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Accounting Information Systems

What can I do with my course in accounting information systems?


Careers in accounting information systems

You knowledge of accounting Information Systems (AIS) will enable you to help facilitate the financial management of an organisation.

You will manage a computer-based system used to record financial and accounting data which is then be reported to management and other stakeholders for decision-making.

You will benefit from a deeper understanding of accounting systems when designing and implementing business systems or if you want to pursue a career in accounting. You could look for opportunities in business, government, with community organisations, business consultancies or with accounting system specialists.

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Skills and attributes

You will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes to gain employment in accounting information systems:

  • High level technical skills
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex problems and devise effective solutions
  • Ability to explain technical concepts clearly
  • Negotiation skills
  • Team leadership skills

Related roles include:

  • Systems analysis
  • Database administrator
  • Business application developer
  • Internet/intranet administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • Developer/programmer
  • Consultant/specialist
  • Systems engineer/architect
  • Business development manager
  • Management accountant
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Salary and job outlook

You can learn more about graduate salaries and graduates job outcomes for accounting information systems at Graduate Careers Australia.

You can look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.

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