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David kerr final project

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David kerr final project

  1. 1. Final Project By: David Kerr
  2. 2. My Career ACCOUNTANT
  3. 3. Personal Information <ul><li>Holland Code: Realistic, Social, Investigative </li></ul><ul><li>Birkman Color: Yellow </li></ul><ul><li>Career Path: Attend a four year college. After that, achieve a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Finally, I will strive to become a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) </li></ul><ul><li>I chose this career because I really enjoy math and keeping track of things. I want to keep people financially stable. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Communications <ul><li>You need to have good communications skills if you are accountant because you need to be able to speak to others about their financial status, and that is very important. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Multi-tasking <ul><li>An accountant needs to be able to multi-task because they will have more than one client and they need to constantly be working with their clients’ financial activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Other than that, one client may have more than one activity going on. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Use of Technology <ul><li>An accountant needs to be skilled with technology because they will be using equipment to organize their information </li></ul><ul><li>As time goes on, so does technology. Accountants need to be advancing as the technology gets better </li></ul>
  7. 7. Problem Solving <ul><li>Each accountant has to deal with different financial information. </li></ul><ul><li>They must solve problems that might occur to keep their clients financially stable. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Each day, Accountants analyze, interpret, and organize financial information. They plan the financial future for their clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Accountants need to be good at math, have good planning skills, they need to be good at problem solving, as well as many other skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Related jobs: Auditors, Budget Analysts, Loan Officers, Cost Estimators. </li></ul>Summary
  9. 9. Salary <ul><li>The beginning accountants earn less than $36,000. </li></ul><ul><li>The middle figures earn between $45,000 and $78,000he middle half of the </li></ul><ul><li>The end figures earn over $102,000 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Projections <ul><li>Accountants and Auditors are expected to grow significantly from 2008-2018. </li></ul><ul><li>Job opportunities should be favorable </li></ul><ul><li>With an increasing number of businesses, more accountants will be needed. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Good place to work with <ul><li>A place I would enjoy working with is the New York Yankees. </li></ul><ul><li>If I worked for the Yankees, I’d receive good pay and I would love my job twice as much. </li></ul><ul><li>The benefit you get from working with the Yankees is knowing you are a proud member of the NYY, one of the best baseball franchises in history </li></ul>
  12. 12. Educational Route <ul><li>To become an Accountant, you need to attend college, preferably a 4 year college. </li></ul><ul><li>After that, one should pursue a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. </li></ul><ul><li>After that, they should seek to become a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Related Careers <ul><li>Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks. </li></ul><ul><li>Budget analysts </li></ul><ul><li>Cost estimators </li></ul><ul><li>Financial analysts </li></ul><ul><li>Loan officers </li></ul><ul><li>Personal financial advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents </li></ul>

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