What is my next step?

VaderVader Registered Posts: 12
Hi,

I've nearly completed my AAT lv 4 and working as a finance assistant, mostly doing accounts payable stuff (invoice processing etc). All my work experience is industry, so I would prefer to carry on in industry or government/3rd sector.

What sort of jobs should I be applying for next step from finance assistant?

Thanks

Answers

  • ncacatncacat United KingdomRegistered Posts: 39
    Did you have a chance to speak with your senior colleagues?
    Are you aware of Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy?
  • KoopaCooperKoopaCooper London, UKMAAT, AATQB Posts: 185
    If you'd prefer to go into the government/public sector, CIPFA is a really good choice as has already been recommended.

    However if you're considering staying in industry, I would suggest perhaps ACCA or CIMA may be a better fit for you. :)

    Whatever you end up choosing though, I wish you all the best! ;)
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