Private Accounting Case Study

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Why should people chose a public accounting firm over a private accounting firm? First, why should you have an accounting degree in the first place? You should have an accounting degree because there are always jobs for this field and the chances you will actual get a job are really high in either public or private accounting firms. People say having an accounting degree can have 360 different jobs opportunities. You can work anywhere because everyone need an accountant from firms like public and private, to working at business, for the Government, or even by yourself the options are unlimited. If you do want to work for an accounting firm they would be public and private firms. A public firm does auditing, taxing, advisory, and consulting …show more content…
What this firm consists of working on is a single business mostly with billing and accounts payable. If you are working for a private firm you really don’t need your CPA degree but you may need a different type of certification. Also the jobs are most likely to vary, you can be in a lot of divert areas in that business but then you have the ability to become a CFOs which has the responsibility of all internal accounting functions also treasury risk and investor relations. For their work life you have a fixed location and schedule and it is more of a stable choice day to …show more content…
While both of them are high in demand it will still be smart for you to start with a job in the public firm because you work with more businesses and will know how to handle almost every situations and have better knowledge on how different companies function. If you go from a private firm to a public firm it will be hard because you only know one company and were doing the same things over and over again where in public you were able to do multiply forms, auditing, and etc. so this is why most accountants say how easy it is to go from public to private

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