Accounting is the process of communicating financial information about a business entity to users such as shareholders and managers. The communication is generally in the form of financial statements that show in money terms the economic resources under the control of management; the art lies in selecting the information that is relevant to the user and is reliable.

Accounting continues to be recognized as one of the world’s leading professions, offering many opportunities for a rewarding career. Accountants and auditors ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. They assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

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Auditor, Internal Auditor, Consultant, Tax Advisor, Management Accountant, Financial Analyst, Public Accountant, Tax Accountant, Business Analyst, and more

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