New Accountant Magazine, a professional journal for college accounting students since 1985, published its latest issue, available both in print and online.
The featured cover story in this issue, “Go Beyond: The Chartered Global Management Accountant Designation Helps You Get There“, details the benefits of the designation, which includes global recognition and allowing more options for a future career. It also explains how one can go about earning the CGMA designation.
The first Peer-Reviewed article in this issue, “Financial Statement Engagements: What You Should Know” by Richard Allen Turpen, PhD, CPA, CFE Lecturer in the Department of Management and Accountancy at the University of North Carolina Asheville, is an informative, in-depth overview of five types of financial statement engagements that CPAs may perform for their clients: Assistance, Preparation, Compilation, Review and Audit.
Additional features in this issue include University Profiles by two prominent schools to showcase their programs. The first, “Build Lasting Momentum for Your Career at Kelley” highlights students from the Kelley Graduate Accounting Programs at Indiana University and why they chose the school and its program; the second “Earn Credits and Your CPA While Developing Leadership Skills with Cabrini”, highlighting Cabrini University’s continuing education, Masters of Accounting (MAcc) program.
In Educational Outlook, the authors explore which technology skills are important to accounting students in “Which Microsoft Excel and Other Technology Skills Do New Accounting Graduates Find Most Important?” by professors Amy J. Fredin, PhD, CPA, Kerry E. Marner, MBA, CPA and Kelly R.S. Prestby, MAcc, CPA at the Herberger Business School, St. Cloud State University.
One of three articles in the Professional Outlook section of this issue, answers the ever-important question, “Why It’s Important to Take the CPA Exam?” by Douglas K. Barney, Indiana University SE and Dan Tschopp, Saint Leo University. The second, “A Checklist for Success” offers a Top 10 list of things to keep in mind as students pursue a career in the accounting profession. The third, “How Obtaining the CPA Certificate Brought Star-Studded Opportunities” offers amusing insight from Philip Yaeger, owner of Yaeger CPA Review, and the celebrity-angled opportunities he’s had via charitable contributions afforded by his business.
Last but not least, this issue also features two Student Outlook articles, showcasing perspectives from college students: “A Novel Approach to Advancing Your Education: Read A Book!” by Margaret Boldt, PHD, CMA at Southeastern Louisiana University and Peer-Reviewed article “Stress Can Be Good for You” by Joe Sanders, PhD at Indiana State University.
“We are very excited about this issue,” says editor and publisher, Steven Polydoris. “It’s filled with relevant information of interest to college accounting majors from the perspectives of educational institutions, students and educators alike.”
The issue rounds out with brief profiles of New Accountant’s Editorial Board as well as a comprehensive directory of accounting firms.
Featured advertisers in this issue include Bay Path University, Cabrini University, CGMA Finance Leadership Program, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, IMA Student Leadership Conference, KPMG, Mazars USA, Rutgers University Business School, USC Marshall School of Business/Leventhal School of Accounting, and Villanova University School of Business.
Published since 1985, New Accountant is a professional print and digital publication edited for college accounting students and accounting professionals to prepare for a career in accounting, auditing and the industry.
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