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5 Reasons Why Principles of Accounts

You just finished your final year examinations and are considering your options. The familiar arts (history, literature or geography) and science  (biology, physics and chemistry) Principles of Accounts (POA) sounds so foreign and you’ have heard from friends that it is boring. But there’s more to debits and credits in POA.   “’Double-entry bookkeeping’ is …

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Accountants’ Salary Guide 2010 by ICPAS & Partners Robert Half

The third Robert Half Global Financial Salary Guide 2009/2010 provides comprehensive research data on average starting salaries for 16 key accounting and finance positions across 21 countries. This annual guide aims to help both companies and employees make better employment and hiring strategies through a comparative salary guide across these countries in the country’s corresponding currency value.

Recognised Accounting Degrees for Practicing as a CPA in Singapore

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) lists the recognised professional qualifications for registration as a public accountant. To be practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Singapore, an applicant must at the time of his application for registration (a) have passed the final examination in accountancy of one of the following: (i) the Singapore Polytechnic …

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Careers in Accounting

  There are many different careers in the field of accounting ranging from entry-level bookkeeping to the Chief Financial Officer of a company. To achieve positions with more responsibility and higher salaries, it’s necessary to have a degree in accounting as well as achieve various professional designations.   One of the primary milestones in any …

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Difference between Accountants and Auditors

Accounting is a process of using a set of concepts and techniques to measure and report financial information about a business.  The business is generally considered to be a separate and distinct legal entity.  The information is potentially reported to a variety of different types of interested parties.  These include business managers, owners, investors, creditors, …

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