Cfo (Female, Age 34) in San Jose, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleCfo
Salary$85,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationSan Jose, CA
Years Experience2 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Job training center.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Financial statement; controller

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
403(b); Health

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I like to work in a team; Get idea from others

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 3
Hours: 4
Co-Workers: 7
Supervisors: 8
Job Title: 2
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 6

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
craigslist.org

What was the application process?
resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes; two interviews – Executive Director & board chairman (individual interview)

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
non-techical; social skills; how to make improvement

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no, no training provided

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
no

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, got accounting degree that needed to prepare financial report

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
N/A

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Start at CPA firm as auditor/accountant

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Accounting knowledge; organization skills; detail oriented

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Get CPA accredential

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, want to be a CFO in a bigger organization

What are your current career goals?
want to be a CFO in a bigger organization

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Accountant1.5 years50kAssistant to CFO
Prior Job 2Accountant1.5 years36kPrepare financial statement; process payroll

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:4

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.5Uni of Westen AustraliaAccounting
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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