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Accounting Club

 

 

 

Description: The Methodist University Accounting Club is the gathering of accounting and non-accounting majors interested in accounting issues. The club invites speakers to visit the campus and talk to students about their accounting background, experience and expertise. It is a good source of first-hand information about the accounting profession. The club is a student chapter of the National Association of Accountants and is involved in local activities with this organization.

The Accounting Club meets twice per month - check the Accounting Club bulletin board in Clark Hall for the next scheduled meeting.

Goals:

  1. To bring together students who are interested in the field of accounting and wish to extend that interest beyond the classroom environment.
  2. To bring these students a broader awareness of the different types of accounting within the business community, their functions and the business environment surrounding each.
  3. To assist students in acquiring a thorough knowledge of the problems facing accountants, the current issues in accounting and the future in accounting.
  4. To bring those majoring in accounting into closer contact with accounting associations, accounting businesses and practicing accountants so that they will have a greater knowledge of the career opportunities in the Fayetteville area.
  5. To provide hands on experience for students ion tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance.
  6. To provide community service.

Major Activities:

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • Trip to Washington DC to the GAO and the Treasury
  • Fund Raisers
  • Guest Speakers
  • Social Events
  • Help Students with Job Placement

 

Membership Costs: No Cost

Advisor: Dr. Mary Kirchner

Advisor's Phone Number: (910) 630-7048

 

News, Information and Links:

CPA EXAM

The official CPA Exam Website
http://www.cpa-exam.org/

Uniform CPA Exam Candidate Brochure
http://www.aicpa.org/edu/candbrom.htm

ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS

The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
http://www.ncacpa.org/

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants -- "The CPA: Never Underestimate The Value."
http://www.aicpa.org/

National Society of Accountants
http://www.nsacct.org/

Institute of Management Accountants for Students
http://www.imastudents.org/

 

 

 

 

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