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  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Accounting / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:278
  • eBook ISBN:9781544521121

Dear Accountant

Stories, Advice, and Explorations

by Cecilia Leung

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Overview
Are you exploring careers in accounting and finance? In this refreshingly heartfelt collection, Dear Accountant shares the career journeys and wisdom of 20 leaders in the fields of accounting and finance. Read about: Tom Golden, the former PwC partner who, despite beginning an accounting career after being in sales for 10 years and failing the auditing exam, rose to become one of the most successful forensic accountants in the country. Isabel Mercedes Cumming, the Inspector General of Baltimore City, who saved the students of James Madison University a quarter of a million dollars as a member of student government during her freshman year there. Andrew Ly, the CEO of Sugar Bowl Bakery, who fled a war-torn country with only $1 in his pocket and went on to build a family empire with his 4 brothers. From senior partners at the Big 4 to executive recruiters and entrepreneurs, these industry-leading mentors openly share their individual career paths, their struggles, and the lessons they learned along the way. Dear Accountant provides a unique immersion into the lives and careers of these inspiring leaders, empowering you to blaze your own trail as you explore the thrilling, wonderful kaleidoscope of the accounting and finance professions.
Description
Are you exploring careers in accounting and finance? In this refreshingly heartfelt collection, Dear Accountant shares the career journeys and wisdom of 20 leaders in the fields of accounting and finance. Read about: Tom Golden, the former PwC partner who, despite beginning an accounting career after being in sales for 10 years and failing the auditing exam, rose to become one of the most successful forensic accountants in the country. Isabel Mercedes Cumming, the Inspector General of Baltimore City, who saved the students of James Madison University a quarter of a million dollars as a member of student government during her freshman year there. Andrew Ly, the CEO of Sugar Bowl Bakery, who fled a war-torn country with only $1 in his pocket and went on to build a family empire with his 4 brothers. From senior partners at the Big 4 to executive recruiters and entrepreneurs, these industry-leading mentors openly share their individual career paths, their struggles, and the lessons they learned along the way. Dear Accountant provides a unique immersion into the lives and careers of these inspiring leaders, empowering you to blaze your own trail as you explore the thrilling, wonderful kaleidoscope of the accounting and finance professions.
About the author
Cecilia Leung is a Certified Public Accountant with 2 decades of global experience in accounting and finance. A graduate of Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto, she has worked with J.P. Morgan, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Ernst & Young across Asia, the US, Canada, and Europe. Now a founding partner with The Entrepreneur CFO, Cecilia uses her international expertise to help growing companies take the next leap forward. You can find her online at http://www.ceceleung.com.
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