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Accountant Training Available at Everest Institute – Pittsburgh

Accounting Career TrainingPittsburgh’s decades-long shift from heavy manufacturing to such 21st century industries as health care, finance and high technology has paid off. While national unemployment remains above 10 percent, employment opportunities in the Pittsburgh metro area remain healthy in many key areas, according to the Pennsylvania Center for Workforce Information and Analysis. Business and financial services employment is particularly strong, with jobs having held more or less steady throughout the second half of 2009, according to the Center. (Source: Pennsylvania’s Employment Situation November 2009.)

For someone looking for a way to start a business career, having an accounting background is about as close as you can come to a sure bet. Being able to understand and work with money and basic financial concepts is a skill set eagerly sought by a wide range of employers.

Everest Institute’s Accounting Program

If you live in or around Pittsburgh, you can quickly acquire a basic, marketable accounting background via the Accounting program offered at Everest Institute – Pittsburgh. This 24-month course covers a wide array of business and accounting subjects, including:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Payroll Computer Applications
  • Taxes
  • Cost Accounting
  • Business Writing
  • Business Office Management
  • Contemporary Economic Issues

Because technology plays an integral role in today’s accounting field, this program also puts a strong emphasis on computer applications and word processing.

When you have completed this course, you will be qualified to perform a broad range of accounting and auditing jobs for private companies, organizations or government agencies at the entry level. You may also use this education as the first step toward a professional accounting career, including eventually acquiring CPA status.

The Everest Institute – Pittsburgh Campus

Everest Institute – Pittsburgh is located in downtown Pittsburgh, convenient to both private and public transportation facilities. It is also close to a wide range of daycare centers, restaurants, stores, parks and other amenities.

For more information on the Accounting program at Everest Institute – Pittsburgh, contact Everest today!

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