Brian Robinson is the Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of General Cable Corporation and a graduate of the University of Dayton and answers our question, “Why Accounting?” “Over twenty years ago I asked myself this question as I entered college. Today I can look back on my decision to
During interviews, we normally are asked about career paths for incoming employees. Simply put, the ‘Career Levels’ associated with public accounting firms may differ slightly from firm-to-firm, but for the most part resemble closely the following structure: Principal or Firm Director Senior Manager Manager Senior Accountant Experienced Staff Accountant Entry-level
Regardless of where you might like to find yourself at the peak of your career, public accounting is the premier place to begin your journey. Public accounting firms provide the most challenging, most demanding, most broadening preparation for a successful career in the business field. You will find yourself trained
Today on AccountingWeb.com, Christopher Lindberg wrote a great article that applies to anyone pursing a career in accounting. The article describes the 10 lessons he learned as a new hire (which is applicable from the new staff accountant through upper management). To read this article, visit http://www.accountingweb.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?id=105358.
The best way to know whether, or not, an accounting major…and accounting career focus…is the right answer for you is to first get to know ‘who you are.’ Seems like a logical thought, but you would be surprised at the number of people who go through much of their lives