31/05/2021

Which road will Accountancy take you?

You may think accountancy is a one-trick pony; tracking figures and keeping the finances in order, but you will be forgiven for thinking that, as on the surface, this occupation may seem multiple shades of grey. But once you delve into the world of accountancy and past numerical skills, you’ll find that there are a wide variety of accountancy career paths to walk down.

It depends what area you enjoy the most, but one of the most notable things about studying this degree is that you can take it down a path that suits you and your interests turning you into a highly-skills graduate accountant ready for whatever accountancy career path you take. After you complete your studies at the University of Bolton, you could enjoy a rewarding career as a:

- Chartered Accountant

- Company Secretary

- External Auditor

- Stockbroker

- Data Analyst

- Tax Adviser

- Management Consultant

 

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Forbes Magazine states approximately 30% of CEOs featured in the top Fortune 500 companies came from a financial background. So, if you’re not sure where an Accountancy career path could take you, keep in mind that with the right perseverance, you could be sitting at the head of an internationally successful company one day. 

Of course, there are multiple other benefits from working in Accountancy, working with multiple clients form your own home office or freelancing in various companies gives great variety to everyday life. There are plenty of options to slow your career down as much as there is to speed it up.

In short, you’ll gain insights and understanding of a range of business sectors and organisations. Upon becoming a graduate accountant, you will have all the tools you need to create a flexible career path that suits not only your interests but your personal life also.

At the University of Bolton, we are closely supported by national and local businesses to help maximise the opportunities for our students and graduate accountants. So, if you think that Accountancy could be the degree for you, or you’d like to find out more information, click here.

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