Business Commentary for Rational Individuals

Help Wanted: Chinese Accountants: PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Dr. Bill Belew

Issue I - June 10, 2006

Introduction by Mr. Stolyarov: This article by Dr. Belew highlights major accounting firms' increasing need for accountants who can speak Chinese. It shows another example of how globalization creates jobs; the demand for accountants has been fueled by China's steadily modernizing, Westernizing economy. This demand has created opportunities for Chinese-speaking accountants from all over the world opportunities that simply would not have existed had globalization not been allowed to take its course.

My wife has a good friend who has been looking for a job. She is Chinese my wife and the friend who is looking for a job.

Her friend is a CPA and is looking for an accountant position.

There is a job shortage for Chinese accountants, make that a HUGE job shortage in Beijing.

The big four , ,, and are all hiring. And they desperately need accountants in China.

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Dr. Bill Belew is a former Intelligence Officer for a Destroyer Squadron. He lived 20 years in Japan, where he started a language school for Japanese ECS. Dr. Belew teaches classes for a vocational school and online for a national university.

See Dr. Belew's blog, PanAsianBiz, for news and discussions about business and current events in Russia and Asia. See ZhongHuaRising for Dr. Belew's reports on business in China and RisingSunofNihon on business in Japan.

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