Accountants provide accounting services to organisations and individuals, generally relating to taxation and financial dealings.
The average salary of an Accountant is $69,429 per annum.
As an Accountant, you'll also advise on associated record-keeping and compliance requirements.
Read more about a career as a Financial Accountant.
Projection: 16% more Accountants employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)
The top three regions for employment as an Accountant are:
Break into the accounting world and learn the basic skills you’ll need to prepare for roles such as Financial Clerk or Bookkeeper.
Get into the numbers game and familiarise yourself with budgets, BAS statements, tax returns and accounting systems.
If you’re already working in the finance industry and want to broaden your career options, an Advanced Diploma or Bachelor degree is for you.
Develop your knowledge of accounting principles and equip yourself with the skills to take on further responsibility in an accounting role.