Are you looking for a great career that has plenty of variety, offers good opportunities to progress and is well respected? Accounting is a good, secure profession that is always in high demand, and has the potential to offer inspiring and interesting options at every level.
Women who are searching for challenging career opportunities are increasingly realising what a good option accounting can be. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in accounting, contact us at CareerWise today to find out about jobs that could be available to you.
Accounting is tipped to be one of the best career opportunities available to women – and men – today. Here’s why:
1. It’s a growing field. Accountancy is a growing field, with more people entering the industry than ever before. More women than men are accountants today, and this trend is expected to continue. Many employers have worked hard to create diverse environments that appeal to men and women within their businesses, increasing their company’s productivity as well as the satisfaction of their workforce.
2. It’s varied. There are numerous options within the field of accounting, and you will find plenty of opportunities to move into different roles or take on more responsibility as you gain experience. Private corporations, government agencies and charitable organisations all offer chances to apply your skills and interests to your work, and there are numerous opportunities to work on a self employed or freelance basis as well. Roles within business can be as diverse as the nature of business itself, and you can be sure that boredom will not be a feature of the job!
3. It’s well-respected. Accountancy is a highly valued, complex role that commands respect across the world of business. Accountants provide an essential service and will always be appreciated due to their exceptional skill level and commitment. Professionals on every level need the specialised knowledge and abilities of an accountant, and whatever environment you work within, your expertise will be appreciated.
4. It’s rewarding. Being satisfied in your career is very important to your work-life balance and it’s essential to pursue a career that you love. Accountancy can offer so many opportunities for a fulfilling career in a variety of environments and with many different purposes, so you can match your interests and specialisms up with a role that will ensure you’ll feel the benefit of a rewarding career.
CareerWise is Ireland’s leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firm, and our friendly team are on hand to help you to find great positions in the Medical Device, Sciences/Pharma and ICT industries.
If you are interested in beginning your career in accounting, or finding a challenging new position, a good recruitment agency could be the key to your success. For accounting jobs in Cork, Limerick or accounting jobs in Galway, call us at CareerWise on +353 (0) 21 206 1900 for a consultation, or contact us online today.
Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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