Recruiting & Careers
A graduate accounting degree can open up a wide range of career opportunities relevant to your degree and the courses you choose.
Your career choices will run the spectrum from consulting/professional services to accounting, including tax and audit; investment and financial services; or corporate accounting and finance. Explore the variety of careers waiting for you, depending on your academic preparation:
- Investment banker
- Professional accountant
- Asset manager
- Financial analyst
- Transaction services associate
Check our employment statistics for the most up-to-date, degree-specific information about employment rates, compensation, and offers by geographic location.
Throughout your program, you’ll be in touch with our outstanding Graduate Career Services (GCS) office. GCS will offer you:
- Career support and coaching through one-on-one counseling, workshops, discussions, and student organizations.
- Valuable information on career-related topics including salary expectations, company profiles, career libraries, journals, and other resources.
- A variety of opportunities and events where you can meet with recruiters, learn about companies, and network with successful professionals in your area of interest.
The Kelley School of Business boasts more than 95,000 living graduates all over the world, and many of those are graduates of Kelley’s Graduate Accounting Programs. These graduates hold top jobs and leadership positions in public accounting, industry accounting, and financial services firms. From Ernst & Young and KPMG to FedEx, Cummins, and Goldman Sachs, a graduate accounting degree can take you far.
Visit Kelley School of Business Alumni Association for information on our outstanding alumni.
Kelley graduates’ starting salaries are impressive. Our graduates' salaries continue to be about 6 percent higher than the national average, as published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Fortune 500 companies from coast to coast recruit Kelley students. Here’s a sampling of companies that have made recent campus visits. See a complete list of companies that hire at Kelley.
- Crowe Horwath
- Credit Suisse HOLT
- Ernst & Young
- Goldman Sachs & Co.
- John Deere & Company
For current information about careers, visit Graduate Career Services.