In today’s video I am sharing three of the best accounting channels on YouTube that help with learning. While there are countless other YouTube channels that speak to the accounting experience (like The Accounting Struggle) sometimes you just need to know how to convert from cash to accrual accounting. These channels will help you with that.
How to Write Your Employee Evaluation
Oh Hey fellow accountants! We are more than half way through this year and whew, what a year! If you have not already, you should be doing your self-evaluations at work soon. It can feel somewhat unnatural writing unbiased reviews about yourself or even being critical of yourself. This is why in today's video I [...]
Improving the Quality of Your Work
Solving Direct Labor Variances: A practical Approach
Oh hey! In today’s post I’m walking you through how to find direct labor spending and efficiency variances. This approach is what worked for me and I think it’s fairly easy to follow. Please let me know if you find it helpful. https://youtu.be/lZZDorG6tLc
Choosing Between Audit and Tax
Okay, so I recognize it has been a while since the last blog and I sincerely apologize. I have been prepping for the CPA exam and had to abandon all life outside of studying. Now that I have finished testing, let's talk career moves. I meet a lot of students who know they want to move into public accounting, but struggle to decide between audit and tax. Let's break down a few differences.
3 Things You Should Know Before Starting in Public Accounting
This is Not a Job, It is a Career
Typically on a job you report in for a set time each week, do the work you are assigned and likely think nothing of the place after you clock out. A career, particularly in accounting, is quite the opposite. When you experience your first "busy season" you will quickly realize that you no longer have a job and have crossed over into a career....
5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Public Accounting
I have been working in public accounting as an associate for about nine months now and I cannot even list all the rookie mistakes I have made. Technical knowledge comes with time and you are certainly not expected to know everything when you first start but there are a few expectations that may be unspoken. [...]