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  • The Essential Guide to Forensic Accounting 2018

    For better or worse, there's never been a better time to be a forensic accountant. In recent years, financial scandals like the Madoff Ponzi scheme, Lehman Brother's falsified loans, and the Samsung bribery case, have shown how important trained, experienced…

  • FAQ: The Auditing Career Path

    Most people do not know the difference between accounting and auditing. These two fields are very similar in form but have their distinction too. Accounting is something that is done daily in business while auditing is done in a firm…

  • Teaching Accounting – Entering Academia as an Accountant

    Accounting professors plan and conduct courses in relevant curriculums in a postsecondary environment.  They may teach, graduate, undergraduate or other college-level courses as well as individuals preparing for their CPA exam. Accounting professors plan lessons, grade exams, and assignments and…

  • 5 Credentials for the Supercharged CPA

    Credentialing is the only way professionals can highlight their qualification and distinguish themselves in a particular field. This article will explore different accounting certifications including the CEIV, CFF, CITP, PFS, and ABV offered by the American Institute of Certified Public…

  • 10+ Universities Offering Blockchain Courses

    Blockchain is the paradigm-disrupting technology that is on everyone’s mind, dominating the headlines in tech publications, and making investors get that tingly feeling. But if you’re an accounting student wondering where and how you can add blockchain expertise to your…

  • Comptroller and Controller Job Description

    A comptroller is a financial position that may go by other titles as the financial controller, financial control officer or the chief accounting officer. The comptroller is a title commonly used in government accounting positions. An equivalent of the position in the…

  • What Does a Budget Analyst Do?

    If you're a person who is good at math and enjoys crunching figures, a job as a budget analyst may be the perfect fit. The job outlook for budget analysts is considered to be stable and is even projected to enjoy some…

  • Accounting vs. Auditing

    Did you know that both accounting and auditing deal with finances but are two distinct disciplines? The rate of employment of auditors and accountants is expected to increase by 13% by 2022, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you are…

  • 5 Great (And Overlooked) Accounting Niches

    Students going into accounting may have a very narrow view of their career options - CPA doing people's taxes every year, or corporate bean counter in a cubicle. There’s a widely held misconception about what defines an accountant’s job; most…

  • 50 Best Podcasts for Accountants

    What a brave new world we live in - Apple stopped making the iPod in 2017, but the podcast carries on. Ask anyone who loves podcasts; there’s an overwhelming amount of great material out there. Podcasts to entertain, podcasts to…

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