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What do accountants do? Much more than you think

Soh Suat Lay
Soh Suat Lay9/1/2022 12:59 PM GMT+08  • 6 min read
What do accountants do? Much more than you think
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As a Gen-Xer, I left school more than two decades ago. When I was pondering my future career path and choosing my course of studies back then, accountancy was a highly recommended option for the job security and vast career opportunities it could provide.

The accountancy profession has evolved by leaps and bounds since then, but what remains unchanged is that accountancy is a recession-proof career, offering strong job security even when financial markets are experiencing uncertainties and global economies hit crisis mode. As many professional accountants can attest, the professional education and experience of an accountant offer more than just a job but a career with great profession and diverse opportunities across industries.

Having the opportunity to support ISCA (Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants) members who are accountancy professionals, as well as employers and industry partners from diverse industries, we have witnessed how the accountancy landscape has transformed over the past decade or so.

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