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Your Career in Accounting and Finance

by Elizabeth Harmon
Posted: January 31, 2016

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Do you love number crunching? A career in Accounting and Finance may be just for you.

To pursue a career in Accounting and Finance, you need to have much more than a love of numbers. You’ll need to be patient, analytical, methodical in your work, have good communication skills and be good at meeting targets. With potentially long hours, you’ll also need to be hard working and dedicated.

There are a wide variety of roles available in this sector, from Accountant and Bookkeeper, to Payroll Clerk and BAS Agent. Not only are there lots of opportunities to develop your skills over time, but the demand for people within the Accounting and Finance industry across Australia is also expected to rise over the next few years.

If you’re looking to pursue a career in Accounting and Finance, take a look at this snapshot to see what you can expect:

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Elizabeth Harmon

Elizabeth Harmon

is a Social Media Consultant with a number of years of experience in the field. She has worked with a growing list of clients around the world, helping to build successful social media strategies, create effective content and much more. She is a writer and journalist for the Open Colleges Careers Blog.

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