A Day in the Life

Ever wondered what a Chartered Accountant does?

A Day in the Life is a great tool to show you what working as a Chartered Accountant could be like. View eight Chartered Accountants telling you what it is they do. With only their qualification in common it shows the diverse opportunities the profession offers.

  • Amy McDougall, Accountant - Business Services, Crowe Horwath

    Amy McDougall

    Amy is currently studying the Chartered Accountants Program.  She tells us why she decided to become a Chartered Accountant and what her plans are for the future.

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  • Thomas King CA, Divisional Financial Controller, ANZ

    Thomas King

    ANZ are currently in a real growth orientated phase and Thomas explains how his role involves trying to reach the right decisions to help grow the ANZ presence in the Asia Pacific market.

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  • Jacinda Hoskins CA, Finance Manager, eBay Australia

    Jacinda Hoskings

    As a finance manager, Jacinda is responsible for managing the whole of the financial control process, from month end reporting to financial planning. During this process Jacinda has a great opportunity to work with all business units throughout eBay to deliver a financial strategy for the company.

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  • Prue Brumley, Financial Accountant (Chartered Accountants Program Student), AXA

    Prue Brumley

    Prue is currently studying the Chartered Accountants Program and reveals why she has decided to become a Chartered Accountant, how the Program helps in her role at AXA on a day to day basis and what her plans are for the future.

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  • Caroline Mara CA, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Caroline Mara

    Caroline is an assurance director working in the largest accounting firm in Australia. Caroline loves the diversity of her role which ranges from career counselling to on-site client visits.

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  • Kevin Zajax CA, Financial Controller (formerly Finance Manager), Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd

    Kevin Zajax

    Kevin reveals how his career has progressed to now focussing on leadership and strategy at a company that manufactures and distributes some of the world's best known brands.

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  • Lieu Le CA, Forensic Accountant Supervisor, Ferrier Hodgson

    Lieu Le

    Hear from Lieu, a forensic accounting supervisor. She investigates white collar crime and gets involved in organisations when there is a dispute.

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  • Rajiv Goyal CA, Assistant Manager, McGrathNicol

    Rajiv Goyal

    Hear from Rajiv who investigates organisations that have gone bankrupt and works to return as much money as possible to the creditors.

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  • Scott Lintern CA, Commercial Manager - Sales & Marketing, Constellation Wines Australia

    Scott Lintern

    Scott works for Australia's most awarded wine company. He provides commercial support to the marketing and sales team globally, helping them make 'smart' informed selling decisions.

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