Finance and Accounting Poughkeepsie NY

The people in finance and accounting help ensure that a business firm is run efficiently, that its revenue streams and expenditure needs are in balance, that its financial records are accurate, and that its taxes and other debt obligations are paid properly and on time.

SYKES Enterprises
3 Neptune Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Management

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Indotronix International Corp
(845) 473-1137
331 Main Mall
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Versatech
(800) 867-0617
2649 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Personnel Career Svc
(845) 473-2030
6 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY

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H L Yoh
(845) 463-2127
8 Ibm Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Superior Design International
(845) 485-3353
PO Box 1964
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Ethan Allen Personnel Group
(845) 471-8367
49 Academy St
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Indotronix International Corp.
(845) 473-1137
331 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
Main Industries / Positions
Management

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Allied Health Resources of New York
(866) 718-2474
12 Fenway Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Main Industries / Positions
Healthcare, Admin & Clerical, Information Technology

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Pioneer Staffing
(845) 977-4237
1100 Marissa Ln
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Finance and Accounting

The people in finance and accounting help ensure that a business firm is run efficiently, that its revenue streams and expenditure needs are in balance, that its financial records are accurate, and that its taxes and other debt obligations are paid properly and on time.

Depending on the size of a company, one or more individuals may be involved in providing needed business financial and accounting services, including:

  • Accounting and budgeting,
  • Cash flow management,
  • Financial performance reporting,
  • Business tax preparation, and
  • Strategic business planning.

In addition, a company's finance and accounting personnel will often assist internal and outside auditors in their work to evaluate the accuracy and adequacy of a firm's financial records.

Finance and accounting managers work in support of a firm's general management team, and may often provide reports or analysis directly to the company chief executive officer and his or her top staff.

Specific occupations and careers in business finance and accounting include:

  • Financial managers,
  • Accountants and auditors,
  • Bookkeeping clerks, and
  • Budget analysts.

Most business accountants and auditors require at least a bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or a related field. Many also choose to obtain certification, such as becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), to help advance their careers. Some companies hire financial clerks or bookkeepers who have less formal education and training, however, long-term career advancement may require obtaining a bachelor's degree and/or certification as well as appropriate work experience.

American businesses have a continuing need for qualified finance and accounting managers and staff, with overall job prospects for qualified personnel expected to be very favorable over the next decade.

Learn more about the finance and accounting industry itself by visiting our Financial Services pages.

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