Accountants provide services related to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency and accounting information systems. They assist the financial decision-making of organisations and individuals and provide advice on compliance and money management matters.
Work is usually in an office, however travel to meet clients in their place of business or in their home may be required.
Suited for meticulous, attentive and organised people who are comfortable working with numbers and able to communicate clearly with a wide variety of people.
Formal qualifications in accounting or business are required.
Certification with one of Australia's accounting peak bodies is essential. The course of study you take determines whether you can certify with:
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