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The Making of an Accountant
A discussion of the author's personal ambition to be an accountant.
# 97236 | 794 words | 3 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 27, 2007 in English (Narrative) , English (Misc) , Accounting (General)

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This paper is a personal exposition of the author's career ambition to be a certified public accountant. The author describes the growth of the accounting industry and the area in which he hopes to specialize. Also examined are the author's perceived weaknesses in his skill set for being an accountant and how he feel these deficiencies can be overcome. He also states his strengths and how these will be beneficial in his career. The author concludes that by overcoming his weaknesses and adding to his strengths, it is possible to gain all of the tools for successful public accounting.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • J. D. Edwards, History of Public Accounting in the United States (1960)
  • Booker, Quinton, Brenner, Vincent C., and Blum, James D. (1998). "Brave New World for the CPA Exam." Journal of Accountancy January:61-64.
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (1998). Information for Uniform CPA Examination Candidates, 15th ed. New York: Author.

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