Career Salary : Career Skills

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary………………………………………………………………………………………. Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………… Career Salary Comparison Accounting Salary………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Financial Analyst Salary………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Career Skills Comparison Accounting Skills……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Financial Analyst Skills……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Career Growth Comparison Accounting Jobs Forecast…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Financial Analyst Job Forecast……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Work – Life Balance Accounting Career………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Financial…show more content…
I chose Finance as my major in college mainly because it is wider aspect than Accounting. An Accountant prepares the company financial paper while a financial Analyst analyze the statement prepare by the Accountant. In the future, I wish to further my studies by gaining my master in Finance. In addition, it is my utmost desire to work in the Banking Sector either as an Accountant or a Financial Analyst. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the Accounting and Financial Career. Which one pays better? The skills of Each Career, The growth of each career and the work – life balance of an Accounting and Financial Career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational outlook handbook reveals that a Financial Analyst is paid better than an Accountant. Also according to Rasmussen college website a career in Finance requires more skills than an Accounting. However, according to O*Net there will be more jobs available in the future for an Accountant than a Financial Analyst. The most important element that matters to me in making a decision is the work-Life balance and a career in Accounting would allow me to have sufficient time to spend with my family. Accountant In order to land a job as an accountant an applicant need at least a Bachelor degree. However, according to the Occupation Outlook hand book some employers only hire person that a Master’s degree in Accounting (2014). An Accountant
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