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Five Alternative Careers for Accountants

Alternative Careers for Accounting Majors An accountant’s career path is usually clear-cut. Start out with experience as a financial analyst or auditor. Take the CFA or CPA exams. Refine your management skills to rise through your organization’s leadership ranks — maybe even become a chief financial officer. What happens, however, when your passions change — when you want something new?

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Executive Compensation Packages: A Full Look

Within organizations today, one of the most delicate balancing acts that boards of directors and compensation committees must perform involves setting executive compensation packages. Over the past decade, seemingly lavish executive compensation plans have faced significant scrutiny from the public, media outlets, shareholders, regulators, and politicians. What is executive compensation?

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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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Hiring Millennials in 2020: What You Need to Know

Millennials are adaptive, tech-savvy and their generation makes up the largest share of the American workforce. It’s no wonder that the business world is obsessed with hiring Millennials. But traditional recruiting methods are unlikely to work with this skeptical generation. They know their skills are in high demand, and they are adept at connecting with people in ways beyond phone and email. So what is the best way to work with Millennial candidates?

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Artificial Intelligence in Accounting: What Does the Future Look Like?

Artificial intelligence in accounting tends to conjure up images of sci-fi movies and cyborgs taking the place of humans. In fact, the idea of artificial intelligence has been around for a long time, and it’s much a more collaborative technology than you may realize. The first artificial intelligence projects were initiated by academics in the 1950s who were trying to understand whether computers could think like humans and simulate our behavior.

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Are you qualified for a career in finance?

If you’re considering a career in finance, you’re probably wondering what it takes to qualify for an entry-level job in the sector. Careers in finance are plentiful and varied, so you’ll find finance jobs in just about every industry and organization. Below is a sample of entry-level jobs as well as a look at the education and skills needed to get your foot in the door. Financial data analyst Financial data analysts study information, identify relevant insights, and compile them into financial reports.

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