Tippie accountants are in demand

The reputation of Tippie’s accounting programs—both the BBA and the MAC—makes us a popular recruiting destination for the Big 4 accounting firms, as well as a host of other businesses in an array of industries that need skilled accountants.

In any given year, more than 120 employers hire Tippie-trained accountants, including:

  • AEGON Group
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • HNI
  • John Deere
  • KPMG LLP
  • PwC
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rockwell Collins
  • RSM

Tippie accountants work everywhere

But don’t think accountants only work in accounting firms. Who runs the numbers on professional sports contracts and major movie deals? Accountants. Who helps the government keep track of the many ways it collects and spends money? Accountants. Who helps tech startups figure out their venture capital needs or the best time to go public? Accountants. When the time comes, the Pomerantz Career Center offers a wealth of resources to help you find internships, networking opportunities, and your first—or next—accounting job. 

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Tim Rosener discusses how his Master of Accounancy experiences launched a prestigious career at a renowned national consultancy.

Higher-level thinking

It’s not debits and credits that add up to a successful accounting career. It’s higher-level thinking about business decision-making.

Want proof? Follow the career of Tim Rosener (MAC12), a senior associate at PwC in Minneapolis who provides risk consulting services to companies ranging from Fortune 100 healthcare providers to fast food giants. But it was in Iowa’s Master of Accountancy courses that he learned to apply accounting concepts to complex business scenarios.

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