Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Accountant in St. Louis:
Learn systems at detail level.
Watch others closely without comment.
Study interaction with executives and management.
Keep up to date with accounting and finance practices.
Obtain advanced degree(s)
Accountant in Mesa:
"Accounting is not boring."
I started in A/R as a processor and thought accounting was the most boring job. It turned out that I just needed more responsibility and projects. Start looking at the big picture and it will allow you to not only do your job but think ahead to help find solutions before a problem arises.
Accountant in Delhi:
"I can work independently and co-operate the colleague."
Seeking a position to utilize my skill and abilities in the Industry through hard work and dedication and contribute my best towards the growth of the organization.
Accountant in Waterloo:
Ask questions as to how advanced they are in today's technology. Do the still hand-write payables? Are manual records kept, along with computerized? Are documents mailed, faxed, or emailed?
Accountant in Lynden:
"How current the technology being used."
Are there progress reviews with possible promotions?
Cross training opportunities?
Accountant in Greenville:
"Better working conditions."
Treat the people like they are on the same level as you are. Don't talk down to them.
Accountant in Los Angeles:
"Stress level, deadlines, upward mobility and raise increases."
Stay current with up to date accounting practices continue to take classes within your field. Be creative with ways to make job procedures more efficient.