Every time I meet an accounting student, I ask them why they picked accounting as their major/specialist. The answer is usually one of two: (1) I liked accounting in high school and want to pursue it further, or (2) the job market is pretty secure.
I’m a financial analyst at Teranga Gold Corporation, which is headquartered in Toronto. Essentially, I help prepare the financial statements of the company. Since Teranga is a public company, we have to issue quarterly and yearly statements. So let me tell you about my experience so far, having gone through a quarter end.
Earlier this summer I was approached with the opportunity to write as an alumni guest blogger and given that I have never written a blog before, I was genuinely both surprised and grateful. Continue reading “Outside your comfort zone”
Well, this is it. My last post in your university year. I was going to write something about resilience with an epic reference to the 1939 classic Gone With the Wind that I’m sure you’ve probably never heard of, let alone seen. But as time past, it seemed prosaic and I decided against it. So, I’m left with a list. Continue reading “Andrea’s list of things to remember”