I'm an accountant and there are great "pros"! First, every business needs an accountant. This results in many job opportunities. When I graduated I went the auditing route which I loved because everyday is different and I got to travel extensively around the country. I have friends that work for movie studios in LA, one working for a major league baseball organization and another who audits defense contracts for the government. After public auditing, I became an internal auditor for a major restaurant chain and continued traveling the US, as well as Europe. I stayed home for many years with my kids, and now work part time for the FDA. I really can't think of any cons except studying for the CPA exam, although I did work for a construction company when I was college and I thought that was boring. The point is you can move into any industry that interests you. Finally, it pays really well!