Accounting

By: Jefferson Carredano

Accounting

Accountants examine financial record, they make sure financial records are accurate and taxes are paid properly and on time. Examine financial statements to ensure that they are accurate and comply with laws and regulations. Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time.Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures.Organize and maintain financial records.Assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management.Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve profits.A Bachelors degree in accounting is needed, you can get this in some colleges and universities. For a Bachelor degree it would take approximately 4 years, but for a Masters Degree it is approximately 5 years. Analytically skills, communication skills, detailed oriented, math skills, organizational skills. The long term outlook it will stay the same because everyone will have to pay taxes so therefore we have jobs because we check the taxes. Their minimum salary is 63,550 dollars per year. you can find work in offices working conditions are fast paced and could be stressful. usually work individually but could pair up with other accountants. Some may also travel to their clients business.

career connections

The quote I got was " Accounting is possibly the most boring subject in the world, and it could also be the most confusing. But if you want to be rich, long term, it could be the most important subject."

High School Preparation

Some classes you could take in High School is business accounting, this helps because it is one type of accounting and it also shows the basic of accounting. Also AP statistics would help, this would help better understand statistics and preparing you for accounting.The mathematics team, this would benefit you because you would learn and practice more math. There are no possible jobs a teen could get that would help in accounting while s/he is still in high school.


References

A reference is when a teacher writes a letter about having you in class and information colleges need about the person, it is important because the colleges see that you were referenced by a well educated teacher and this shows you did good and were very intelligent in their class. some teachers that can serve as my reference are, Ms. Luciano, Ms. Cobo, and Mr. Lindemann

Post secondary plans

A Bachelors degree in accounting is needed, you can get this in some colleges and universities. For a Bachelor degree it would take approximately 4 years, but for a Masters Degree it is approximately 5 years. The more you study the more cash you get.