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
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.
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....
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. [...]