Accounting

Accountants add value to society by helping people make important financial decisions such as providing information that people need to run companies, make investments and loans, and make strategic decisions. Their responsibilities include compiling, analyzing, verifying, and preparing financial reports, such as profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and tax returns. Accountants are organized, possess high integrity, and are effective communicators and problem solvers since they’re always interacting with clients and using ever–improving technology to interpret financial reports, tackle complex problems, and predict the future. The accounting profession offers many different career paths such as audit, tax, consulting, information technology systems, financial analysis, legal, and many other areas.

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Career Outcomes

The information below is based on data collected by Undergraduate Career Services for IU-Bloomington Kelley School of Business majors graduating (or expected to graduate) during the academic year specified, in accordance with national standards.  Data for the current academic year should be considered highly preliminary, as we are still in the process of collecting data for this class.  Check back often, as we plan to update this page regularly with the latest results!

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

Outcomes for new graduates are referred to as "first destination," as this reflects each student's plan (or status) for the months immediately following graduation from the Kelley School of Business in Bloomington.  Additional details collected for those students whose status is "Employed Full Time" or "Continuing Education" help populate the aggregate charts and lists in the remaining selections, below.

Undergraduate Career Services Hours

M 8am - 5pm
T 8am - 5pm
W 8am - 5pm
TH 8am - 5pm
F 8am - 5pm

QUICK QUESTION? Come see us during regular business hours. NEED MORE TIME? Please request an appointment.

Contact & Location

Phone
STUDENT: 812-855-2482
EMPLOYER: 812-855-5317
Address

UNDERGRADUATE CAREER SERVICES
Prebys Career Center, Room 0200
1309 E Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405