Career Paths

From tax departments and manufacturing companies to Big 4 consulting and international firms, accounting majors from accredited accounting schools are always in demand. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for accountants and auditors is expected to increase 20 percent or more through 2018. Average salary for accountants and auditors in the U.S. was $63,550 in 2012. Students with a degree in accounting from LMU may elect and aspire to positions such as:

 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Financial Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller

 

  • Tax Planner
  • Government Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Payroll Manager

 

Many of the top accounting firms in Los Angeles and across the nation recruit LMU accounting students for internships and full-time positions. A sample of some of the firms that visit the LMU campus include:

 

  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • KPMG
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Apercen Partners LLC
  • Armanino
  • CBIZ MHM
  • CohnReznick

 

  • Frank, Rimerman + Co.
  • Green Hasson Janks
  • HCVT LLP
  • Moss Adams
  • Protiviti
  • Raimondo Pettit Group
  • Richardson Kontogouris Emerson
  • True Partners Consulting