Oh hey fellow accountants -bored much? This is the time of year when many accounting jobs (public specifically) start to simmer down and things get to be a little slower at work. If that’s not the case for you right now, surely it will be at some point during the year.
The career options in accounting are rather broad. Although when most people hear that I am a CPA, they instantly ask if I can do their taxes or help their kid with math (not all accountants love math btw). There is much more that a career in accounting has to offer. As many of you already know, I got my start in accounting working at a CPA firm as a tax associate. I have spoken candidly about what my time there was like, but if you are curious you can check out my previous blog on this topic. I started in my current role in June 2019, and I want to share with you what my career in corporate accounting has been like so far.