Career Collectives: Accounting Community

Accounting is such a broad field offering so many different disciplines across essentially every industry.  A focus in accounting offers professionals access to tax, audit, and internal audit skills. The regulations and rules tend to change overtime, adding to the challenging aspect of the job.

Accountants need a lot of education to be successful in their roles, and it is important for them to keep up with the current regulations for their industries.  Check out these interesting resources to refresh your skills, and to stay current with governmental expectations:

Journal: Journal of Accountancy

This resource offers breaking news, relevant for all accountants.  It represents the national and professional organization of CPAs, or Certified Public Accountants.  The organization offers credentials in certain skills, as well as articles that should interest different types of accountants.

Blog: Insightful Accountant

This blog offers a wide variety of articles from current events and insightful webinars led by industry professionals.  There is advice for different types of accountants and information on consumer tax platform updates.

Book: Strugglehood: A Practical Guide to Financial Situations No One Bothered Teaching Us by Brandon Brumage

This guide is easy for any reader to digest.  It essentially offers advice for the individual on how to organize finances, and it helps the individual become their own personal accountant.  It is a popular read applicable to anyone.

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani