Accounting in today’s business world is extremely sophisticated. An accountant is a strategic adviser and business partner who must have an in-depth understanding of business issues and processes, as well as the skills necessary for sound decision-making. Accounting studies will equip you to understand the financial structure of an organisation, and produce and analyse financial information.
The Department of Accounting's Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships (CAIP) is committed to building partnerships and enhancing collaboration between the University and the business sector by offering an environment that fosters rigorous research across the entire spectrum of accounting for both scholars and practitioners.
A variety of professional accreditations, memberships and subject exemptions are available for accounting students, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Five pioneers of accounting have been inducted in the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame for their outstanding achievements in the field.
A University of Melbourne researcher has raised concerns about what has been the conduct of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in matters where lawyer–client privilege has been challenged.
The Faculty of Business and Economics congratulates Professor Margaret Abernethy who has been awarded the Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award by the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA).