The Job Of A Beginning Essay

1090 Words Sep 10th, 2014 5 Pages
My essay is about the job of a beginning/junior accountant. A beginning accountant does many things; the accountant prepares profit and loss statements, balance sheets and other financial reports. Some responsibilities of a beginning accountant are analyzing costs, trends, financial commitments, revenues. The accountant has a commitment to predict future revenues and expenses. The accountant also has the duty to offer suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

There are a few requirements to become an accountant. First off you may need a bachelor’s degree in your area that you specialize in and zero to two years of work in your field of work or related jobs. Most accountants will also have a degree in business studies. This could also change depending on where you apply to work. You must know of the commonly-used concepts, procedures and practices of your job and area you work in. Other requirements of becoming a beginning accountant include being able to access files on a computer and being able to enter get information from a computer because accounting is being done on computers now, more than ever.

The working conditions of a beginning accountant are very normal and some may say boring. They spend most of their time sitting at their desks doing work and because they are new to the job do not usually do much traveling. Beginning accountants don’t do too much traveling because they are inexperienced but once…

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