An analysis of skills and knowledge required to undertake degree studies in accounting and finance and follow a future career path in financial accounting

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An analysis of skills and knowledge required to undertake degree studies in accounting and finance and follow a future career path in financial accounting

This essay will mark out the course of study of accounting and finance and formal assess the knowledge and skills that are needed for a future career path in financial accounting. Students that study accounting and finance often set goals to progress into accounting at a bank or at an accounting firm. So it will be advantageous for the students to understand the skills and knowledge to succeed in this area, as it will be essential to help the students in achieving their set goals. This essay identifies the skills that will be needed, so this essay will focus on accounting and finance
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(Shanker, 2014)

Work places, companies and different types of approaches are always changing in the accounting world. Companies are often faces with candidates who are eager to find other job opportunities soon after being recruited by the company. The candidates always say this is because they say they cannot adapt to the company or they feel the internal management of the of this company is a mess, and therefore not suitable for their long-term development. However, in most cases, these kinds of “excuses” are not acceptable to recruiting consultants or recruiting companies. The candidate should carry out a basic SWOT analysis about the new job, and get mentally prepared for the potential challenges and risks, and be able to handle contingencies. After starting a new job, an employee should keep a positive attitude, instead of flinching when faced with problems or questioning their own choice. Many people have adaptation problems to a work environment, either mentally or technically. It is important to address these problems and find appropriate solutions. In the period of adapting to a new position, we believe that effective communication is a key point in helping the new employee to resolve issues. If the

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