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Business Sector Opportunities for Accountants

1. Describe two business sectors you might want to work in if you were an accountant and explain why in 150 to 200 words.

2. Research a specific company in one of the business sectors that interests you and describe how you imagine it might be to work there.

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Auditor in Public Accounting

This is probably the most challenging but also the most exciting sector. As a public accountant, I would work with other highly qualified peers and visit six to eight clients a year, learning their systems and struggles and testing their work. I would travel, meet many people, and learn rapidly. The continuing education also is the highest quality of all the accounting careers, especially at the large public accounting firms. The advancement progresses each year to a new level of responsibility and pay so I would know that I have improving and growing and getting recognized for that. I would be interacting with experienced and successful business executives and that would be ...

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Your discussion is 455 words plus a reference and discusses public accounting and internal auditing. The internal audit department at GE capital is mentioned.