PROPRIETARY THEORY is where no fundamental distinction is drawn between a legal entity and its owners, i.e. the entity does not exist separately from the owners for accounting purposes. The primary focus is to report information useful to the owners, and therefore the financial statements are prepared from their perspective. See ENTITY THEORY.
JOB SPECIFICATION is the delineation of the knowledge, skills, and abilities along with the associated education, training, and experience required to successfully perform within a position. The stipulated criteria normally constitutes the minimum recruiting criteria or minimum qualifications for the position
STAFF ACCOUNTANT, on average, is a professional who is a CPA in good standing or CPA candidate with one to three years of professional experience. The staff accountant is supervised in the field by senior personnel and performs tasks such as tests of transactions and preparation of work papers.
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