Pros And Cons Of Career In Accounting

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Professor: Mr. David Capriola
November 23, 2015

Career in Accounting

“Accounting is the practice or profession of maintaining financial records, noting expenses or revenue, and determining how much one owes or is owed. Accounting seeks to assure that every individual or company pays or is paid the correct amount” according to Farlex Financial Dictionary. In this essay I will explain the requirements to become an accountant, why I choose to study accounting, and the pros and cons of this career.
Accounting is a career that requires an abilities in finance and mathematics. It offers a competitive salary, benefits, and has a flexible job market. An accountant’s responsibilities are to Examine statements to ensure they are accurate, Ensure
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Oscalina Lopez graduated from The University of The Virgin Island with a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She is an employee of the department of Retirement St. Croix District. According to Ms. Lopez “being an account one can traveling, have career path options, the salary varies, and gain social skill, but there are cons such as working for long hours, not very pleasant business trips, the entry level salary is not sufficient, and one don’t get much free time to enjoy with family and friends.” According to careers alot “the pros of being an accountant is the competitive Salary most entry-level positions start in the $40,000-$50,000 range, Job Diversity, Job Security is so because accountants are central to the growth of any company, and this is why their positions and jobs are secure. The Cons are educational requirements is so because most careers are looking for a minimum a bachelor’s degree, Isolation because you are required to work alone in each assignment for long hours, sedentary is that requires one to be seated for long period of hours in front of the computer, stress, required to work extra for the tax season.” After all Being an accountant also have great benefit such as Having a Better Understanding of Finances, The Ability to Start Your Own Business, Have a Better Understanding of Tax Laws, The Demand for Accountants because everyone is…show more content…
It have a wide option in the career path and the average of salary varies depend of the job tittle. Accounting also have good benefits but like everything in life have it have it cons. For example, working for long hours alone and don’t have free time for family and
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