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Principles of accounting assessment to evaluate accounting principles knowledge online

Accounting principles test is used for assessing candidates' knowledge of fundamental concepts and principles of accounting. This accounting principles assessment test will help hiring managers find talented accounting professionals for their organization.

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"Mercer | Mettl's accounting principles test enables recruiters and hiring managers to find the most competent candidates from a large pool of potential applicants and make informed hiring decisions. In addition, it minimizes administrative overhead costs of interviewing too many candidates and saves substantial time in the recruitment process by screening out unqualified candidates.
Mercer | Mettl's online accounting principles assessment helps screen candidates for the essential skills employers look for in an accounting professional:
In-depth understanding of accounting principles and standards, managerial and financial accounting statements, financial ratios, accounts receivable and payable, adjusting entries, and financial statement analysis

General Aptitude skills - analytical ability and logical reasoning
Hiring managers can use in-depth insights from this pre-employment test to find the best-fit candidates. In addition, they can conduct assessments in a secure, controlled environment with features such as webcam proctoring, limited system access, and window violation. 
Designed by subject matter experts, this accounting principles test contains 30 questions to be completed in 30 minutes. By including this test during the pre-employment screening process, hiring managers can ensure that the potential candidates they shortlisted for the interview have the prerequisite skills. Moreover, the skills of the candidate are evaluated on three levels - easy, medium and difficult."

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Demonstrating an ability in basic accounting concepts such as accounting principles and standards, managerial and financial accounting statements, financial ratios, accounts receivable and payable, adjusting entries, and financial statement analysis and using this in day to day business of your organization.

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