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CORPORATEACCOUNTING
ABSTRACTThis report provides a detailed analysis of various job advertisements which have beenposted on various job portals. Specifically, the report provides an attachment of suchrequirements that have been extracted from various search engines such as Jora, Indeed,Glassdoor, Gumtree, Adzuna, LinkedIn and Seek. Based on these advertisements, a comparativestudy has been taken into account by analysing the requirements provided in such advertisementsand the learning outcomes of MPA Unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting. Through this, it isascertained that the learners have been able to inculcate various communication and analyticalskills as well as developed attributes relating to Attention to detail and Accountability. Apartfrom this, there is still a need to include the learning outcomes relating to Accounting Softwareas well as Financial Risk Management.
Table of ContentsABSTRACT.....................................................................................................................................2INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................11. Job Advertisements Collection and their relevant sources......................................................12. Name of organisations posting such advertisements and their industry breakdown...............23. Job Titles mentioned in advertisements collected...................................................................24. Required Personal Attributes mentioned in Job Advertisements Collected...........................35. List of Requisite Personal Attributes within the Job Advertisements Collected in a detailedmanner..........................................................................................................................................36. Academic and Professional qualifications of a corporate accountant that have been listed....6in the advertisements collected...................................................................................................67. Relating key roles, tasks, responsibilities identified from collected job advertisements withMPA unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting....................................................................................78. Identification of additional topics, attributes or learning outcomes enlisted in jobadvertisements yet absent from MPA Unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting...............................79. Critical Evaluation of the skills, experience and attributes required to become a corporateaccountant and how MPA Unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting has helped in achieving them..8CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11APPENDICES...............................................................................................................................12
INTRODUCTIONCorporate Accountingcan be defined as that branch of accounting which is concernedwith the application of related principles and techniques within a business environment for thepurpose of furnishing financial statements in a comprehensive manner(Bhasin, 2015). Everycountry follows their own set of protocols so as to inculcate the practice of corporate accountingbased on their respective business environment. The scope of Corporate Accountant, in general,is quite broad. From employment perspective, demand for this profession has grown in recenttimes and is expected to grow in forthcoming years.This report aims to provide a clear understanding on what qualifications and experiencesemployers seek from Corporate Accountants. For this purpose, an assortment of jobadvertisements posted by employers have been included throughout the report along with theidentification of key skills and interests required for the purpose of such position.MAIN BODY1. Job Advertisements Collection and their relevant sourcesIn the context of given case scenario, the total number of advertisements related tocorporate accounting field that have been collected with a purpose to further analyse them roundsup to 9. All of these have been extracted from national as well as Internation Job Portals such asJora, Indeed, LinkedIn and Seek among others. These relevant sources have been enumerated asunder:Adv. No. (as per Appendices Section)SourceNumber of Sources extracted1Jora22Indeed13Glassdoor14Gumtree15Seek16Adzuna17LinkedIn11
2. Name of organisations posting such advertisements and their industry breakdownThe job advertisements extracted and attached to the appendices section of this reportbelong to respective sources that have been enlisted as under:Adv. No.Name of OrganisationsIndustry Type1Crumpler, Melbourne (VIC)Luggage Stores2L'Oreal, Melbourne (VIC)Cosmetics3Skinner Hamilton-Gold CoastSME Business AdvisoryServices4UBER, Strathfield (NSW)Transportation5Reo Group, SydneyConsultancy andRecruitment6Intuitive Recruitment, Sydney CBDEmployment7Port of Newcastle, NewcastleLogistics8Mitalent, Sydney (NSW)Employment9Hays Recruitment, Sydney CBDEmployment3. Job Titles mentioned in advertisements collectedAs per the advertisements collected and attached in the Appendices of the section,namely Advertisements 1 to 9, the following job titles have been mentioned:Corporate Accountant;Junior Management Accountant;Senior Tax Accountant;Tax Accountant;Senior Corporate Financial Accountant;Corporate Financial and Management Accountant;Financial Accountant;Senior Financial Accountant;Senior Tax Accountant.4. Required Personal Attributes mentioned in Job Advertisements CollectedEssentially, personal attributes can be defined as those characteristics present in anindividual which attract an employer to perceive such persons as prospective candidates for their2
respective organisations(Cooper, 2017). In the context of the nine job advertisements collected,the following personal attributes have been specified among all of them:Technical Competencies in the relevant field;Communication Skills;Degree of Enthusiasm towards work;Ability to work in harmony with colleagues;Work Ethic;Flexibility;Problem Solving Skills; andHonesty and Loyalty.5. List of Requisite Personal Attributes within the Job Advertisements Collected in a detailedmannerAs mentioned in part 4 of this report, there are a variety of skills and features that anemployer seeks in their potential candidate. These are commonly known as Personal Attributes.From the perspective of a Corporate Accountant, an employer would look for the followingfeatures:Technical Competencies in the relevant field:A technical competency refers to the relevant knowledge or skills one holds which areimportant to successfully perform a particular job role or responsibility. This is one of the mostcrucial personal attributes which an employer seeks in a candidate(Crowther, 2018). It is highlyprioritised among employers, mainly due to the fact that such competencies provide the potentialcandidates to be identified easily and gives them the ability to understand the nuances of dailyactivities as well as adversities arising in that specific industry, field or discipline. It is importantto note that such attributes may differ from industry to industry based on the respectiverequirements of such fields. Some of the most common examples of Technical Competenciesinclude job-specific skills such as Coding and Programming in IT industry and Soft Skills inHospitality business among others.Communication Skills:Another important component of personal attributes that have been emphasized repeatedlyamong the job advertisements collected relate to Communication Skills. These can be defined asthe ability possessed by an individual which enable them to transmit information from their end3
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