By Sean McCabe, Accounting Today
What to do with an accounting degree in 2021? Not too long ago, the answer to that question would have been fairly straightforward, but these days, professional opportunities for accounting and finance graduates are much more open-ended. A high demand for accounting graduates, spread across multiple industries that require their own niche skills and specialties (and offer their own rewards), puts young accounting professionals into a wide-open space at the start of their careers.
That being said, there’s definitely a paradox of choice for students and young professionals. With so many paths open, how do you know which one to take? What questions should young accountants consider before committing to a certain field of study or area of expertise?