What is Accounting about?
Accounting is the financial language of business and non-profit organisations. As such, it is probably the most useful tool our students can have when entering the business or non-profit world.
It enables our students to develop the knowledge and skills to manage the financial affairs of individuals, communities, and businesses.
- It gives students the tools to make real life financial decisions in a constantly changing and uncertain world and enhances financial literacy.
- Accounting is the process of preparing and communicating financial information to a wide range of users.
- Accounting helps individuals and organizations to be accountable to stakeholders for their actions.
Overall, Accountants can share their knowledge and use their skills to contribute to their families, whānau, and communities. For example, becoming the treasurer of a local club or managing the family budget.