“Accounting and Financial Management Department” has taken its original name from the two specialization fields on legal basis granted by the Turkish Capital Market Board (S.P.K.): “Independent Auditing” and “Rating”. Those who have passed S.P.K.’s exams in these fields are lawfully granted the titles “Independent Auditing Specialist”, “Credit Rating Specialist” and “Corporate Governance Rating Specialist”.
The term “Independent Auditing” means auditing and evaluating annual financial tables and other financial information of enterprises for accuracy and conformity to legal criteria. “Credit Rating” is measuring and valuing the capacities and risks in connection with the repayment of companies which are indebted through capital markets. “Corporate Governance Rating”, on the other hand, is independent valuing and classification of companies by rating institutions with regard to those companies’ conformity to the “Corporate Governance Principals” issued by S.P.K..
In addition to these particular fields of SAS “Accounting and Financial Management Department”, generally our Department is equivalent to other 4-year higher education institutions in the fields of economics, finance, and business management as our Department is also a 4-year higher education school and has identical curricula and course contents compared to those of similar 4-year universities.
SIGNIFICANCE AND FUTURE OF THE PROFESSION
In accordance with communiqués of S.P.K., to work in the fields of banking, capital market and insurance, people have to take exams opened by S.P.K. until September 2009 in subjects such as Derivatives Market, Credit Rating, Corporate Governance Rating, and Independent Auditing to be granted authorization certificates. In order to achieve an authorization certificate, one has to be a graduate of a four-year higher education institution. Therefore, from now on, it is a must to be a graduate of 4-year higher education institution and to pass S.P.K. exams to be able to work in banking, finance, insurance and other fields connected with economics and finance in Turkey.
OBJECTIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT
The SAS “Accounting and Financial Management Department” is equivalent to all four-year faculties and schools that offer education in economics, banking and finance fields. However, the special mission of the Department is to prepare the students for the exams and specializations mentioned above. For this reason, our graduates have distinct privileges with respect to having such new and reputable professions. As the importance of foreign language in the fields of economics, finance and banking is apparent, another mission of our Department is to provide its students advanced and functional English knowledge throughout the education. In accordance with this objective, intense English an elective second language will be included in the course programs.
Our faculty comprises of knowledgeable and experienced staff in SAS. Furthermore, another significant richness of our department in terms of faculty is that we benefit from highly qualified and experienced academic members from the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences as well as Vocational School of Social Sciences of Kadir Has University. Another one of our extra privileges on this subject is the fact that we will be hosting active and experienced applied banking and insurance lecturers as guest faculty. These people, experienced in applied sciences will certainly equip our students with the highest professional practical and application skills, and will have significant contributions in accomplishing our objectives.
AREAS OF WORK
The graduates of SAS “Accounting and Financial Management Department” will have the capacity to work especially in independent auditing and rating companies as well as capital market brokerage firms, banks, and insurance companies. They will have determinative superiority with respect to being successful in challenging compulsory exams required to work in these fields. However, as our Department is equivalent to other faculties, our graduates may work in real and financial sector firms in many positions such as administrator, finance authority, accountant even if they do not prefer to take the mentioned exams, and moreover, they may apply for all jobs such as assistant controller.
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Last updated February 8, 2018