Build a career in finance

There are so many varied and exciting roles available in accounting and bookkeeping. Every business in every industry needs someone to look after its finances.

What's it like to work in finance?
What's it like to work in finance?

Learn about job roles, salaries and how to grow an exciting finance career.

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Get started with AAT

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Is an apprenticeship for you?

Develop your skills while you work and study. Apprenticeships are a great alternative to university and a debt-free route into employment.

First-rate finance skills for your team

"Having AAT trained staff gives me confidence in the competence of my team."

Train your staff with AAT

Give your staff practical finance training with AAT qualifications and short courses, trusted by employers around the world for over 40 years.

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Become an AAT professional member

Gain professional recognition for your skills, boost your earning potential and join our global network of finance professionals.

"Becoming a professional member has opened up more doors: the knowledge AAT teaches is recognised so widely."

A leading voice in finance

AAT represents its members as a thought leader in the finance industry. We engage with government departments and organisations that help to shape policy, and provide events, news and insight to support the profession.

Ryehan Amir, AAT studentConsultation response

A world-class education system: Advanced British Standard (ABS)

AAT believes that students can reach their full potential by obtaining the skills valued by employers with the Advanced British Standard.

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Spring Budget 2024 representation

This representation ahead of the March 2024 Spring Budget sets out AAT’s policy position on tax, professional standards, support for SMEs and late payments.

An open ring binder on a desk, with a man standing over it, pointing at a page with his penConsultation response

Strengthening financial education: inquiry

The APPG on Financial Education for Young People reported that numerous young people lack knowledge, skills, and behaviours for effective money management.

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Public Accounts Committee’s inquiry: HMRC Standard Report 2022-23

The latest annual HMRC Standard Report 2022-23 showed customer satisfaction declining and telephone services falling well below target. 

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Reforming anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing supervision

AAT contends that the OPBAS+ model is the most suitable option and would result in a demonstrable improvement in the sector. 

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"Sexism in the City" inquiry

Gender inequality in leadership is a challenge in financial services about which more should be done. We suggest four areas worth consideration and support.

Winners at the AAT Training Provider Awards 2024News

AAT awards top training providers, accountancy students

The University of Gibraltar, New City College, Riverside Training and First Intuition were among the providers, tutors and students recognised at AAT's awards.

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Bahrain recognises AAT qualifications

The Education and Training Quality Authority of Bahrain (BQA) has recognised AAT's finance and accounting qualifications.

Sarah Beale, AAT CEONews

Government explores tax advice crackdown

AAT is hailing an 'historic' victory contained in yesterday's Spring Statement as the government moves toward making tax practitioners more accountable.

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