Help Wanted: Chinese
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
There is a job shortage for Chinese
accountants, make that a HUGE job shortage in Beijing.
The big four
— 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
Dr. Belew teaches classes for a vocational school and online for a
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