Career Questions tagged Accounting

Is it good to start investing at a young age?

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Active Jan 08 at 11:12 PM

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Posted by Sergio T.’s Avatar Sergio T.
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Alyssa Rios | Community Manager @ Anova Culinary Do you have more info on what sort of investments? As ...

Affordable online school for accounting degree?

I’m a former college student and now I’m looking to go back to school. I want to complete my bachelors degree on Accounting. But due to my personal situation I can’t attend traditional college. So I’m looking for affordable online school from where I can complete my degree. #accounting...

#cpa #college

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Active Jan 07 at 02:00 PM

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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! San D,The world as you know it is becoming faster and ...

What are some tips when it comes to making a resume?

I am currently looking for internships in the accounting field. I have never made a resume and don't have any work experience so I am unsure of how to start and what to include in my first resume. I am also wondering what do employers look for in a resume. #resume #internship #job-application...

#accounting #job #finance #business

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Active Dec 28 '18 at 02:11 AM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Irewole Akande | Electronics Engineer | IoT enthusiast | Career Consultant ... Your resume is a one page snapshot of personal, academic and ...

Does a finance major do mostly

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Active Oct 27 '18 at 03:57 PM

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Bob Gallagher | Forensic Services Partner at PwC I'm sorry but it looks like your question was cut off. ...

In your opinion, where would be the best place to work as an accountant?

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 08:46 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth B.’s Avatar Elizabeth B.
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Yung-Hsiang (Eric) Huang | Analyst, Global Operations Strategy Team at Dell To start off, I would recommend you going to one of ...

Is a bachelor's degree enough to get an entry-level job in accounting or do you need a master's?

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:07 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth B.’s Avatar Elizabeth B.
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Harry Rosenberg | Assurance Associate at PwC Hey Elizabeth,That's a great question. I agree with the other answers ...

What can I do with a business administration degree vs an economics degree?

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Active Nov 30 '18 at 05:19 PM

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Posted by Armani L.’s Avatar Armani L.
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Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA | Student/Customer Care Manager | Operations Handywoman | People ... Hi Armani,There is some overlap between the two, as it is ...

DACA students?

How can I look for financial resources for DACA students for college? #college-advice #daca #accounting...

#finance

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Active Sep 28 '18 at 08:35 PM

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Posted by Ricardo V.’s Avatar Ricardo V.
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Thomas McNulty | Home Based Technical Support Supervisor Hi Ricardo, The links below are to scholarships.com and thedream.us , ...

What is the best field in accounting to go into?

I want to be an accountant but I don't know what type of accountant I want to be. I plan on getting my CPA, but you have to have that for most accounting jobs. I like numbers and the order of things. #accountant...

#accounting

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Active Sep 04 '18 at 12:59 AM

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Posted by Isabelle H.’s Avatar Isabelle H.
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Rachel Lyle | PwC Tax Associate I'm glad you're already planning on pursuing your CPA! That's a ...

which college offers a better education in accounting?

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Active Oct 10 '18 at 05:48 PM

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Posted by alondra E.’s Avatar alondra E.
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Flora Du | Assuance Associate Hello Alondra,It is great to hear that you are interested in ...

salary for an accountant

what is the salary for an accountant per hour #accounting...

#salary

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 08:06 PM

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Posted by Gloria M.’s Avatar Gloria M.
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Yvonne Koh | RA Experienced Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hi Gloria,The salary you can earn as an accountant is dependent ...

What is a day in the life of a CFO?

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:45 AM

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What does it take to become a CFO?

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:42 AM

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Clay Gaddy | Sr. Specialist - Digital Assistant Program Manager at ... Yes I would put your first selection for major as the ...

When thinking about Accounting, would it be better to begin as a public accountant?

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Rachel Lyle’s Avatar Donald Truong’s Avatar Priscilla Nzessi, MBA’s Avatar Alexandra Grashkina-Hristov’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 08:53 PM

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Posted by Ty F.’s Avatar Ty F.
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Rachel Lyle | PwC Tax Associate Many people start in public accounting and then work in industry. ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Many successful successful professionals participate in professional associations to which others ...
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Jason Williams | Director - Financial Analysis at Fannie Mae My switch from public was not that intentional. I always thought ...

What should I prepare myself for if I intend on going into accounting as a career?

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Rachel Lyle’s Avatar
Active Aug 27 '18 at 09:04 PM

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Posted by Madison P.’s Avatar Madison P.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that you can to is to get ...
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Kristi Hong | Core Assurance Experienced Associate at PwC I have a couple thoughts: I would first ask yourself why ...

What are the best universities for accounting in Texas.

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Active Oct 11 '18 at 04:31 PM

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Posted by Richard C.’s Avatar Richard C.
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Kristen Blake | Sr. Associate, Deployment Enablement Team, PwC - Placing ... Every year there are different ratings for each university and their ...

What major should I have if I want to be a fraud examiner?

I am currently an accounting major in college, but recently participating in a leadership conference, my interest in becoming a fraud examiner was re-sparked. However, a lot of the websites I came across only vaguely said to major in a fraud examination related major. Thus, I was wondering what...

#majors #choosing-a-major #accounting #fraud-examination #cfe

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Active Sep 13 '18 at 01:48 AM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Michael Langlais | Tax Associate at PwC Canada Hello Esther,Fraud is always a big concern in both the private ...

What ways can I put myself out there during college in order to get noticed by potential employers?

I will be studying accounting and actuarial science and will be in the field of business, so networking is important. What type of events should I attend and what should I do personally to maximize my networking opportunities? #business #accounting...

#networking

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Active May 31 '18 at 04:22 PM

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Posted by Rachel S.’s Avatar Rachel S.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Rachel, It's great to hear that you are studying accounting ...

Whats the most important skill to have when becoming an accountant?

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Michael Langlais’s Avatar Steven Slover’s Avatar Brent D. Griffin, CPA’s Avatar Brendon Howell’s Avatar
Active Jun 06 '18 at 05:26 PM

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Posted by Joshua R.’s Avatar Joshua R.
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Michael Langlais | Tax Associate at PwC Canada Hello Joshua,There are lots of different specialization areas in accounting, each ...

Is it possible to double major your freshman year of college and not be overworked?

I have been thinking about double majoring in computer science and accounting my freshman year of college, but a few colleges I have looked into say they do not allow computer science majors to double major. The college I have chosen will allow it, however, I do not want to put my health at...

#accounting #computerscience #doublemajor

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Julianna Lyle’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Zack Molle’s Avatar
Active Jul 09 '18 at 06:07 PM

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Posted by Tayler G.’s Avatar Tayler G.
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Julianna Lyle | PwC Tax Associate  If you think you might want to double major, it's better ...

What is a good major/career path for a current DACA student?

I am currently going into my Junior year of College. I have already received an associates of science degree, and I am pursuing a bachelor's degree. With the uncertainty that has arisen with regards to the future of DACA students, I have put a lot of emphasis on trying to choose the "correct...

#bachelorsdegree #career #daca #college-majors #accounting #career-counseling #computer-software #computer-science

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Yvonne Koh’s Avatar Jennifer Shone’s Avatar
Active May 08 '18 at 07:28 PM

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Posted by Antonio P.’s Avatar Antonio P.
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Yvonne Koh | RA Experienced Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hi Antonio,Have you taken any introductory Accounting/Computer Science/IT Systems/Supply Chain Management ...

How do I get a job as a bookkeeper?

So many sources say that all you need is a high school diploma to be able to work as a bookkeeper, howeve, anywhere I have looked most ask for 3-5 years of experience. I have taken (2 courses) accounting principals in financial and managerial accounting and plan to pursue a bachelors in...

#women-in-business #accounting #bookkeeping #business

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Active Dec 08 '18 at 04:18 PM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Shareen Yew | Senior Manager in PwC Asset & Wealth Management ... <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor ...

What is the difference between a Bachelor's in Accounting and a Bachelor's in Business Administration with Emphasis in Accounting?

I am asking this question because certain institutions offer one or the other and I was wondering if they are the same degree essentially (or is there a difference). I would love to hear from professionals from both sides. I am interested in becoming an accountant and I would like to choose a...

#financial-accounting #business-administration #accountant #women-in-accounting #women-in-business #accounting

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Active Jul 09 '18 at 06:04 PM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Joshua Levine | Assurance Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hi Victoria,My belief is each University defines their Accounting major differently. ...

What can I do with an Accounting Minor?

I am interested in minoring in Accounting, but I'm not sure what I can actually do. Most things I have looked at you need a major for. #accounting...

#college-minor

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Active May 21 '18 at 02:40 PM

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Posted by Rissa F.’s Avatar Rissa F.
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John Verderese | Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting is the fundamental language of business - so having a ...

What are the greatest challenges of women in accounting?

I have taken interest to major in accounting. I hear many things on how women are discriminated against in certain career fields and majors. For example, not many engineers are women, or doctors should be men. Both of which statements that I disagree with. That leads me to ask about how are...

#business #challenges #accountant #women-in-accounting #women-in-business #accounting #women

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Active Dec 08 '18 at 04:23 PM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Eula Biezen | Owner & Interior Designer Dear Victoria G.I am glad that you are asking these questions.I ...

What is an accountants day and weekly work schedule like?

I want to know how demanding the job is....

#accounting

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Jimi Ayeni’s Avatar Julia Switzky’s Avatar Rachel Lyle’s Avatar Josh Gehrlein’s Avatar
Active May 31 '18 at 05:04 PM

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Posted by Jack M.’s Avatar Jack M.
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Jimi Ayeni | Accountant Hi Jack, I agree with Julia's points raised. It really depends ...

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