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Quick Guide to Accounting Training

Are you considering an accounting education but confused by all the jargon? This is a quick guide to understanding the different specialties associated with accounting careers and the training you will need to be successful.

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Why Ifrs? The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Conversion From Gaap To Ifrs

International Financial Reporting Standards, IFRS, are used by public companies in over 100 countries, so it is easy to see why the U.S. is following suit. The United States is currently using what is known as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles when filing their financial statements and records. Currently, the SEC is debating how to impose the change in the U.S. The choice is between making IFRS a gradual adaption and establishing a definite date that companies must be converted by.

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Basic Bank Accounts Failing the Basic Needs of Consumers

The lists of bank and savings accounts that are available to most people are bewildering. A quick look at a comparison site like Moneynet or Moneyfacts will reveal thousands of different products. Unfortunately many of these accounts are not accessible for anyone with either a poor or even no credit history.

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National Accounts — How Do You Create a Program That Really Works?

This article is intended to help everyone gain a better understanding of National Accounts Programs, including the motivation for creating one and the steps toward a successful process. While it is not intended to definitively answer every question regarding national accounts, it serves as a set of guiding principles for those in the company who are responsible for the success of the program.

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What Retirement Accounts Are Available to You?

While looking at planning your retirement, you may have noticed there are a wide variety of retirement accounts available to choose form. This article will give a detailed breakdown and comparison of the different retirement accounts to help you decide which is the best choice based on your circumstances.

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Perks of Being an Accountant

Majoring in accounting can open many doors for your future. Students entering the accounting field has grown in the past couple years. So why do people become accountants and why are accountants so successful? Accounting firms are looking for young accounting majors, they are recruiting and offering scholarships and signing bonuses to college graduates.

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Pursuing a Career in Accounting? Opportunities Are Yours For the Taking

If you're interested in pursuing a career in accounting or auditing, the opportunities may be yours for the taking. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, the accounting profession will experience strong job growth over the period from 2006 to 2016. Accounting jobs are expected to grow by 18 percent between 2006 and 2016.

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Faster Than Average Growth of Accountant and Auditor Jobs

Accounting jobs are poised to undergo significant growth in the coming decade. Both large and small businesses depend on accountants and auditors to keep track of expenses and fine-tune budgets. Also, businesses especially turn to these workers to prepare tax returns. What's more, businesses need accountants to interpret new accounting legislation, which directly arose in response to Enron and other accounting scandals.

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Glossary of Common Accounting Terms

Today...again...I was scratching my head over an accounting mess, for which the owner had paid a bookkeeper many dollars over many years. How did it happen? If you don't know the basics, you are a sitting duck, my friend. You know, accountants do it on purpose.

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