In Business Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium (BEIAC), 2013 IEEE, pp. 526-531. IEEE, 2013

 

ASSESSMENT OF CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR ACCOUNTING GRADUATES EMPLOYABILITY

 

Nooraslinda Abdul Aris, Zafiruddin Baharum, Zuraidah Mohd Sanusi, Ibrahim Kamal Abdul Rahman, and Lee Teck Heang

 

Abstract

The accounting profession has now becoming more demanding as businesses move towards satisfying challenging environment and needs by the society. The modern professional accountant needs both hard and soft skills and the future accountants are said to need training in ethics and objectivity. Thus, educational systems will require to constantly be updated in order to meet such demand. Questionnaires were sent to potential employer of public and private sectors to evaluate their assessment on the critical factors in employing accounting graduates. The respond provides evidence for enhancement in the accounting education and provides necessary training for the future accountants who will face with uncertainties in their role as a guardian of integrity and compliance.