Find out how to train as an accountant and what you'll do.

An Introduction To Accounting

The life of an accountant isn't one that is envied by many, but little do people know just how rewarding being in accounting careers can be and how much scope for professional progression there is in this career path, without the need to study for several years to gain certification and spend lots of money […]

11 January 2019 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Accountants need to follow certain routes to train in particular areas of accountancy.

Study Accounting: Opportunities and Prerequisites

While many perceive accounting to be a bit of a boring area to work in, the profession can be really rewarding in many ways: job satisfaction, salary, promotion prospects, social working hours, etc... So how do you train to become a managerial accountant and will you need in order to pass the exam? The Perfect […]

11 January 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

learning about accounting

Acquiring Knowledge of the Accounting Basics

"There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning." -Jiddu Krishnamurti As humans, we are continually learning about new topics and academic disciplines. […]

15 December 2018 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

Need Help Studying or Working in Accounting?

If accounting seems daunting to you, never fear. Superprof tutors are here to help walk you through accounting step by step. Superprof represents over 6000 accounting tutors and professionals, and so, whether you’re studying accounting at university, looking to improve your knowledge to get ahead in your professional career, or need help with your business finances, we are here to help.

Multitasking is required when dealing with multi-national accounts.

How To Become An Accountant?

You might be at that point in your life, maybe after university or even later, when you are considering and weighing the career options that you may take or turn down. If you choose accountancy, you will be joining a workforce of more than 350,000 people in the UK. However, you might still be at […]

15 November 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

A row of closed doors. Choosing between accounting exams can be difficult.

Different Accounting Exams

If you’re already studying accounting at university, or are considered studying accounting at a bachelor’s or master’s level, then it’s always worth spending some time thinking about where your accounting degree could take you. Understandably, some may think that an accounting degree will only help you if you want to become an accountant after university, […]

9 October 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

most accountants now use computer programs rather than hand entries

Management Accounting v. Financial Accounting

A substantial portion of the population finds accounting a very dry, boring subject; one with the capacity to draw figurative blinders over one’s eyes, rendering them unable to absorb anything related to facts and figures. On the other hand, there is a select segment of the population who revel in their understanding of such concepts […]

2 October 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time