Careers Opportunities in Book keeping and Accounting


Welcome to class. I’m glad you are here. In this lesson, you will be learning about career opportunities you can explore as a Book keeping and Accounting student.

By the end of the lesson, you should be able to;

          List out current opportunities in book keeping and accounting

          Mention professional bodies regulating accounting profession in Nigeria

Career Opportunities in Book keeping and Accounting

Many students ask questions like; what are the opportunities available for an individual studying accounting in the university?

Here are some career opportunities in book keeping and accounting:

  1.     Junior/Senior Bookkeeper
  2.     Accounting Clerk
  3.     Audit Clerk
  4.     Account Manager
  5.     Office Administrator
  6.     Chartered Accountant
  7.     Financial Advisor
  8.     Financial Manager
  9.     Tax Accountant
  10. Payroll Accountant


Accounting Professional Bodies in Nigeria

The accounting professional bodies in Nigeria are as follows:

  1.     Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN)
  2.     Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  3.     Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of Nigeria (CIMA)
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