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A Day in the Life of an Accountant | Indeed

Download the Indeed mobile app: What does working in accounting really look like? Learning about the daily life of a accountant—like working for companies, individual clients and government agencies to ensure businesses are efficient, records are accurate and taxes are paid—could help you decide if this is the right career for you. In this video, we follow Ektaa, a tax accountant working for a family-owned accounting firm. Watch as she shows you what a day in the life of an accountant is actually like, including work hours, work environment and job duties. She even shares the skills and education needed to be a successful accountant. 00:00 Introduction 00:17 What does an accountant do? 01:00 Arrive at work 01:09 Customer relationship management software – Canopy 01:36 Accounting skills 01:50 Tax software support call 03:01 Accounting software 03:20 Lunch 03:35 Education and background 04:11 Tax client meeting 06:13 The accounting field at a glance 06:28 Bookkeeping review 06:53 Dealing with burnout 07:13 Long-term goals 07:30 Coursework to maintain license 07:46 Wrapping up work 08:01 Time with husband 08:09 Accounting career advice To explore more careers, check out this playlist: To watch all our career development videos, check out this playlist: Follow Indeed! Indeed is the world’s #1 job site*, with over 250 million unique visitors** every month from over 60 different countries. We provide free access to search and apply for jobs, post your resume, research companies, and compare salaries. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities. On our YouTube channel, you’ll find tips and personal stories to help you take the next step in your job search. The information in this video is provided as a courtesy. Indeed is not a legal advisor and does not guarantee job interviews or offers. *Comscore, Total Visits, September 2021 **Google Analytics, Unique Visitors, February 2020 **Terms, conditions and quality standards apply. Create a free Indeed account: Find your next job: More career advice and resources from Indeed: Interested in becoming an accountant? Check out these resources: #Accountant #Indeed #DayInTheLifeVideo

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