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A Career in Accounting and Why It Might Be Right for You

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A wise man once said: “A person should not go to sleep at night until the debits equaled the credits.” That man was Luca Pacioli, a 15th century monk, mathematician and author of “Summa de Arithmetica, Geometria, Proportioni et Proportionalita,” where the basics of double-entry bookkeeping were first explained. Though the part about voluntary insomnia may have been a bit exaggerated, Pacioli’s quote underscores the importance of accountants not only during his time, but also in ours. What Do Accountants Do? As their name implies, accountants account for anything and everything that can be measured in monetary terms. Their job … / Read more »