When searching for the best accounting software, we looked for solutions that are affordable and easy to use. The focus of the faculty of the department of accounting in achieving its mission is on maintaining a responsive accounting program that provides students with sufficient technical and conceptual knowledge for a successful career in accounting, as well as with the problem-solving and communication skills necessary to apply their knowledge in a professional setting.
A professional accounting qualification is not just for people who want to become accountants – it will equip you for a broad spectrum of successful careers in small and large business, financial services, not-for-profit and the government sector, all of which require an ability to understand and interpret financial information for use in decision making.
The Discipline of Accounting at the University of Sydney is also only one of two accounting educators in Australia to be accredited by AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) – the world’s largest and longest-standing accounting accrediting agency.
GAAP is a set of standards related to balance sheet identification, outstanding share measurements and other accounting issues, and its standards are based on double-entry accounting, a method which enters each expense or incoming revenue in two places on a company’s balance sheet.
Our emeritus faculty includes: the former editor and co-editor of The Accounting Review, the top academic journal in accounting; the former president of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association; a trustee of the American Taxation Association; and recipients of the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Educator Award and AAA Auditing Section’s Outstanding Educator Award.