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Accountants and Auditors

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

Task Duties
Advise clients in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, the design of accounting or data processing systems, or long-range tax or estate plans.
Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the description, value, and location of property.
Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting, or other tax requirements.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following public postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Kansas City Kansas Community College ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 18
Kansas City Kansas Community College ACCOUNTING Associate Degree - AAS 61
Kansas City Kansas Community College ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Johnson County Community College TAX PREPARATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP One-year Technical Certificate - CERTE 33
University of Kansas ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BSB 120
Washburn University ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BBA 124
Emporia State University ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BSB 120
Kansas State University APPLIED BUSINESS Associate Degree - AS 63
Kansas State University ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BS 126
Pittsburg State University INTERNAL AUDITING Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 12
Pittsburg State University ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BBA 124
Wichita State University ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BBA 120
Fort Hays State University ACCOUNTING Bachelor Degree - BBA 124
Colby Community College ACCOUNTING One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 33