I need to develop in this area. I could never develop in this area. I am self-confident. ¸ I learn on my own. ¸ I can solve problems. ¸ I have strong written and oral communication skills. ¸ I have strong interpersonal skills. ¸ I am highly organized. ¸ I can manage time. ¸ I show initiative. ¸ I work well with others. ¸ I have computer skills. ¸ I am flexible and can adapt to change. ¸ I can analyze situations. ¸ I have basic numerical skills. ¸
Suggested Answers to Support Questions Financial Accounting Fundamentals BAF3M-B page 16 Unit 4 Copyright © 2007 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved. 16. Here is an example of a comparison chart. Yours may differ, depending on the jobs you selected. Name of the job Duties Education required Personal skills required a) Auditor • Checks the accounting records and procedures of businesses, government agencies, and/or individuals • Inspects the accounting records and procedures to ensure accuracy and completeness of the records University degree and certification as a Chartered Accountant or Certified General Accountant • Communication skills • Analytical skills • Computer skills • Ability to synthesize • Problem-solving skills • Accounting skills • Accuracy • Professionalism and ethical behaviour b) Budget analyst Develops and manages financial plans A university degree and certification as a Certified General Accountant or Certified Management Accountant • Good interpersonal skills • Communication skills • Analytical skills • Problem-solving skills • Understanding of accounting • Professionalism and ethical behaviour c) Controller Is responsible for major company financial decisions • CA, CMA, or CGA • Considerable experience in the accounting field • Masters degree in business is an asset • Communication skills • Decision-making skills • Interpersonal skills • Analytical skills • Computer skills • Ability to synthesize • Problem-solving skills • Understanding of accounting • Accuracy • Professionalism and ethical behaviour d) Finance clerk Assists accountants, controllers, and advisers to meet the needs of businesses and individuals • High school • College courses or diploma • Strong organizational skills • Interpersonal skills • Communication skills • Computer skills e) Payroll clerk • Compiles and maintains payroll data, enters wages • Records changes due to exemptions, deductions • High school • College courses or diploma • Basic accounting skills • Computer skills • Interpersonal skills f) Pricing analyst Analyzes current costing and makes recommendations for a business to generate profitable revenue growth University degree in business, economics, or finance and additional training in accounting • Computer skills • Problem-solving skills • Project-management skills • Communication skills • Teamwork skills • Strong analytical skills are essential
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