#Late post… Last accounting forum of 2018 was held on December 14, 2018. Two internal speakers (i.e. Fuad, Ph.D. and Dr. Dwi Ratmono, Ak., CA) discussed two relevant topics in Accounting. Dr. Fuad elaborates on how qualities of accounting information cannot be simply measured using single indicators. Based on prior normative deduction and empirical evidences, Dr. Fuad elaborates how accounting information is determined by multiple dimensions including earnings persistence, earnings management, earnings persistence, accounting value relevance, timely loss recognition, accounting conservatism and so on .
Dr. Dwi Ratmono on the other hand elaborates the professional career path in Accounting. He mentioned that accounting graduates have plenty options to pursue their professional careers in the future. Among other options he elaborates include, corporate (management) accountant, public accountant, government accountant, among others. He also discussed how accounting graduates should update and enhance their competencies to cope with global challenges in the future.