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Certified Public Accountant

Certified Public Accountant As a Public Accountant you must have strong knowledge in accounting or at least work with the firm. Strong leadership and critical thinking, decision making is one of the responsibilities as an accountant. The word Public Accountant is to serve with the government and knowledge about Law’s making accurate financial statements; balance sheet, income statement, statements of cash flow including auditing, reporting, posting and balancing. An Accountant must be a positive...

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Certified Public Accountants

Assignment From the Text 1-23 (Organizations associated with the public accounting profession) Several private and public sector organizations are associated with the profession. Listed below are activities pertaining to these organizations. REQURIED: Indicate the organization or organizations associated with each activity 1. License individuals to practice as CPAs * State Boards of Accountancy - There are 54 boards of accountancy. Licensing, renewing, and suspending or revoking licenses...

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How to be a good accountant When someone asked me what you want to do when you grow up, I will always answer "scientists", but what is that, what to do, I have no idea. When I went to middle high school, I believed that a wide range of scientists, I need to have a specific selection, so I wanted to do a lot of career, such as journalists, actors, astronauts, and so on. I thought about everything, but I feel that it is not possible to achieve, my future is still very long. I also have lots of...

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Competences of Becoming an Accountant

Accounting is more than just adding numbers and being good at math. Accountants have to “ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly on time.” (Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS], 2012, para. 1). There are several different types of accounting. These types include, auditors, forensic, public, tax professional, financial advisor, and consultants. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to become an accountant. You have to go through years of school to earn your degree, already...

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Forensic Accountant

Abstract Forensic accountant have the important task of analyzing, investigating and determine and discrepancies with any form of financial report, earning, fraud and hinting asset. To perform such task the individual much be accurate, patience and have a love for number, also helping people to dispute, recover and discovery any financial wrongdoing. The top five important and essential skills a forensic accountant would need to be successful in their line...

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The Dilemma of an Accountant

The Dilemma of an Accountant Studying the ethic case the dilemma is whether Dan Potter, who was assigned to an audit assignment should go by the audit and guidelines or whether he should disregard the ethical standards and continue to follow the instructions of his immediate boss. Dan Potter is working as a staff accountant at Baker Greenleaf. Dan final had an opportunity on first major audit assignment. This assignment required him to work under the supervision of his senior, Oliver Freeman, on...

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Career Paper : Accountant

Accountant Career Project: Report Business 101   Career Overview Accountants carry the primary responsibility for bookkeeping services such as payroll, bank reconciliations, general ledger posting, along with managing financial statement compilations and oversee efficient use of funds and related tasks. Correspondingly, they provide some Human Resource functions such as Employee Handbook compilation, and benefits management. Another responsibility of accountant’s is taxes:...

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The Differences Between Public and Private Accounting

------------------------------------------------- The differences between public and private accounting In order to understand the difference between public and private accounting, we must first understand what accounting is. Accounting is simply an information system used to identify and communicate financial information to users of that information. Accurate, reliable and pertinent information is extremely important in evaluating a company’s financial position in order to attract investments...

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Acc/ 544 Internal Accountant Brief

Internal Accountant Brief Candace Schneider ACC/544 April 15, 2013 Christine Errico Internal Accountant Brief When a business is experiencing an out-of-control accounting system the business might consider hiring an internal accountant to help alleviate the problem. Before a company decides to hire this type of accountant the company should look at the array of services this kind of accountant can provide to the company. Services of Internal Accountants An internal accountant can provide...

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Why Good Accountants Do Bad Audits

O. Fortuna 9:00 – 12:00, TTH November 29, 2011 Why Good Accountants Do Bad Audits The Article on Why Good Accountants Do Bad Audits specifies the different reasons why accountants and auditors have taken part – consciously and unconsciously – in different accounting scandals. The signing of the Sarbanes – Oxley Act of 2002 wishes to achieve corporate accountability. But the signing of this act doesn’t guarantee that accountants and auditors will not feed on their unconscious self – serving...

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