Accounting Blog Posts

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The Top 3 Accounting Specializations That Are On the Rise

by Sonya Krakoff |  February 15, 2018

The accounting field is fast-growing, and holds many opportunities for those looking to enter or advance in the industry. However, because of the popularity and size of the field, finding ways to differentiate yourself is essential. One way to do this is to develop a specialization in one of the specific branches of accounting.  READ MORE >>

A day in the life of an accountant

A Day in the Life of an Accountant

by Sonya Krakoff |  January 10, 2018

It's difficult to come up with an accurate description of the daily life of an accountant: it's such a broad field that no two accountants will spend their days doing the same kinds of work. With so many accounting career paths to choose from, you'll have plenty of opportunity to identify the type of accounting that's best suited to your skills, working style, and preferences.  READ MORE >>

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MBA in Accounting vs. MS in Accounting: What's the Difference?

by Sonya Krakoff |  November 29, 2017

When looking into graduate-level accounting programs, you have probably noticed that the majority fall into two categories: a master's degree in accounting, or an MBA in accounting. While the differences between these two programs might not be immediately clear, there are actually some significant distinctions that are important to take into consideration when deciding which one is right for you.  READ MORE >>

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How to Choose the Perfect Accounting Career Path For You

by Sonya Krakoff |  November 7, 2017

Once you've decided that you're going to pursue an accounting career, you'll quickly find that the field is much larger and more diverse than you might have thought, with opportunities to apply your skills in a number of different areas. Here's how to choose the perfect accounting career path for you.  READ MORE >>

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Online Accounting Training Programs & Courses

by Sonya Krakoff |  October 19, 2017

Professional development is an important component of many jobs, but if you've never pursued it before, you might be asking yourself what effective accountancy training looks like. There are a number of different options available to accounting professionals interested in online accounting training, all with different goals and benefits.  READ MORE >>

Key Technical Accounting Skills & Abilities

Key Skills for Accountants: Honing Your Technical Accounting Skills & Abilities

by Sonya Krakoff |  August 29, 2017

Accounting is a rapidly expanding field, with high forecasts for rapid growth over the next few years. This means that if you are interested in joining this booming field, or are already working in it but are looking to take the next step in your accounting career, now is the time to get started. One of the best ways find a great job in accounting is to focus on your technical accounting skills and abilities.  READ MORE >>