After finishing all the education and examination requirements, I will be ready to find places to search for jobs, prepare my resume to make it standout from others’, and do my best in the interview. In addition, good personalities are required to practice and enhance when I work in a company. If I can do everything listed above, I am sure that I will be successful in the future with my career choice. Accounting is not an easy major to study because it requires a lot of efforts and times. Nonetheless, the rewards that I will be able to receive if I pass those obsoletes are worth.
My hope is to be admitted into their Master of Accountancy program in their business school. Once I finish this master’s degree, I plan on becoming a Certified Public Accountant. However, I will begin work while I am studying for the exam. Even though this will be difficult, the work experience will certainly complement my learning and hopefully make the exam easier to pass. I may even try to work in an accounting position, part time, while pursuing my master’s degree.
After you complete your degree you can take some graduate courses or work, or you can do both. The reason for this is because the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants requires every candidate who wants to take the CPA exam to have at least 150 credits and some experience before they can take the exam. A num... ... middle of paper ... ...produce financial statements and prepare reports for their managers and supervisors. In conclusion, accounting is the foundation for all business. Whenever a person is starting a company, he/she has to know where their funds will be coming from to start that business.
Working in teams and with clients, accountants need to have a strong ability to work well with others in order to successfully complete their job requirements (Emerita 2014). After my interview with Emerita Acuna I was amazed of how much excitement she was showing while we were talking about accounting. She answer all of my questions and doubts that I had, and now I’m more than certain about taking in consideration the career of accounting. Besides all of the time you spend studying, doing exams and all of the and effort that you put into this career I have to say that, it’s a career that along the road it comes with very well paid off benefits.
With this education, a graduate can expect sixteen top-tier accounting organizations from around the world to recruit him or her and to be completely prepared for the New York State Certified Accountant Exam (“M.S. in Professional Accountancy.” 2014). CPA Exam The CPA exam is taken by college graduates that have one hundred fifty credits with a year of full time experience (“Initial License,” 2011). It states that exam takers must have thirty-three semester hours in accounting and thirty-six hours in general business electives (“Initial License,” 2011). According to the CPA website for New York State, full time is considered to be working five days a week for thirty-five to forty hours disregarding overtime (“Initial License,” 2011).
Accounting is one of the most popular careers that deal with business for maintaining records of profit and loss, tax liability, including other financial activities that brings many businesses organization into a success career. In accounting, many typical tasks are required to be done, develop and maintain are very important like reports, the balance sheet that must be done on a daily schedule. Like any other job, accounting deals with a variety of clients, which would either be with government agencies and keeping up with their records. Accounting has become one of the most influential careers today. Many employees have pursued their goal by getting an education in college about Business Accounting and apply for a decent job after they finish school.
My goal is to become a Certified Public Accountant. I would like to graduate from Saint Michael’s College with a major in Accounting and minors in Mathematics, Economics, and Business. I believe this would make me a well rounded candidate when applying for a job. I also want to complete an internship between my junior and senior years and maybe that will land me a job. I am not sure on when I would like to go for my masters because I have been told that the employer could help pay my way because most employers want someone to become a Certified Public Accountant.
To be a partner a person needs experience as a manager and establish a client base (“Accountant”). To be an accountant a person needs a bachelor's degree. Some get their master’s degree to be a manager and partner while others just want it for backup (Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance 1). If a person were to get a master’s degree it need to be in accounting or in business administration (“Accountant”). The main education is to attend a four-year college or university and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field (“Accountants and Auditors”).
I have taken many accounting classes which have given me a solid foundation on which to build upon my accounting knowledge. I believe the best way to do that is through experience. I will be able to gain experience when I begin my internship. I have gained some accounting experience when working at my parents’ business. I have recorded receipts, recorded purchases, used QuickBooks, completed payroll, and completed bank reconciliations.
A great deal of the training comes from the employers themselves, since investment bankers are meant to be experts in their respective fields, depending on their company, training can vary. Typically, new graduates start out in analyst positions and are required to go through training before beginning their job. “These training programs can last several weeks and introduce new analysts to principles of accounting, risk, markets, financial statement analysis, and financial modeling” (How to become an Investment Banker, 2015). During this time analysts also pick up important skills like negotiation, communication, and presentation. Technically for a an entry-level investment banking analyst position it is only required to have a bachelor’s degree, however in order to be competitive, many investment bankers also attain graduate degrees, the cost common of which being an MBA.