Certified Public Accountant Case Study

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Results and Discussion: In the modern world, wide range of Certified Public Accountants are needed due to continuous emerging of different business firms.The different business firms needed CPAs that have different careers aside from their professions. The following table would show answers of the five (5) respondents regarding the different career paths of a Certified Public Accountant. Table 1. The Different Careers for a Certified Public Accountant Respondents Specific Answers Paraphrase 1. Ms. Arlene B. Teanila -“For starters, I recommend them to enter first auditing companies, which in my case I was not able to. Aside from the favorable public reputation it will give (assuming you enter any of the Big 4), the experience itself that…show more content…
Mr. Romeo S. Siat II -“Audit – because this serves as the basis of most accounting career, in audit, you can cover different area of accounting, work with different people on every engagement, travel and saw a range of industries. I have started as an accounting staff in a private firm. The hardest accounting career for me is being a tax accountant. While the most convenient accounting career for me is being a financial accountant. I did not consider shifting to another accounting career.” - Being in the public accounting sector as an auditor could possibly be the most preferable career to start because it covers the rest of accounting fields. 3. Mrs. Ligaya B. Izon -“I would recommend private accounting for newly registered CPAs because this career is easy to manage compare to other careers.” -Being in a private accounting sector as an accounting clerk can be a career to start because it is easier to manage than other careers in accounting. 4. Mrs Gloria B. Valdez -“I recommend you to start as an Accounting Clerk because this is the basic. Since you don’t have experience yet about the job and the operation of the company, normally you’ll start by doing some filing of documents, do simple journal entries, do posting in the general or subsidiary ledgers, and…show more content…
They have chosen these careers because they stated that most companies, even big auditing firms, comply accountants for the BPO. Another reason would be the benefits that can be available if a CPA shifts from the private practice to the government accounting field. Some of these benefits would be retirement fees which are obviously a lot higher than those of in the private practice. And finally, the compensation that can be derived in being in the government accounting practice. These reasons can based from what Thompson (n.d.) stated on one of his journals that accounting can offer CPAs a lot of career options and
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