Why Accounting Is The Best Career Choice

Why Accounting Is The Best Career Choice Accounting Course Are you ready to start studying to be an accountant? Matric College, in partnership with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, offers...

Why Accounting Is The Best Career Choice

Why Accounting Is The Best Career Choice

Accounting Course

Are you ready to start studying to be an accountant? Matric College, in partnership with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, offers 1 accounting course: 

Accounting is one of the best career choices in terms of finding a job and earning a respectable salary. Here is everything you need to know about why accounting is the best career choice. 

  • Critical skill 
  • Work from home 
  • Be your own boss
  • Choose your hours 
  • Climb the corporate ladder 
  • The pay

Critical Skill

Critical skills, otherwise known as scarce skills, are qualifications or skill sets that are in high demand. This means that very few people have these skills and nearly all companies need them to function. 

Critical skills are more likely to guarantee you a job and a respectable salary because of the high demand. Accounting is one of these skills.

Not only will you have job certainty and good pay, but your job is less likely to be overtaken by AI or software. 

Work From Home

With nearly all accounting work being digitised, cloud software and specific programs give you the ability to work from home.

Whether you are a freelancer, have your own business or even work full time, you will be able to work from home in this field of work.

Nothing is better than being able to work from home in the midst of a pandemic. It also means you are more likely to keep your job in these types of situations. 

Be Your Own Boss

With an accounting qualification, you can choose to work for yourself by starting your own business. That means that not only will you be able to be your own boss, but you will also have the ability to choose your own clients.

Choose Your Hours

As a freelancer or a business owner, you will get to decide what hours you work. This kind of flexibility is great for students, parents or even individuals who are close to retirement.

You can even decide to do part-time, contracted work that will keep you employed for a few weeks or months at a time instead of years.

Climb the Corporate Ladder

Accountants can climb the corporate ladder and eventually end up managing a company.

With the right financial skills, you will understand how a business works and what elements need to be implemented to make it more financially successful.

Add a management qualification to your accounting qualification and you will be on your way to managing a company one day. 

The Pay

Accountants earn well. Depending on your skills, work ethic and experience, you can earn anywhere between R178 000 and R604 000 per year. 

Click here to read more about the salary and responsibilities of a financial accountant. 

To find out more or to register, why not give us a call on 012 762 7100 and speak to one of our course experts. It is never too late to get your career on the road.

Author: Andrea Frisby 

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