12 terms

Accounting Chapter 1

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skills
activities that you do well
values
principles you live by and the beliefs that are important to you
lifestyle
the way you use your time, energy and resources
personality
a set of unique qualities that makes us different from all other people
personal interest tests
help you identify your preferences
networking
a way to find out about particular careers by asking people to share information and advice
accountant
handles a broad range of responsibilities, makes business decisions, and prepares and interprets financial reports
for-profit businesses
operate to earn money for their owners
not-for-profit organizations
does not operate for the purpose of making a profit
accounting clerk
an entry level job usually prforming one or two accounting tasks
certified public accountant
pass a national test and meet specified experience and education standards to become "certified" to practice accounting
public accounting
provide accounting services to their clients