Accounting is an age-old profession that attracts people from all backgrounds. Multiple entry routes are available to Leaving Cert students, graduates and to workers seeking a mid-stream career change.
There are few roles that are as central to a company’s success than accounting. One of the greatest benefits is that the skills are highly transferable. You could work in the financial services industry, banking, retail, government, healthcare, information technology or even in the music industry as practically every business has a need for accountants.
There are several paths open to those wishing to work in the industry and programmes include full-time, part-time, online and apprenticeship options. Prospective accountants should have no difficulty finding a course that suits their personal circumstances.
To become an accountant the path you choose will depend on what area you wish to work in, what type of course you wish to pursue and how long you