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The QuickBooks Chap reveals all sides of accounting

The tenth and final episode of our first series of Career Goals is now available to watch, and it features the QuickBooks Chap, Aaron Patrick.

Aside from being well-known as The QuickBooks Chap due to his YouTube presence and role as a QuickBooks trainer, Aaron is also the founder and Head of Accounting at Boffix, a Kaplan alumnus, and one of the Ask the Accountant podcast hosts.

Key topics discussed

Never have I ever

Jumping straight into a game of Never have I ever, we learn a lot more about Aaron, such as other career ideas he had when he was younger, the opportunities he had at Kaplan to meet other likeminded people, and how he works to rectify mistakes made during live recording sessions of the Ask the Accountant podcast.

Industry myths

Kelsey reads out a series of statements relating to the accounting and finance industry. Aaron shares his views on topics such as the creativity behind accounting, university compared with apprenticeships, his experience of studying for his ICAEW qualification directly after AAT, and how he got his name as the QuickBooks Chap.

Final thoughts

Kelsey asks the final question: what does ‘career goals’ mean to you?

Catch up with Career Goals

In case you’ve missed a show, all our episodes are available to watch online for Career Goals. Remember to like, comment, and subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you never miss an episode with our exciting guests.

Start a career in accounting

Like Aaron, everyone has to start from somewhere. Browse through our accountancy qualifications and start your career today. If you are unsure of which qualification to choose from, speak to our Student Services team at studentservices@kaplan.co.uk or 0161 259 7400 and they will be happy to help.

Discover inspiring stories in our Career Goals YouTube series

View all episodes

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The tenth and final episode of our first series of Career Goals is now available to watch, and it features the QuickBooks Chap, Aaron Patrick.

Aside from being well-known as The QuickBooks Chap due to his YouTube presence and role as a QuickBooks trainer, Aaron is also the founder and Head of Accounting at Boffix, a Kaplan alumnus, and one of the Ask the Accountant podcast hosts.

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Never have I ever

Jumping straight into a game of Never have I ever, we learn a lot more about Aaron, such as other career ideas he had when he was younger, the opportunities he had at Kaplan to meet other likeminded people, and how he works to rectify mistakes made during live recording sessions of the Ask the Accountant podcast.

Industry myths

Kelsey reads out a series of statements relating to the accounting and finance industry. Aaron shares his views on topics such as the creativity behind accounting, university compared with apprenticeships, his experience of studying for his ICAEW qualification directly after AAT, and how he got his name as the QuickBooks Chap.

Final thoughts

Kelsey asks the final question: what does ‘career goals’ mean to you?

Catch up with Career Goals

In case you’ve missed a show, all our episodes are available to watch online for Career Goals. Remember to like, comment, and subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you never miss an episode with our exciting guests.

Start a career in accounting

Like Aaron, everyone has to start from somewhere. Browse through our accountancy qualifications and start your career today. If you are unsure of which qualification to choose from, speak to our Student Services team at studentservices@kaplan.co.uk or 0161 259 7400 and they will be happy to help.

Discover inspiring stories in our Career Goals YouTube series

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AAT, ICAEW

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The QuickBooks Chap reveals all sides of accounting

The tenth and final episode of our first series of Career Goals is now available to watch, and it features the QuickBooks Chap, Aaron Patrick.

Aside from being well-known as The QuickBooks Chap due to his YouTube presence and role as a QuickBooks trainer, Aaron is also the founder and Head of Accounting at Boffix, a Kaplan alumnus, and one of the Ask the Accountant podcast hosts.

Key topics discussed

Never have I ever

Jumping straight into a game of Never have I ever, we learn a lot more about Aaron, such as other career ideas he had when he was younger, the opportunities he had at Kaplan to meet other likeminded people, and how he works to rectify mistakes made during live recording sessions of the Ask the Accountant podcast.

Industry myths

Kelsey reads out a series of statements relating to the accounting and finance industry. Aaron shares his views on topics such as the creativity behind accounting, university compared with apprenticeships, his experience of studying for his ICAEW qualification directly after AAT, and how he got his name as the QuickBooks Chap.

