An Accountant is one who is skilled in the practice of accounting or in charge of public or private accounts.  An accountant is responsible for reporting financial reports for a financial company or an individual in accord with government or regulatory rules.
Working from home as an accountant is another way that you can earn extra money online.  As a matter of fact, there are many opportunities for accountants as well as bookkeepers to work right from their home office.  The internet has changed the way people live and work which has made it possible and practical for many accountants and others to successfully work online.  Here are a few companies that hire accountants to work from home.

Accounting and Finance Personnel

This company has open positions for accountants that need to be filled.  They currently list on their website a need for an audit manager for a local CPA (Certified Public Accountant) firm to work from home.  Responsibilities include auditing as well as some reviewing and compilations.  Click above for more details.

Balance Your Books

They have several positions available that allow you to work from home in sales, as a certified public accountant or bookkeeper.  Inquire online.

Click Accounts

They are always looking for talented individuals to assist them as a provider of their accounting and bookkeeping needs.  Send your resume to careers@ClickAccounts.com. 

ClickNWork

Website in need of analysts to prepare in-depth reviews of companies, markets, and pressings issues.  They pay $40 to $150 per hour and depending upon the complexity of the assignment are willing to discuss alternative pay structures.  This is a work from home position. 

Accounting Department.com

They are currently seeking bookkeepers to work from home on a full time basis.  They also have other work from home positions listed on their website in client implementation, etc.  They offer paid holidays, paid time off, 401k after 1 year of employment.  Hours are Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.    

VT Audit

If you have experience in processing payroll, or you have worked with bills of lading in shipping and receiving, you can join our team of home based auditors creating workers compensation and / or general liability audits for Property & Casualty Insurance clients nationwide. You will be trained in-house or via web cast.  You will need a high speed internet service and a landline phone. 

American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers

Has several accounting and bookkeeping jobs available that allow you to work from your home office.  This is a job bank of current openings in this field.  Read more online. 

Ignitespot.com

This company has virtual accounting positions available for experienced accountants to work from home and supplement their income.  You will need an accounting degree, have a computer or access to one, phone, internet access, and submit to a background check.