Accounting Career Plan Essay

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Career Change Plan for Rabale Qureshi

After completing Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Economics with the concentration in Accounting from Empire State college. I would like to begin my career in an accounting field and go for a CPA. I always have a keen interest in mathematics, therefore I have strong desire to pursue my career in this field. In the next five years, I hope to see myself as an accounting professional.
Most accounting jobs require Bachelor’s degree and I am few credits away from completing my degree. The most important skills require in an accountant position are analytical, communication, math, and organizational skills also detail orientation. (bls.gov). As stated on O*NET OnLine accountants also require to
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To do that, I need to have an internship with a public or business accounting firm. This will help me to get a professional training in this career. It will also help me to discover on what skills I am good at and what skills I need to work on. I have LinkedIn account which is a leading professional network. By updating my profile on this site, I will be able to connect myself with professional employers in accounting field. After searching nearby employers in accounting field, I will create the list of employers that offer training and provide job opportunities to individuals with no work experience in the accounting field. After creating the list, I will make a chart to contact potential employers by writing cover letters, by phone or by on site visiting. In order to manage job interviews and follow-ups I will create a daily to do list. This will help me to manage and follow-ups my interviews and other routine works. To reach the level of my desire goal of CPA, I need to pass an exam that meets the New York state requirements. I also must need to complete 150 credits. As stated on BLS-Occupational Outlook Handbook under the section ‘How to Become an Accountant’, Most employers pay the cost with the CPA exam, it is very supportive to achieve my desire goal. (bls.gov). Also, I will try to keep on study while working so I could complete the required credits for CPA exam. After completing that I

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