Final thoughts

Kelsey asks the final question: what does ‘career goals’ mean to you?

Catch up with Career Goals

In case you’ve missed a show, all our episodes are available to watch online for Career Goals. Remember to like, comment, and subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you never miss an episode with our exciting guests.

Start a career in accounting

Like Aaron, everyone has to start from somewhere. Browse through our accountancy qualifications and start your career today. If you are unsure of which qualification to choose from, speak to our Student Services team at studentservices@kaplan.co.uk or 0161 259 7400 and they will be happy to help.

Discover inspiring stories in our Career Goals YouTube series

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The QuickBooks Chap reveals all sides of accounting

The tenth and final episode of our first series of Career Goals is now available to watch, and it features the QuickBooks Chap, Aaron Patrick.

Aside from being well-known as The QuickBooks Chap due to his YouTube presence and role as a QuickBooks trainer, Aaron is also the founder and Head of Accounting at Boffix, a Kaplan alumnus, and one of the Ask the Accountant podcast hosts.

Key topics discussed

Never have I ever

Jumping straight into a game of Never have I ever, we learn a lot more about Aaron, such as other career ideas he had when he was younger, the opportunities he had at Kaplan to meet other likeminded people, and how he works to rectify mistakes made during live recording sessions of the Ask the Accountant podcast.

Industry myths

Kelsey reads out a series of statements relating to the accounting and finance industry. Aaron shares his views on topics such as the creativity behind accounting, university compared with apprenticeships, his experience of studying for his ICAEW qualification directly after AAT, and how he got his name as the QuickBooks Chap.

Final thoughts

Kelsey asks the final question: what does ‘career goals’ mean to you?

Catch up with Career Goals

In case you’ve missed a show, all our episodes are available to watch online for Career Goals. Remember to like, comment, and subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you never miss an episode with our exciting guests.

Start a career in accounting

Like Aaron, everyone has to start from somewhere. Browse through our accountancy qualifications and start your career today. If you are unsure of which qualification to choose from, speak to our Student Services team at studentservices@kaplan.co.uk or 0161 259 7400 and they will be happy to help.

Discover inspiring stories in our Career Goals YouTube series

View all episodes

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The insolvency profession is commonly regarded as part of the legal sector, but many accountancy professionals also pursue a career in this area.

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The QuickBooks Chap reveals all sides of accounting

The tenth and final episode of our first series of Career Goals is now available to watch, and it features the QuickBooks Chap, Aaron Patrick.

Aside from being well-known as The QuickBooks Chap due to his YouTube presence and role as a QuickBooks trainer, Aaron is also the founder and Head of Accounting at Boffix, a Kaplan alumnus, and one of the Ask the Accountant podcast hosts.

Key topics discussed

Never have I ever

Jumping straight into a game of Never have I ever, we learn a lot more about Aaron, such as other career ideas he had when he was younger, the opportunities he had at Kaplan to meet other likeminded people, and how he works to rectify mistakes made during live recording sessions of the Ask the Accountant podcast.

Industry myths

Kelsey reads out a series of statements relating to the accounting and finance industry. Aaron shares his views on topics such as the creativity behind accounting, university compared with apprenticeships, his experience of studying for his ICAEW qualification directly after AAT, and how he got his name as the QuickBooks Chap.

Final thoughts

Kelsey asks the final question: what does ‘career goals’ mean to you?

Catch up with Career Goals

In case you’ve missed a show, all our episodes are available to watch online for Career Goals. Remember to like, comment, and subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you never miss an episode with our exciting guests.

Start a career in accounting

Like Aaron, everyone has to start from somewhere. Browse through our accountancy qualifications and start your career today. If you are unsure of which qualification to choose from, speak to our Student Services team at studentservices@kaplan.co.uk or 0161 259 7400 and they will be happy to help.

Discover inspiring stories in our Career Goals YouTube series

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