Accounting skills are key to turn around banking crisis

The banking crisis and troubled economy could be a boon for accountancy
graduates, according to a graduate careers expert.

Charlie Ball, deputy director of research at the
Education Careers Service Unit
, said accounting skills were
required to clear up the financial mess so many city firms find themselves in.

‘It’s accountants who are going to have to scrutinise the bottom line,
accountants who are going to have to pick up all the pieces,’ Ball said,

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