My Career Choice: Accounting Essay

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From an early age, I have always had a keen interest in the world of accounting. From studying Accounting at A-level, I have gained further knowledge into this particular subject of my choice.
I am currently studying A-levels in Accounting, Chemistry and ICT. I also done Biology but chose not continue the subject into second year. Each of these subjects has given me many different options to apply for at university. The subject I am most interested in studying at university is financial accounting at various university available to me. Studying A2 Accounting has given me a lot of valuable knowledge and helped me develop basics and complex skills in working with figures and the ability to prepare annual accounts with the accurate
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I have previously done work experience at my local estate agents. This showed me the fundamentals of business and how to make a profit. During my time at the estate agents I had many tasks to do which really helped me develop my confidence in how to deal with customers. One of the tasks I was given at my placement was to sell a two-bedroom first floor flat, I had to firstly show the clients the house and then persuade them to buy it; which I succeed in. This task really helped me more confidence and most importantly how to make a profit on a property. This also motivated me to study financial accounting at higher education.
Outside of college, I enjoy reading fictional novels, mostly mysterious and science fiction. I also read some non- fictional texts, which generally is about the news from around the world and financial issues to improve my general knowledge. At home I mostly spend my time on the computer which has become essential to me due to the amount of work that has to be done on it. I am familiar with using softwares such as spreadsheet, word processor, presentation software and many other types of software. I also know the basic of web designing and hope to learn a lot more in the coming future.
My main ambition has always been to become ACCA certified accountant. I hope higher education provides me with more

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