Archive for Accounting Illustrated

10 Tips to Be a Better Finance or Accounting Manager

This edition of Accounting Illustrated provides the top ten tips for becoming a better finance or accounting manger. To get these tips, we polled entry and mid-level candidates to find out what they look for in an efficient, effective and successful manager. Watch the video below to learn how to become a more effective manager. How to Be a Good Finance Manager: 10 Tips Be sure to follow these ten tips to become a better financial manager. Improve communication skills and be transparent.

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What Does a Bookkeeper Do, Exactly?

If you love numbers, maybe you’ve considered a career as an accountant or bookkeeper. These two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but they’re actually two very different roles within the accounting and finance career path. Here’s a look at a bookkeeper’s roles and responsibilities, and how they differ from those of an accountant. What does a bookkeeper do?

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US Financial Careers: An Analysis by State

The financial sector is one of the most rewarding and lucrative industries you can join. Behind every business, from local start-ups to booming, nationwide companies, is a financial department holding it together. Finance and insurance even represented 7% of US gross domestic product in 2014, which amounted to $1.223 trillion. But how are financial sectors faring across the US? Which states are trending upwards, and which are still struggling to recover from the recent recession?

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