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Businesses are like machines: many parts must smoothly work together to make things run. An important part of the business machine is clerks.

Billing, payroll, bookkeeping, auditing, accounts payable/receivable, and data entry clerks are a few of the positions in business that are vital to the success of an organization.

If you are the type of person who strives to meet high service standards, can work under a strict deadline, and possess knowledge of mathematical applications, then take a closer look at the Accounting program and Lake Michigan College.

Career Information

With a two-year degree in accounting, you can focus on careers including:

  • Billing Clerks
  • Payroll Clerks
  • Bookkeeping Clerks
  • Auditing Clerks
  • Data Entry Clerks

Most accounting clerk jobs are full-time positions with Monday through Friday, 40-hour workweeks. These hours are subject to change if you are required to work shifts or are approaching a busy season. read more

Classroom Experience

"We want students to leave this program with a realistic sense of what to expect in the working world," says program coordinator Erick Pifer.

Lake Michigan College's Accounting program prepares you for a challenging career in the business world. In your classes, you'll work on individual projects, small presentations and analyze major reports. Be prepared to do work outside of the classroom. This is an intensive program that requires a lot of time and academic effort. read more

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