As shared accounting services continue to boom in the Asia-Pacific Region, with Singapore, Hong Kong and China emerging as globally preferred destinations for reporting and analysis accounting functional support among multinational companies, employment prospects in these areas are rich.
But there are variables to consider. First, although many companies are hiring more accounting professionals, they are also giving them extended or expanded roles or functions. Managers now consider soft skills and over-all productivity potential as more important qualifications rather than simple pure technical proficiency. Strong social skills and creative thinking have also become important qualifications as many companies are now looking for more holistic employees equipped with communication, interpersonal, analytical, managerial skills, and creativity to assume multiple office functions.
Second, there is plenty of education and training to choose from. There are basic accounting courses in Singapore that provide fundamental technical background in accounting principles like, equations, processes and basic…
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