Week 3 Accounting Discussion Question
100-150 words with an in text citation and a reference
The Importance of Accounting in Today’s Environment
The increasing complexity of the current business and regulatory environment has
created an increased demand for accountants who can analyze business transactions
and interpret their effects on the financial statements. In addition, a basic ability to
analyze the effects of transactions is necessary to be successful in all fields of business
as well as in other disciplines, such as law, healthcare, etc. To better understand the
importance of accounting in today’s environment, search the Internet for job
opportunities. Use the following link http://www.monster.com/geo/siteselection.aspx

Find an advertisement for an accounting job.

Find an advertisement for a non-accounting job that requires accounting
skills or basic knowledge.

Describe how accounting is used in each position, the accounting
background needed and the overall job duties.


Which one would you apply for and why?