careers in accountancy

Studying ACCA? Don’t wait, find out what jobs you can apply for!

If it comes to job prospects accountancy is a profession very much in demand. Regardless of the economic climate, an accounting qualification will offer you the prospect of a stable and secure position.

ACCA is a fantastic qualification providing students from any background with options to progress and enhance their careers.

Diploma in Accounting and Business

Students looking to change their career without any previous accounting experience are welcome to join our ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business online programme which consists of 3 modules.

  • F1 Accountant in Business
  • F2 Management Accounting
  • F3 Financial Accounting

After completing the exams from these 3 modules plus a short “Foundations in Professionalism” module (this can be done on the ACCA website) you will be awarded the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business. This will provide you with a solid base to enter the world of accounting and finance. ACCA is a well-known accounting body and holding this diploma will boost your CV in the eyes of an employer.

jobs and careers for ACCA students

People who earn the Diploma in Accounting and Business can apply for entry level financial assistant’s positions, financial reporting or financial decision support roles within an accounting department. They can also apply for an accounting technician role in a commercial organisation.

Those who learnt on the job and are now backing up their years of experience with Diploma in Accounting and Business can apply for supervisory or management roles in accounts payables and/or receivables. You can also look for a financial position in fixed asset accounting or a financial shared service centre.

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

Earning the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business means you have most of your ACCA journey behind you with all the Fundamental level exams F1-F9 passed.

At this point in your journey, you can apply for positions such as Part Qualified Accountant or Assistant Accountant. You can also find a job as a Financial Analyst, Reporting Analyst, Reporting Accountant or Semi-senior Auditor.

Professional Level

The Professional Level consists of P1-P7 (3 Mandatory Modules and 2 Options). Once you have conquered this you really are at the peak. Completing all your ACCA exams coupled with your 36 months of relevant work experience means you are now a fully qualified ACCA professional accountant. This is the academic equivalent of achieving a Masters degree. This also means a significant pay rise as salaries of qualified accountants are between €45.000-€65.000.

ACCA offers great career opportunities

Where do I start?

The simple answer to this question is to get in touch with us today to find out more about ACCA and why is the best choice for your ACCA tuition.

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