Accountants maintain and report the financial information for organizations and individuals. They work in all industries.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Oral and written communication
  • Critical thinking, logical analysis and problem solving
  • High ethical standards

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • Office environment
  • Overtime required at certain times in the year
  • Work independently

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Accountant
  • Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

*May require additional education.

Related or similar careers

  • Accounting Technician
  • Economist
  • Internal Auditor
  • Oil and Gas Production Accountant

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Average SAIT graduate employment rate (2017)*
*Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting major


Average salary (Alberta)*


Median SAIT graduate salary (2017)*
*Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting major

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