Helping you find a career in audit & accountancy
If you work in audit and accountancy, you could be doing lots of different jobs. You could be writing reports, analysing finances, deciding on future budgets and working with financial data.
Accountancy professionals are responsible for maintaining the financial records of a company and keeping the books balanced. They also monitor the ingoings and outgoings of a company in order to work out profits (or losses) and set budgets for the future.
Auditing is a branch of accountancy. It's responsible for monitoring accounting activites and , making sure calculations are correct and legitimate. Often auditing is done by a private, third-party company to avoid bias.
Most roles require some kind of qualification because you have to learn the correct procedures, rules and regulations of the industry. However, if you have a head for numbers and can prove that you're passionate about industry, an apprenticeship may be for you.