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Accounting Project BAC 3AA Profile of an Accounting Department
My interview with the accountant of Robin Hood Multifoods Inc. was one of the greatest
interviews I have ever experienced. The person whom I interviewed was Mr. Jeff R. Scott.
Jeff was a really nice person when I asked him questions. His desk was not as organized as
I thought, because accountants are really organized. The reason is because he just got
promoted from assistant controller to controller. As I asked him more and more questions,
the answers that came back at me were pretty interesting. Jeff R. Scott is a Chartered
Accountant acquired at the University of Western Ontario. His requirements of completing
C.A. were a business degree, he had to join a C.A. firm – also know as an “article”, and
completing the C.A. exam. Skills included aptitude with numbers, relationships between
numbers, algebra, and high-level thinking e.g. summarized data, interpreting what 3-4
pages means in 5-6 years. What might this job lead to? This job will most likely lead onto
internal audit, managerial, and vice president of finance. How much influence does Jeff R.
Scott have in the department/company? In his own words, “I’m in full control. I tell
people what to do, whom to fire, whom to hire, what their salary should be. Why? Because
I’m the controller”. He has leadership, teamwork. Does not really have a routine set for
his staff, as long as the work is done. The working hours what the company refers to as
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