Certified Public Accountant (CPA) By: Danielle Collins

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  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) By: Danielle Collins
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  • Who Did I Interview? Ralph Katzman (My Uncle)
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  • Job Description O Responsible for preparing and analyzing financial reports for individuals and companies. Audit financial reports for compliance and review company's financial status to ensure there are no discrepancies. ~Americas Job Exchange O Examples: O Taxes and tax returns O Budgeting O Keep financial records
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  • Subjects He Studied O Intro to Accounting (Acctg) O Intermediate Acctg O Advanced Acctg O Cost Acctg O Business Law O Income Taxes
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  • Math O Mostly basic (arithmetic and algebra): O Adding, subtracting, multiplying dividing O Sometimes: O Simultaneous equations, present value, ratios, mortgage and note payment calculations ~ Ralph Katzman
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  • Math Problems O Loan amortizations O Amortizations- to pay off (as a mortgage) gradually usually by periodic payments of principal and interest or by payments to a sinking fund ~Merriam Webster O Equity = Assets Liabilities O Financial statement ratios O E.g. current ratio, working capital ratio, etc. O Relationship between Accounting Data ~Accounting for Management
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  • Why He Chose CPA O Took a bookkeeping class at college and loved the logic of learning the Business Language using Numbers~ Ralph Katzman
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  • Websites O http://www.americasjobexchange.com/certi fied-public-accountant-job-description http://www.americasjobexchange.com/certi fied-public-accountant-job-description O http://www.merriam- webster.com/dictionary/amortizing?show=0 &t=1375317568 http://www.merriam- webster.com/dictionary/amortizing?show=0 &t=1375317568 O http://www.accounting4management.com/f inancial_statement_analysis_accounting_rat ios.htm http://www.accounting4management.com/f inancial_statement_analysis_accounting_rat ios.htm