(Accounting Jobs Assignment): Read through the websites provided below. Use the information provided (and your own research) to answer the questions provided. Type up your answers to the questions (be sure to edit them for writing quality).
1. What do accountants do?
2. What are the different types of accountants?
3. How many accounting jobs are there in Charlotte, NC?
4. What is the typical pay for an accountant?
5. What kind of education/certifications do you need to be an accountant?
(Accounting Activity/Outputs Assignment): Go to the following website and select a company you’re interested in learning about research their financial statements: https://quotes.wsj.com/company-list
From the first page that comes up for your company, identify the Ticker Symbol, Price per Share and Earnings Per Share. Then, by clicking the “ALL SECTIONS” TAB at the bottom right of the graph, you will get the rest of the information. From the Income Statement, find the following information for the most recent year available: Total Sales, Gross Profit, Net Income (from the Income Statement). From the Balance Sheet, find the following: Total Assets, Total Liabilities and Total Shareholder’s Equity.
Summarize the following information you collected during this research and upload a Word document to Blackboard (the information below is provided as an example for Coca-Cola – do not use this company).
Company Name: Coca Cola
Ticker Symbol: KO
Price Per Share: $42.32
Earnings Per Share: .32
Total Sales: $35,016 million
Gross Income: $21,713 million
Net Income: $1,181 million
Total Assets: $87,896 million
Total Liabilities: $68,919 million
Total Equity: $18,977 million