Career Opportunities In Accounting: Accounting for Non-Accountants by Moses Akinmuyiwa

Career Opportunities In Accounting: Accounting for Non-Accountants

byMoses Akinmuyiwa

Kobo ebook | November 23, 2012

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A Career in Accounting

Accounting is the study of how businesses track their income and assets over time. Accountants do much more than the generic presumptions; they compute costs and efficiency gains from new technologies, participating in strategies for mergers and acquisitions, quality management, developing and using information systems to track financial performance, tax strategy, and health care benefits management.

The career is a highly momentous and versatile. The field is usually divided into three broad areas: auditing, financial/tax and management accounting. Audit: Work in audit involves checking accounting ledgers and financial statements within corporations and government.

Some of the benefits of being an accountant include:

- Constant work and little chance of losing your job

- Plenty of opportunity for career advancement and pay rises

- Many areas of expertise to choose from

- Ongoing study options

- Great salary

- Ability to understand finance in detail which can benefit your own personal finances

- Option to become self employed

All accountants must become certified by undertaking an accounting degree at a university or college. Here you will learn all the skills required to be good at your job as well as life skills like communication and attention to detail. You can choose to focus on one aspect of accounting after you have been studying for some time. This could be tax accounting, auditing, corporate accounts, payroll and many more fields.

Anyone can become an accountant but it helps to have an interest in finance and numbers. Analytical skills are vital as is a high attention to detail, as mistakes in accounting can often cause major problems for companies. You can choose to work in the public or private sector, with there being benefits in both.

Title:Career Opportunities In Accounting: Accounting for Non-AccountantsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 23, 2012Publisher:SmarteBookShopLanguage:English

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