Secure career progression, your way with Chartered Accountants Ireland

Chartered Accountants are Ireland’s leading business professionals, recognised as experts in finance, accountancy, audit and tax. They are trusted business advisors. Today, Chartered Accountants provide essential strategic guidance across all sectors. They play a pivotal role in modern organisations – as a result, they progress quickly in their chosen careers.

No other career offers the mobility that a Chartered Accountancy qualification does. Today’s member takes on the role of a business advisor, who makes high-level strategic decisions, aimed at driving business, improving profit margins and increasing market share for their clients / employers.

Many Chartered Accountants also use their expertise to form their own businesses, becoming highly successful entrepreneurs.

Chartered Accountants are found at the highest level in virtually every sector from financial services and banking, to the public sector. The rewards that go with the Chartered qualification are significant. A recent survey of salaries found that 74% of Chartered Accountants in Leinster reported a stable or increasing salary over the past three years, the the average salary package for a newly qualified Chartered Accountant being around €58K.

25% are Finance Directors 
Chartered Accountants progress quickly to senior roles in practice and business.

64% work in business 
If you want advancement in your company, remember two out of three Chartered Accountants work in business - from the academic, public and voluntary sectors through to private industry, multinationals and start-ups.

Finance Director at 32

Michael Walls, Young Chartered Star 2018

"Since becoming a Chartered Accountant in 2011, I have worked for two Big 4 accounting firms, an exciting energy services company, and Google. At the end of February 2016, I joined an innovative start-up, UrbanVolt, as their sixth employee. After six hectic months, I was rewarded with a promotion to Finance Director."
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What's the first step?

If you're thinking about studying with us this year, the first step is to confirm your eligibility to start the programme. Our free online application process will confirm your eligibility, and check if you are entitled to any exemptions.

Create an account on our website and follow our four step guide from there. And don't worry, there's no obligation to enrol at any stage.

Get in touch if you have any questions.

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