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From Simple to Simply Thrilling: The Diversity of Accounting


Posted on August 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, In The Media, Job Search, Just For Fun. Comments Off on From Simple to Simply Thrilling: The Diversity of Accounting

Push a button, pick up the phone, take notes, and repeat. While the tasks of office life can seem mundane at times, they certainly don’t need to be! In this short blog, we are going to briefly explore the diverse (contrary to common belief) world of accounting. Now we aren’t talking about adrenalin inducing exciting, but rather the excitement of new challenges that may come your way.

For any business out there, accountants keep the wheels turning. It goes without saying that nobody is going far without proper accounting. This is where you come into the picture! You as an accountant will ensure accuracy, consistency, and adherence to the rules for both yourself and those around you. While looking to become more self-directed, many people begin exploration for work in an existing start-up businesses or even sections of the government!

The GFOA listed an article on the complex duties of a government accountant. We definitely think it’s worth a read for anybody looking to get into accounting. One of the interesting things about accounting is that you can enter the field at any degree since much of the industry is generally self-directed. To delve into things even further, Devry University has posted a fantastic article with their top six picks for the most exciting accounting career paths. We highly recommend it as a read!

We’ve all been to the point of desperately wanting to pull our own hair out like mad men, but there’s something that seems to stop us. Whatever motivation drives us, the promise for a brighter future always keeps us going! It can take a lifetime to realise our full potential. Many people choose to invest their time into accounting to gain experience and keep their resume relevant to business.

In addition to upwards of an attainable 6-figure salary of an accountant, we think you might be also be interested in TalentEgg’s 10 Reasons to Explore a Career in Accounting to explore some other lively and exciting sides of accounting. Whatever your motivation may be, we like to think it’s always worth exploring your career opportunities to your heart’s desire. And remember – don’t forget about the accountants!

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Henry E. Goldbeck, President and founder of Goldbeck Recruiting Inc, is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) with over 24 years recruiting experience. In his 13 years at the helm of Goldbeck Recruiting, Henry has built the company's reputation as a leading headhunter and recruitment agency in sales, marketing, operations, engineering, and executive level positions across a variety of industries.

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