The field of accounting can broadly be divided into three major career areas. These include:
An excellent resource to review careers in accounting is the Accounting Coach website.
In addition, there are many certifications which an accounting student/graduate can pursue. The most common and the website where more information can be obtained are:
Beyond these three certifications, there are many additional certifications in accounting or closely related fields. A good resource to see what certification might be right for you is to go to the sites: