Signature Assignment: Ethics on the Job

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Identify a specific job within a specific company that you might be interested in applying for after you graduate. Chosen job is Staff Accountant with Robert Half.

Research the job and the field in general, as well as ethical issues managerial accountants have faced that would pertain to that field. Also, educate yourself on the basics of operations within the job and company you have selected.

Write a 700-word paper to include the following:

  • Summarize the main duties of the job.
  • Describe a specific ethical issue you might face in that position using 2 credible sources to support your description.
  • Summarize the IMA's standards of ethical practice and conflict resolution guide.
  • Analyze how the IMA's standards of ethical practice and conflict resolution guide applies to the ethical issue.
  • Predict how you would handle the ethical issue.
  • Hypothesize what would happen if no one in the company followed the IMA's standards of ethical practice.
  • Assess why it is important to follow the IMA's standards of ethical practice.
  • Design or name any methods of internal controls you think could prevent or detect the unethical behavior in the future.

Tutor Answer

School: UC Berkeley


Surname 1
Staff Accountant
As a staff accountant, the following are some of the critical duties and roles that one has to play
on daily basis. The administrative duties which include maintenance schedules and also
providing the lead telephone services. Others involve preparing the tax return and even the
financial statements. All cases related to the financial matters are directed to the accountant.
Others might include performing the monthly bank settlement and preparing the necessary
documentation for external auditors.
Some of the ethical issues that I might face as the staff accountant include cases where some
staffs demand favors. In a job of this nature, teams can take advantage of the situation to get their
hands in the whole process. The second ethical issue is the influence of the management. At any
given job the one in charge is supposed...

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