Presentation on theme: "AC298 Unit 9 Seminar Professor Anthony Lo Secco. About your final project… Due TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 th 11:59PM ET NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED! Proofread!"— Presentation transcript:
Careers in Accounting Government Accounting International Accounting Non-profit accounting Bookkeeper Accounting clerk Payroll accounting Accounts payable clerk Accounts receivable clerk
Accounting career… Which one will you choose? What type of Accounting appeals to you? Please share your thoughts with us!
Professional certifications CPA-Certified Public Accountant CMA-Certified Management Accountant CIA-Certified Internal Auditor CSSA-Certified in Control Self Assessment CGAP-Certified Government Audit Professional CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner CFSA-Certified Financial Services Audit CISA-Certified Information Systems Auditor ABA-Accredited Business Accountant ATA-Accredited Tax Adviser
Professional Certifications ATP-Accredited Tax Adviser CGFM-Certified Government Financial Manager ABV-Accredited in Business Valuation CITP-Certified Information Technology Professional PFS-Personal Financial Specialist CFP-Certified Financial Planner PB-Professional Bookkeeper FPS-Fundamental Payroll Specialist CPP-Certified Payroll Specialist
Education Associates Degree- most bookkeeper and clerk positions require an Associates Degree. Bachelors Degree- most accounting positions require at a minimum of a Bachelors Degree Masters Degree-some positions in accounting are now requiring a Masters Degree
Education Do you have future educational plans? Will you pursue a certification? Please share!
Skills for Accountants Problem solving Analytical skills Technology skills Knowledge of general business Interpersonal skills Ability to work in groups Oral and writing skills
Skills for Accountants What skills have you obtained through your degree program? What skills would you still like to obtain? How will you gain these skills? Any other thoughts about accounting skills?
Sources for more information http://www.aicpa.org http://www.startheregoplaces.com/ http://www.imanet.org http://www.acatcredentials.org http://www.theiia.org http://www.isaca.org http://www.acfe.com/
Coming up for Unit 10… Discussion Board Reflection No points!
Unit 10 Discussion Board Reflect on key concepts and topics learned throughout the course. Identify benefits from having completed this course. Discuss your continued professional development. Discuss your continued learning plans. Please join us in this discussion!
QUESTIONS??? Good luck to you all! Thanks for a GREAT term!