To become an accounting technician you will need:
- excellent commercial sense
- an interest in business and
- finance and confidence when handling numerical data
As an accounting technician, you would prepare the financial information which professional accountants or business managers use when making decisions. You could be part of a large team or you could be the only financially-trained member of staff in a small enterprise. Accounting technicians can be employed in industry, commerce, or the public sector. Most people in this job start their careers in a finance support role.