Accounting careers

Leading employers

  • BDO
  • Crowe Horwath Australia
  • DFK Australia New Zealand
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young Australia
  • Ferrier Hodgson Chartered Accountants
  • Grant Thornton Australia
  • KPMG Australia
  • Moore Stephens
  • PKF
  • Pitcher Partners
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
  • RSM Bird Cameron
  • Sothertons Chartered Accountants
  • WHK Group

Professional associations and industry bodies

Skills and personality

  • Ability to work for long periods of time in an office environment computing and analysing financial information
  • Able to interpret financial information including business expenses and returns and advise clients/ businesses on causes, effects and recommendations for financial situation
  • Adherence to accounting procedures and regulations
  • Advance knowledge of accounting computer software
  • High organisational skills
  • Highly analytical to understand business structure and figures
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Strong communication skills to work well with clients and present material in a clear and cohesive manner
  • Strong mathematical capabilities
  • Thorough attention to detail and numbers