Why a Career in Accounting is a Lot More Exciting Than You Might Think
02 Dec 21
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Categories: Accountancy, Postgraduate
There are many reasons to become a chartered accountant, including being able to gain access to a diverse range of job roles. Through personal development and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) training, you can work towards your chartership status. The University of Bolton’s AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level course is the next step for accountancy graduates looking to become ACCA exam-qualified.
This will put you on the right path to success in terms of job prospects and earning power. Here are some of the chartered certified accountant prospects that could help you advance your career.
Work as an accountant in any sector
One of the biggest advantages of gaining your chartership status is being able to apply for jobs in almost any business sector. Not only that, but your earning potential will increase. According to Prospects.co.uk, the average annual salary for a chartered accountant is £84,500, with an average yearly bonus of £17,300.
Senior advisory roles
Whether you choose to work in-house or for an accountancy firm, being a chartered accountant puts you in a good position to take on more responsibility, such as financial advisory roles. Responsibilities may include advising on tax planning, managing financial systems and budgets, performing financial audits, advising on treasury issues, as well as counselling clients on areas of business improvement.
Consultancy and freelance
For a chartered certified accountant, prospects can include self-employed positions such as consulting and freelance work. Ambitious individuals could also start their own accounting firm, expanding their portfolio as they take on a diverse range of clients.
Are you interested in becoming a chartered certified accountant? If so, our flexible AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level training could be for you. Enjoy professional and personal development at the University of Bolton, where students’ needs always come first.
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Furthermore, students have voted us No.2 in the UK for Student Satisfaction in Accountancy & Finance (Complete University Guide 2021), so there’s nowhere better to study than the University of Bolton.
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