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What jobs can accountants transition to?

What jobs can accountants transition to?

18 jobs that offer a career change from accounting

  • Financial journalist. National average salary: $35,521per year.
  • Banker. National average salary: $40,424 per year.
  • Communications associate.
  • Mathematics teacher.
  • Nonprofit accountant.
  • Federal financial investigator.
  • Entrepreneur.
  • Finance professor.

What can I do with a diploma in accounting in South Africa?

Possible job titles related to management accounting

  • Cost accountant.
  • Cost clerk.
  • Cost controller.
  • Finance manager.
  • Financial analyst.
  • Financial controller.
  • Financial investment advisor.
  • Management accountant (further training required)

Can accountants do finance jobs?

You can work in a number of roles with an accounting degree besides accounting. Some positions may include financial examiner, financial analyst, finance manager, budget analyst or business and financial consultant.

Is accounting a good career change?

The field of accounting has 6% job growth projected from 2018 to 2028, which is as fast as average job growth overall. If this is intriguing to you, taking the leap into the world of accounting as a second career could be a good fit.

How do you transition from public accounting?

If you’re new to public accounting (or not), experts recommend these strategies to avoid burnout:

  1. Take vacations.
  2. Pursue outside hobbies or interests.
  3. Leave your desk during breaks.
  4. Walk outside your building at least once a day.
  5. Don’t always eat at your desk.

What is the best job in accounting?

Top 7 Accounting Careers for 2021

  • Top Seven Accounting Careers.
  • Auditor.
  • Information and Technology Accountant.
  • Financial Analyst.
  • Forensic Accountant.
  • Managerial Accountant.
  • Controller.
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Are accountants in demand in SA?

Practical training takes three years after obtaining a degree. A Chartered Accountant (CA) is the highest professional qualification in accounting in South Africa and CA’s are most in demand in the job market.