(Female, Age 29) from La Jolla, CA
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 29 who works as a Staff Accountant in La Jolla, CA. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Staff Accountant|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||La Jolla, CA|
|Years Experience||2 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
small IT company
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
preparation, review and analysis of financial statements, conduct account reconciliation and budget, verify and audit records and documents.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health and dental
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes. no, it interferes my work flow
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
office, it is small and no window
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 4
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||come in|
|8am to 9am||work on paper and number|
|9am to 10am||work on paper and number|
|10am to 11am||work on paper and number|
|11am to 12pm||work on paper and number|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||work on paper and number|
|2pm to 3pm||work on paper and number|
|3pm to 4pm||work on paper and number|
|4pm to 5pm||work on paper and number|
|5pm to 6pm||off work|
|6pm to 7pm||off work|
|7pm to 8pm||off work|
|8pm to 9pm||off work|
|9pm to 10pm||off work|
|10pm to 11pm||off work|
|11pm to 12am||off work|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
submitted resume by email
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes,-telephone interview with 1 person-onsite interview with 4 people
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
introduce yourself,your attitude, skills
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no, the previous employee left and said nothing about how I can do it
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, my major is accounting
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
be prepared to be bore.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
proficient in accounting software, familiar with GAAP, good at maths, good at negotiation
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
at least bachelor’s degree
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
you have to comprehend the details about accounting. You need patience
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
no, would like to have my own CPA firm
What are your current career goals?
would like to have my own CPA firm
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||student assistant||1 year||10||account payable|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.9
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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