It is important to understand that employers hire people, not degrees. The skills and knowledge you develop as a result of your education, as well as in your work and community activities, have the greatest impact on hiring decisions. Listed below are some specific knowledge and transferable skills you will acquire as a result of your university education and your focus on Accounting.
Specific Knowledge Skills
Valuable Transferable Skills
Information-gathering and Communication Skills
Thinking, Planning and Organizational Skills
Teamwork and Management Skills
Career Options (Samples Only. Additional education, training or experience may be required.)
|Accounts Payable Manager
Accounts Receivable Manager
Mergers and Acquisitions
Additional Jobs (also see Business Administration Handout)
Cash Management Officer
Community Agency Director
Consumer Credit Analyst
Development Fund Manager
Labour Relations Advisor
Market Research Analyst
Pension Fund Manager
Public Policy Analyst
Seniors Home Administrator
Training & Development
Urban Planner Mediator
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario cpaontario.ca
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada cpacanada.ca
Canadian Institute of Actuaries actuaries.ca
The Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) caaa.ca
International Actuarial Association actuaries.org
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants aicpa.org
Department of Finance Canada fin.gc.ca
Are you interested in learning first hand about the careers our alumni have successfully pursued? Connect with Laurier alumni through the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) program. Participating alumni represent a variety of disciplines, careers and industries.
In addition, the Career Centre has compiled Career Profiles from Laurier alumni. Read about their career paths and how their experiences have led them to their current roles.
This resource is available at the Career Resource Centre.