MEMO - M EMO TO Melissa Wallentine Head of Human Resources...

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MEMO TO: Melissa Wallentine, Head of Human Resources FROM: Eric Schneck , CFO DATE: 26 January 2010 SUBJECT: ACCOUNTING CAREER INFORMATION There is an increasing demand for accountants in the business world today. This memo will provide information on education needed for becoming an accountant, the job opportunities available to accountants, and expected salaries and benefits of these individuals. Education Most accountants need a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and many firms recommend having a master’s degree in accounting or a master’s degree in business administration with an accounting emphasis. Depending on the state you plan on working in, or the industry you plan on working in, there may be a need for further education or training. Typically becoming a Certified Public Accountant is standard for many accountants to help increase the number of job opportunities available to them. Job Opportunities Individuals planning on working in the accounting profession can expect to work in the
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