Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Future bright for Chartered Accountants

Media Release
25 February 2014

Future bright for Chartered Accountants

New Zealand Chartered Accountants have better job prospects and can expect higher salaries than their non-chartered colleagues, says the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

A new Occupation Outlook 2014 mobile app released today by MBIE says the outlook for a career in acocunting is “good” and that “your job prospects are better with membership of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants”.

MBIE’s app, which brings together the latest information from employers, industries, the education sector and labour market analysts, also reveals the average salary of Chartered Accountants is $140,700. This is $65,100 more than the average $75,600 salary of non-chartered accountants in New Zealand.

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says the app is designed to be one of the first places for young people and their families to look when making decisions on subject choices and future careers.

“It brings together the latest information from employers, industries, the education sector and labour market analysts,” Joyce says.

“Making job prospects information easily accessible to students and their families will help them to make better informed career choices. This free app provides instant New Zealand-specific information on the likely incomes, qualification options and costs, and job prospects for 50 key occupations, compiled from the annual Occupation Outlook report."

The app provides information on 50 occupations grouped under the industry pathways used in the Government’s Vocational Pathways programme: Construction and Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Technology, Primary Industries, Service Industries, Creative Industries, and Social and Community Services.

The full Occupation Outlook 2014 report is available at dol.govt.nz/publications/lmr/occupational-outlook.

More information about the New Zealand Insititue of Chartered Accountants is avilable at nzica.com

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Media: Julian Wilcox Leaves Māori TV

Māori Television has confirmed the resignation of Head of News and Production Julian Wilcox. Mr Maxwell acknowledged Mr Wilcox’s significant contribution to Māori Television since joining the organisation in 2004. More>>

ALSO:

Genetics: New Heat Tolerant Cow Developed

Hamilton, New Zealand-based Dairy Solutionz Ltd has led an expert genetics team to develop a new dairy cow breed conditioned to thrive in lower elevation tropical climates and achieve high milk production under heat stress. More>>

Fractals: Thousands More Business Cards Needed To Build Giant Sponge

New Zealand is taking part in a global event this weekend to build a Menger Sponge using 15 million business cards but local organisers say they are thousands of business cards short. More>>

Scoop Business: NZ Net Migration Rises To Annual Record In September

New Zealand’s annual net migration rose to a record in September, beating government forecasts, as the inflow was spurred by student arrivals from India and Kiwis returning home from Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Fletcher To Close Its Christchurch Insulation Plant, Cut 29 Jobs

Fletcher Building, New Zealand’s largest listed company, will close its Christchurch insulation factory, as it consolidates its Tasman Insulations operations in a “highly competitive market”. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Novartis Adds Nine New Treatments Under Pharmac Deal

Novartis New Zealand, the local unit of the global pharmaceuticals firm, has added nine new treatments in a far-ranging agreement with government drug buying agency, Pharmac. More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: English Wary On Tax Take, Could Threaten Surplus

Finance Minister Bill English is warning the tax take may come in below forecast in the current financial year, as figures released today confirm it was short by nearly $1 billion in the year to June 30 and English warned of the potential impact of slumping receipts from agricultural exports. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand

Mosh Social Media
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news