Explore accounting courses by career outcome

An accounting qualification can provide you with the analytical and strategic business skills for a successful career in this constantly evolving industry.

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Assistant Accountant

Most common salary$64k
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Bookkeeper

Most common salary$63k
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Financial Accountant

Most common salary$89k
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Payroll Officer

Most common salary$69k
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Taxation Accountant

Most common salary$73k
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What’s it like to work in accounting?

Find out what people working in the industry are saying about accounting careers.

Most rewarding aspects

I love my job as there is a variety
It is a stable and rewarding career
Management relies on your expertise to come to important decisions

Common challenges

Keeping up with the changing landscape of new accounting standards
Routine month-end tasks can get repetitive
Work life balance is difficult with constant deadlines
Accounting workers surveyed on SEEK

Did you know?

The number of people working as Accountants grew very strongly over the past 5 years and is expected to grow over the next 5 years.
With automation transforming the accounting industry, there is greater demand for candidates with strong analytical skills and business acumen.
A career in accounting can open up opportunities within the public and private sector, and also internationally with global organisations.

Accounting courses

Find out what qualifications are commonly held by people working in the accounting industry.

Australia

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

This qualification will prepare you to work as a certified bookkeeper and a registered BAS agent.
29Institutions offer this course
+ 26 more

Diploma of Accounting

This qualification will prepare you to work in the financial services industry and register as a Tax Agent.
22Institutions offer this course
+ 19 more

Bachelor of Accounting

Develop in-depth knowledge and technical skills in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, tax and auditing.
17Institutions offer this course
+ 14 more

Explore accounting courses by career outcome

Have a career goal in mind? Find out what courses can get you there.

Assistant Accountant

Most common salary$64k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Bookkeeper

Most common salary$63k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Financial Accountant

Most common salary$89k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Payroll Officer

Most common salary$69k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Taxation Accountant

Most common salary$73k
Job satisfaction
Find a course