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Choosing a Career Path


(last update 10/09/2010)

It is quite important that before choosing what you want to be in the future and what sort of course you should study, most students will find the nature of career is one of the key elements for decision. You can get this information from your parents, friends, teachers, and university course advisers.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/user/bschooltalk

For instance: Accounting Career

Accountants are vital to keeping businesses on track – they ensure companies are financially efficient and profitable. Accounting jobs also offer good money, good job prospects and the ability to work overseas.

Duties and Tasks: accountants may perform the following tasks:

  • assist in the formulation of budgetary and accounting policies
  • prepare financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and statutory bodies
  • conduct financial investigations, undertake audits, prepare reports, and advise on such matters as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
  • examine operating costs and the income and expenditure of institutions
  • provide assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
  • provide financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • liaise with bankers and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
  • advise on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
  • appraise cash flow and financial risk of investment projects.

Personal Requirements

  • good communication skills
  • good presentation skills
  • able to build rapport with clients
  • able to analyse and solve problems
  • good organisational skills
  • discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • professional and ethical.

Specialisations

Budget Accountant
Bursar
Cost Accountant
Finance Manager
Forensic Accountant
Investment Analyst
Liquidator and Receiver
Systems Accountant
Taxation Consultant/Taxation Agent
Treasurer

Sources and future references

សិស្ស​ពិបាក​សម្រេច​ចិត្ត​ជ្រើសរើស​មុខវិជ្ជា​រៀន​បន្ត​នៅ​ថ្នាក់​ឧត្តម​សិក្សា http://www.khmer.rfi.fr/Cambodia/20100813-Wich-University-after-bac-II%3F

How to choose the path for you http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2010090141688/LIFT/how-to-choose-the-path-for-you.html

My Future (career profile and options) http://www.myfuture.edu.au/

Youth Australia (the central hub of government information for young people) http://www.youth.gov.au/default.html

Youth Central ( the Victorian Government’s web-based initiative for young people aged 12-25, filled to overflowing with great information and articles about training & job) http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=1&repositoryName=www.youthcentral

Choosing a career http://www.unisa.edu.au/future/career/default.asp

Career Advice Australia for Youth http://www.careeradviceaustralia.gov.au/youth/default.htm

Year 12 What Next http://www.year12whatnext.gov.au/

Graduate Careers (leading authority on graduate employment issues in Australia. We use this position to foster employment and career opportunities for graduates, in association with the higher education sector, government and business) http://www.graduatecareers.com.au/content/view/full/22

Career FAQs Pty Ltd (fill the gap in the careers book market for comprehensive Australian career resources that give a comprehensive overview of different industries, professions and occupations) http://www.careerfaqs.com.au/

Skill  Works http://www3.griffith.edu.au/02/capskill/resources/showResources.php

Job adv in Cambodia http://www.cambodiaworks.com/  http://www.khmer.ws/jobs/ http://www.cambocareer.com/ http://www.phnompenhjobs.com/ http://www.peanor.com

In Australia: Job Search, Cover letter, Resume, Addressing Selection Criteria and Interview

Aus Workplace (looking for work)

Information for job seekers including career and job search hints and tips, how to prepare and apply for work, and the types of assistance available while you’re looking for work.

– Aus Job Access (How to write selection criteria)

– http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-build-confidence-with-improved-job-interview-skills-313360/

– University of Western Sydney (Careers & Cooperative Education) http://www.uws.edu.au/community/in_the_community/careers

– University of Canberra (Career Services) http://www.canberra.edu.au/careers/job-applications

– UNSW (Careers & Employment) http://www.careers.unsw.edu.au/

 

– ACT Government job http://www.jobs.act.gov.au/

– Australian Public Service Jobs http://www.apsjobs.gov.au

– Government Recruitment Service (part of HR) http://www.crsaustralia.gov.au/vacancies

– Job Services Australia http://www.deewr.gov.au/Employment/JSA/Pages/about.aspx

 

– Job Searching Websites

http://www.seek.com.au

http://mycareer.com.au/jobs/

http://www.hays.com.au/main/default.aspx

http://www.careerone.com.auhttp://career-advice.careerone.com.au/http://www.youtube.com/user/CareerOneJobs#p/u

http://www.jobs.com.au/

 

Accountants may perform the following tasks:

  • assist in the formulation of budgetary and accounting policies
  • prepare financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and statutory bodies
  • conduct financial investigations, undertake audits, prepare reports, and advise on such matters as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
  • examine operating costs and the income and expenditure of institutions
  • provide assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
  • provide financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • liaise with bankers and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
  • advise on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
  • appraise cash flow and financial risk of investment projects.

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