Accounting is the language of business. It involves the systematic recording, reporting, and analysis of financial transactions and plays a pivotal role in the financial monitoring and control of every organisation.
Through financial statements accounting allows a company to report on its operations, financial position and cash flows to managers and shareholders. Accounting also informs and drives the budget process and facilitates reporting on other important performance measures.
The field of accounting is incredibly diverse, and a degree in accounting is a great basis for a range of business careers. A degree in accounting can lead to a range of career options:
Accounting software developer
Chartered practising accountant (CPA)
Accounting is a rewarding career path with many opportunities and possibilities.
Accountants are needed in large and small companies across all industries.
As an accountant, you can have a variety of roles or work in any number of specialty areas such as tax, auditing, budgeting, forensics or liquidation. You can also use your accounting degree as a foundation to move into other areas of business down the track.
Our graduates have gone into companies including:
I've always been interested in disciplines based on mathematics and analysis, so I knew from the very beginning that I wanted to study accounting. It can be quite challenging at times, but is also extremely rewarding. It's also really interesting learning about the challenges that the accounting industry faces.
Bachelor of Commerce