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Accountancy:
A career of diversity, passion, and influence

Earn a high salary after qualifying. Develop your management and technical skills. Become an important asset to your company's financial team.

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Why accountancy?

  • You would absolutely make a difference. Accountants are essential for business growth, using their expertise to steer important financial decisions, applying integrity and intelligence.
  • Stability isn’t to be sniffed at - with millennials earning less* than previous generations, and an increase in temporary work**, having a stable profession pays. And every business needs an accountant, regardless of the recession.
  • Upon qualifying, chartered accountants are among the top earners in the UK, with an average salary of £35,000. With two to four years of experience post qualification, expect your salary to rise to £60,000, and £90,000 following five years of experience.
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Work in any industry
(no really - we mean that)

You may be thinking that you can only work in financial, banking, or capital firms. You’re probably also thinking that you’ll be by your desk, peering at your calculator for ten hours a day, idly watching the birds fly past, and your lunch break being the highlight of your day.

In actuality, accountancy opens the door to a multiple roads (think spaghetti junction). Virtually every business uses an accountant, so with a little determination, you could be working on taxation for a film studio, discover fraudulent activities within investment banking, or provide counselling for charity funding distribution. Pick your industry, and own it.

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Satisfy your curious mind

Because of the nature of technological and economical progression, you’d constantly be learning. The world of accounting is huge, and there’ll always be something you don’t know at all times. And that’s what makes it such an exciting career - the continual self-development, exploring new applications and software, and employing your fantastic knowledge to solve problems like a pro.

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No, it’s not just
bookkeeping

Variety is the spice of life, so why would anyone want a job where you’re doing the same thing each day? Luckily, that’s not the case with accountancy. Yes, you’ll be working with a lot of figures and statistics, but there are so many ways to use this information.

We see “challenging” as a positive, appealing to the part of you that strives to expand your mind. From auditing to spend analysis, taxation to forecasting wizardry, accounting tests and improves your logical, interpersonal, and strategic skills.

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