Accounting Career

Do you have what it takes to pursue an Accounting Career?

Are you organized and detail-oriented? Do you love working with numbers? If you’re looking for a career that allows you to make a difference in the financial well-being of your company, you’re in luck! Elmira Business Institute offers an General Business Accounting Certificate program that can help launch an exciting new career.

Do to think you have the skills to embark on an accounting career? At EBI, our career-focused training program can help you obtain the general knowledge needed to be an important factor in the day to day operation of a business.

  • Honesty and Integrity: As professional accountant you may have the responsibility of overseeing and managing financial records for the company you work for. This includes access to a corporation’s petty cash, investments and bank accounts. It goes without saying, an accountant must be trustworthy and they must also adhere to standard accounting practices and organizational policies.
  • Leadership Skills: In this line of work, your employer may need you to oversee projects and enforce company policies. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills are crucial skills, as is public speaking and the ability to communicate through persuasive letters, reports and other documents.
  • Attention to Detail: Each day presents a new challenge and you’ll find yourself working with a lot of numbers and formula. Details are of utmost importance. The ability to quickly spot errors, discrepancies, and identify problems and even anticipate problems plays a major factor in your job.
  • Professional Skills and Expertise: The best way to sharpen these skills and develop the industry knowledge and technical skills you need is by obtaining training through the General Business Accounting Program at EBI.

Complete your accounting certificate in 8 months!
Elmira Business Institute can provide you with a broad general background in business subjects as well as a specialization in accounting. The General Business Accounting certificate curriculum includes basic accounting theory and procedures and the preparation of financial statements, working papers, and the classification of accounts.

Discover your EBI!
Now is a great time to start a career in the accounting field. You can complete your certificate program in as little as 8 months. To learn more about our General Business Accounting certificate program in Elmira call 607-733-7177 and Vestal call 607-729-8915