What are the main occupations in this sector?
Qualified Accounting Technicians have the opportunity to work in a core business function in commerce, industry, practice and the public sector, and many become fully qualified accountants through further study.
Our qualification provides a distinct advantage in the marketplace, and is seen by many employers as essential when they are hiring Accounting Technicians.
Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Occupational Profile
Graduates are equipped with the skills to perform accounting tasks including:
- Accounts preparation
- Expense and VAT analysis
- Reporting and credit control
As well as specialist tasks in areas such as:
Many of our graduates enrol in further study and use the qualification as a stepping stone to eventually become professional accountants.
The main professional accountancy bodies offer Accounting Technicians Ireland graduates significant exemptions from their programmes. These include Chartered Accountants Ireland, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, IIPA and the IFA.