Chartered Accountancy

Prospects Profile: Accounting Technician

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Chartered Accountant

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: External Auditor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Forensic Accountant

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

The institute provides and regulates the CA qualification. Find out more about what is involved in training as a Chartered Accountant.

Careers in Audit

Specialist website for all types of audit jobs in the UK and abroad, including internal, external, I.T & Graduate Vacancies - mostly experienced positions.

Become a Chartered Accountant - CA (ICAS)

Searchable directory of CA training vacancies and work experience opportunities in all of the UK.

Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)

Provides the ACA qualification. Find out about what is involved in training as a Chartered Accountant and find training vacancies in England and Wales.

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Details of professional qualifications and the process of becoming a Chartered Accountant in Ireland. There is also a list of current training vacancies.

Association of Accounting Technicians

Professional body which accredits qualifications for accounting technicians. The website includes information the training involved and on how to progress to becoming a chartered accountant.

Forensic Accountant job description (TARGETjobs)

Explains the key activities and skills involved in the role as well as providing information on relevant training.

Accountancy Age

News, articles, jobs and careers information for accountancy and the financial sector.

Accountancy Careers (InsideCareers)

Accountancy Careers is a careers advice service focusing on the Accountancy sector working alongside the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. The website provides an overview of the Accountancy sector as well as advice on making applications and finding work experience. There are also employer profiles and links to job opportunities. You can also download a detailed Chartered Accountancy careers guide.

Copies of this item are available to take away from the Careers Service on the second floor of the Hub.

Case study of Life Sciences graduate working as an Accounts Manager

Life Sciences graduate, Heather Leybourne, writes about her career path to date and what her current role involves.
This case study was produced by Opportunity North East and Skills Development Scotland.

Video case study of Life Sciences graduate working as an Audit Manager

Life Sciences graduate, Elspeth Gordon, talks about her career path to date and what her current role involves.
This case study was produced by Opportunity North East and Skills Development Scotland.