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Graduate financial accountants provide crucial information on how an organisation is performing financially.
Does resolving financial disputes and investigating fraud sound like your kind of thing? Is detective work appealing? If the answer's yes, a graduate career as a forensic accountant could be for you.
Companies are exposed to external audit as a result of legal requirements to ensure that investors, such as shareholders, can see that the company is being run in an honest manner. Many companies employ internal auditing teams as well.
Graduates with strong academic records, great communication skills and self-confidence are needed to provide assurance that a company's results are 'true and fair'.
Graduate management accountants use in-depth business sector knowledge to provide expert economic guidance, and strategy to make a real difference.
Graduates need a good dose of business awareness and strong analytical skills to offer strategic advice to drive a business forward.
Graduates keen to improve public services for the community should consider a career in public sector accounting.
When businesses are in the process of change they need graduates with initiative to advise and add value through buying and selling.
Graduate risk assessors use logic, creativity and interpersonal skills to help organisations to understand, prioritise and manage risk.
Graduates interested in intellectual challenge through helping businesses and individuals to pay their taxes in the most efficient way should consider this area of work.
Graduates in this field of accounting and financial management work with companies to ensure creditors, suppliers and employees of failing businesses get the best deal.
Are you calm and focused under pressure? Then a career working at the heart of an organisation, dealing with key financial functions, could be for you.