting and finance, I've never had difficulty finding work or changing jobs to advance my career," says Jason Barker Hoboken NJ. As a CPA, Jason Barker Hoboken NJ knows their value to a number of industries.
According to CNN, "CPAs are in demand in all sectors - public accounting firms, corporations, government agencies, nonprofits. University accounting programs are also experiencing a faculty shortage." In order to even become a Certified Public Accountant, a minimum of a bachelor's degree in accounting is necessary. "Even with a degree, an additional exam is required to become certified and licensed," says Jason Barker Hoboken NJ.
Nationwide, the growth of certified public accountants is expected to grow at a steady rate for the next several years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected accounting jobs to grow 22% between 2008 and 2018 according to CNN Money. The reason for the projected growth: "In an increasingly complex financial world, more people are needed to keep track of more money... Accountants don't just keep the books; they also advise companies on the best ways to deploy their cash."
"Accounting and financial experts perform a number of duties. In the course of my career as an accountant, I've been responsible for project management, data analysis, operations loss history analysis, financial statement analysis, credit and liquidity analysis, financial budgeting, financial forecasting, financial modeling, and more," says Jason Barker Hoboken NJ
. The duties Jason Barker Hoboken NJ has performed throughout his career are the same many future CPAs can expect to perform as well when working for companies tied to the healthcare and banking industries.
"CPA licensing is dependent on passing the continuing professional education requirements. Most of the time, CPAs must be licensed and certified within their state, and licensing is not transferable between states. There are exceptions but for the most part, this is the norm," says Jason Barker Hoboken NJ
. For individuals seeking work in the finance and accounting sector, finding a stable position and growing a career without a CPA is nearly impossible.
The anticipated growth for CPAs is welcome news. "Nearly nine out of ten New Jersey CPAs expect their businesses to grow in 2012, while more than half say their firms are performing better now than at this time last year," says AccountingWeb.com.About: Jason Barker Hoboken NJ
is a licensed CPA and an expert in finance and accounting. He celebrates the projected growth for CPAs nationwide.