Government Accountant

Lita Nelson

What Is a Government Accountant?

A  Government Accountant examines the records of a Government Agency. There are levels of Government Accountants such as Federal, State, and local. Federal Government Accountants investigate "White collar crimes', and manage public funds. At the State level they manage use of local revenues. Before becoming a Government Accountant you much obtain a bachelor's degree in Accounting, and financing. Sometimes the company you work for might require you to be Certified in Fraud Examining , a certified public accountant, and many other certifications. In order to be a good Government Accountant you want to have

-Good Organization Skills

-Computer Skills

-Knowledge of  Accounting Standards

Government Accountants Make anything from $60,000 -130,000

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