May 1, 2012 | Alberta
Even with the recovering economy, the accounting sector has remained a viable field. Companies have continued to recruit and invest in accounting professionals and consider them as valuable assets to an organization's operations.
A recent survey released by the Lannick Group showed that the skills most in demand are financial planning and analysis, tax compliance and financial reporting. Additionally, a strong cultural fit is a top priority for most employers across the country.
Students interested in diving into finance must first gain an education in the field and accounting and payroll administration can be a good place to start. With courses that can help develop strong skill sets, a practicum placement that provides real-life experiences in accounting and industry-experienced instructors, students can jump-start their careers with the Accounting and Payroll Administration program at CDI College. For more information, fill out the form on the right.