Prof. Anthonia N. Umezulike, Uchenna Sophia Nweke


This paper determined the auditing and investigation skills required of accounting education graduate for effective job performance in the labour market. The concepts of accounting education, auditing, investigation and job performance were discussed in this paper. The paper also discussed auditing and investigation skills, inter-personal skills, specific professional qualifications, and technological skills for effective job performance in auditing and investigation jobs. Some challenges confronting effective training of accounting education graduate were also discussed. It was recommended among others that intensive and relevant training on auditing and investigation skills required of accounting education graduates should be carried out in universities, colleges of education so as to enable them on graduation to be employable in auditing and investigation careers. Technological skills should be emphasized at the undergraduate level of accounting education programme. Educational sectors also need to provide auditing and investigation skills training required for accounting education students before their graduation.


Auditing, Investigation, Accounting Education, Job Performance, Labour Market.

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