Having a minor in a foreign language certainly benefit an Accounting major! I am currently working for a large multinational Accounting firm called PwC. Many of the clients I have worked with are globalized and hence offer various opportunities for us to travel internationally for work. In an increasingly globalized economy, many companies view candidates who know a second language valuable as they need employees who can communicate and develop relationships with customers or business leaders from another country. I would imagine having a minor in foreign language can only help you advance your career opportunities!
Now I am not sure if you have a foreign language in mind that you are going to minor in, but I would recommend choosing a language that are in demand.
I hope this helps! Good Luck!
Yes, having a foreign language background is beneficial in any career field, especially the ones under business (like accounting). If you want to work internationally, or work with international clients in the future, being able to speak another language, with that minor to support it, will make you a better candidate. Although you may have earned that minor, I suggest that you continue working on perfecting your expertise on the language because you may be able to have typical conversations in a foreign language, but in a professional setting, you may not be as advanced. But ultimately, being bilingual can benefit you as an accountant, depending on your specific service line and the exposure the firm has.
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Having a minor in a foreign language will definitely help you in your career in accounting. I would suggest learning the language well enough to speak and read it. They will want to see that you just don't have the language on paper but that you actually know it.