Category Archives: Careers in Accounting and Finance

Working in Bank: where, who and what?

In Finland there are many different banks, largest are Osuuspankki(OP), Nordea, Aktia Pankki, Danske Bank and S-Pankki. Thousands of people are working in banks and their branch offices. The bank duties include receiving deposits, granting different kind of loans, management … Continue reading

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Bookkeeper – a versatile job for you?

I have always been dreaming about working as a bookkeeper. It has been my dream since I started studying in upper secondary school. Today I am studying accounting and finance as my main subject in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. … Continue reading

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When are we at our earning peak?

Everyone must be interested in at least their own earnings, and that’s why I wanted to write a post about the highest income earning years. Determining that isn’t simple because there are so many variables that affect it. However, after … Continue reading

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Working as a Public accountant – and how to become one

Why on earth would anybody want to be an auditor after studying many years accounting and law? Endless piles of binders and documents stored in dark, dusty cellars. Huge responsibility that clients financial statement information is correct (you can go … Continue reading

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Skills needed to succeed as an accountant

Skills needed to succeed as an accountant Careers in accounting require more than just the ability to do bookkeeping, crunch the numbers and analyze them. Here are few important skills that you should work on in order to succeed as … Continue reading

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Automation in finance

The future is here. The advance of technology is constantly accelerating, and new and more efficient ways to do the things that need to be done are invented daily. Automation isn’t anything new, people have been fearing for their jobs … Continue reading

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The importance of good internship in accounting and finance

Today it might be hard to find a financial or accounting job or even internship when you are young and a student. Competition is hard and some employers think that you have to know everything when you try to find … Continue reading

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What are financial controllers? – Challenges for an ambitious career in accounting

What are financial controllers? The role and job description of a financial controller can vary depending upon the size of the company and covers a wide range of responsibilities in a company’s operational accounting processes. In most cases the financial … Continue reading

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The story of Barry Ritzholtz

When you think about jobs in the finance sector, the first careers that come to mind are usually banker, financial analyst, trader or financial advisor. The requirements for these kinds of jobs differ quite a lot. Most need qualifications that … Continue reading

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Career in accounting and finance

What working possibilities accounting have and what kind of challenges it involves? Personally I was not sure about what this education includes when I started studying. Little by little things have become clearer. Today the number of accountants has increased … Continue reading

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