Whether you become a marketing manager for a popular brand of snack foods, an investment analyst for a brokerage house, or a human resource manager evaluating the cost of employee benefits, you will use financial statements, budgets and other accounting information on a regular basis to make decisions that affect the company. By completing a minor in accounting, you will be better prepared to analyze accounting information and apply it to the decisions you face on a regular basis in your job. In addition, expanding your background in accounting can enhance your professional opportunities at each step in your career path.