Accounting

Professional Profile

The Career of Accounting trains professionals who are able to work in global economic environments and propose business solutions based on the understanding and interpretation of economic and financial events of a company.

The University of Lima enables students to develop skills to work as general managers, financial managers, controllers, general accountants, auditors, financial or tax advisors or consultants, and expert accountants.

Professional Skills

Cognitive Skills

The graduate of the Career of Accounting will be able to develop skills to work in the following areas:

  • Finance. 
  • Managerial accounting. 
  • Audit. 
  • Taxation.

Attitudinal Skills

  • Interpret accounting and financial information for managerial decision making.
  • Interpret cost information for planning, control and decision making.
  • Design, implement and control economic and financial management strategies in a company.
  • Propose and develop solutions to financial situations in organizations.
  • Identify and administer business risks in organizations.
  • Make investment and funding decisions in companies.
  • Be able to interact with others to form an efficient work team.

Values-Based Skills

  • Develop management activities with social responsibility within an ethical framework based on entrepreneurship.
  • Create new business opportunities for the development of common welfare.
  • Grow as a person of integrity, enhancing personal values and professional skills.

What does an accountant do?

The Career of Accounting develops in students analytical skills to work under pressure and in teams, as well as to make decisions. With the above-mentioned skills, graduates will be able to analyze transactions of private and public companies, express the results of their analysis in financial reports to be used for decision making, support and participate actively in the management of business risks. This will enable graduates to work as:

  • Financial managers.
  • Cost accountants.
  • Tax advisors.
  • Auditors.
  • Accounting tax experts.
  • Controllers.