most accountants now use computer programs rather than hand entries

Management Accounting vs Financial Accounting

Looking at Financial Accounting vs Management Accounting Ask matric students what they would be studying after they complete school and you are bound to hear the response "Accounting" several times over. You, like so many others, may shrug at how boring this field of study sounds. Truth be told the idea of having to continuously […]

17 Nov 20216 minutes reading time

How can you do your accounts with Excel?

Using Excel for Your Accounts

The Guide for Accounting with Excel “Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.” - Diane Garnick Having a clear idea of your accounts and finances is very important, especially if you’re running a business or working for yourself. There are plenty of […]

8 Aug 20216 minutes reading time

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Requirements to Be an Accountant

How to Become a Chartered Accountant You may be at the end of your Grade 9 year when you need to decide which subjects to choose in order to get the needed credits to study for a certain career field at university. At your school's subject orientation evening, you may be addressed by a successful […]

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

An Introduction To Accounting

Accounting: An Introduction 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 […]

10 Jan 20198 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. You can even take online lessons with your tutor and work from the comfort of your own home.

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

Study Accounting: Opportunities and Prerequisites

All About Studying Accounting 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 […]

10 Jan 20197 minutes reading time

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Acquiring Knowledge of the Accounting Basics

Accounting 101 "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 […]

14 Dec 20189 minutes reading time

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

Different Accounting Exams

There Are So Many Ways To Use Your Accounting Degree 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 […]

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