“Should I Become an Accountant?” Highlights Current Issue of New Accountant Magazine

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"Build up a body of knowledge, which will eventually lead to the ability to make informed decisions and move up the ladder.”

New Accountant Magazine, a trusted professional journal for college accounting students since 1985, has released its latest issue, available both in print and online.

This issue of New Accountant focuses on reasons to become an accountant, various career paths for accounting professionals, and a glimpse into understanding the basics of the profession.

“New Accountant provides crucial information to students aspiring to be accounting professionals. It prepares them to take the CPA exam, embark on the job hunt all while offering various skills they may need going forth,” says Steven Polydoris, New Accountant Editor & Publisher.

The featured cover story, “Should I Become an Accountant?” is written by a group of professionals: Nabeel Iqbal (Tax Accountant), Brenden Kassel (Tax Accountant), Joseph Savoca (Tax Accountant), Robert Sheppard (Audit Senior), and Chaand Vora (Staff Accountant) under the guidance of Chris Roberts (Director of Human Resources) and Teresa Hansen (Senior Marketing Associate) at WeiserMazars, LLP, Long Island.

This article dives into the lives of real accountants, providing readers with skills they may need in the world of accounting. Author Chaand Vora (WeiserMazars Staff Accountant) offers a tip to readers, “It is crucial to ask questions, make notes and learn from each new experience in order to build up a body of knowledge, which will eventually lead to the ability to make informed decisions and move up the ladder.”

The peer reviewed, “Audit Reports: Understanding the Basics,” by Deborah Goodner Combs, ABD, MS, CPA, Assistant Professor of Accounting, John Massey School of Business, Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Theresa J. Hrncir, PhD, CPA, Kay Massey Professor of Accounting, John Massey School of Business, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, contains valuable information on the important role an auditor has. The authors provide readers with seven individual situations to explain why auditors should give a particular opinion while also providing different focuses and opinions.

Find where to take your accounting degree in “Accounting Career Paths,” by James A. Balley, Ph.D., CPA, CIA, CFE, Professor of Accounting Utah Valley University.

More career advice can be found in “A Survey of Work Experience Requirements for CPA Candidates in the Northeastern United States,” by Hugh H. Lambert, Jr., CPA/ABV, MBA, Assistant Professor, St. John Fisher College. Also included is “GAAP: Generally Awesome Accounting Presentations,” by Cheryl Minnick, Ed.D., NCRW, CCMC, Career Counselor/Internship Coordinator, Office of Internship Services, University of Montana and Teresa Beed, Ph.D., CPA, Professor of Accounting, School of Business Administration, University of Montana.

Featured advertisers in this issue include Rutgers Business School, WeiserMazars, Carlow University, Isenberg School of Management, The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, Bay Path University, University of South Dakota, and ThomsonReuters.

About: Published since 1985, New Accountant is a professional print and online publication edited for college accounting students and accounting professionals to prepare for a career in accounting, auditing, and industry. For more information, visit http://www.NewAccountantUSA.com, email inquiries(at)newaccountantusa(dot)com.

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