Accountingremains one of the universal careers that are deemed prestigious.
It isconsidered as a systematic approach of identifying, recording and summariesfinancial information with an aim of revealing the profits enjoyed or lossesincurred in a company or an institution. I have always been fascinated by majoraccountants in big multinational firms thus believe that a chance to advance myaccounting skills will act as a major boost which will eventually enable me toland my ambition of being a charted accountant in a multinational company. Thechance will also enable me to sharpen my skills furthermore putting me in aposition to mentor other aspiring accountants in the future.One of themain reasons I love accounting is because accountants generally play a majorrole in making decisions that affect how a business operates, which means thatthey not only have a lot of influence over a company’s daily operations, butalso the business industry in general.
They provide the firm with variousdetails regarding resources that may be available to the firm and some of theresults that can be achieved through the usage of those resources. It is in dueregards to the ability to perform financial calculations and come up withdecisions useful for a firm that attracts me towards accounting I haverelevant work experience which I attained by working part-time at a smallaccounting firm. While working there I picked up a lot of skills, one of themain skills I learned was time management, I had always struggled to be on timefor things as I left everything to the last minute but while working I learnedto use my time more efficiently to meet the deadline that had been set for me,this helped me finish any task I had been given on time by making quickdecision, this skill also helped me outside of my job by helping me to not belate for college and to manage my time appropriately for each class. Afterworking there for just a few weeks I had already proven to be responsible andreliable, I was praised for doing all my work to a high standard with minimumerrors.Currently Iwork as a store assistance at a grocery store. My job is to make sure thatcustomers are pleased with their experience when they visit us to do theirdaily or weekly shopping and handle any issues they might have regarding ourproducts or services. I will listen to any complaints and deal with thecomplaints and make sure in the future our customers don’t face the sameproblems. Having done this job effectively for over three years, I have gainedsome vital communication and problem-solving skills which I know will give mean advantage in the finance sector.
When I amnot working or studying I like to spend time on various hobbies, I enjoyreading books as I find it relaxing, one of my favorite books is ‘TheIntelligent Investor,’ by Benjamin Graham. This book has helped me expandmy financial knowledge as it talks about cost management, stock and bondpicking and stock ownership, it also talks about other financial topics. Thisbook has helped and inspired me to invest in different stocks. I also appreciatelistening to music and love discovering different artists to listen to, I findthat listening to music helps me focus and entertains me at the same time. Ialso help my friends’ dad who’s a DJ, I help setup all the music equipment andthen help choosing the songs at parties.
I havechosen to apply for a place to proceed with my study in your university since Ibelieve it is the best place to be when it comes to accounting. I also feelobliged to study and get taught with accounting experts in this university whomI believe will equip me with additional skills that might not be part of thecourse outline but necessary in the field. I also believe that the universitywill offer ample and serene environment for studying and provide the necessaryrelevant materials that may assist in the advancement of an accounting career.