Is a switch to a Payroll or Accounts Career for you?

11/03/19

 

 

 

IS A SWITCH TO A PAYROLL OR ACCOUNTS CAREER IN CORK ON THE CARDS FOR YOU?

Perhaps you are starting out and need training in cork to help you get up and running or just refresh your skill-set? 

The good news is accounting jobs are on the rise in Cork, and nationwide in 2019,pitman and they will also lead to many different career paths! Here is what you need to know about getting qualified for an Accounting or Payroll career in Cork today.

PAYROLL AND ACCOUNTING JOBS IN CORK ARE IN DEMAND AND GROWING!

A key area of current hiring currently among many of the Cork multinationals are Payroll Specialist roles. There can be a number of differing positions available within an organisation’s payroll department but in general, they revolve around ensuring staff are paid the right amount of money on the correct date. Alternatively it’s possible to work within the Accounts team of a company or else you could be employed by a small payroll company that offers payroll services for businesses. It’s an area that carries a great deal of responsibility with tight deadlines.

According to payscale.com the average pay in Ireland for an Accounting Technician is €26,925 and for a Payroll Specialist is €28,269 per year up to €36,743 with years of experience.


WHAT SKILLS AND TRAINING ARE NEEDED?

You'll need to have a firm understanding of maths and a basic knowledge of accounting for a career in Finance and Bookkeeping, in particular being detail-oriented and organised will benefit you, since these traits can help you catch errors in documentation. As a payroll specialist, you must be trustworthy and ethical because you work with confidential personal information. High quality IT skills and excellent time management will equally stand you in good favour. A career in accounts is varied and interesting, you can learn more here about working as an Accounts Assistant or as an Accounting Technician.

ABOUT PITMAN TRAINING ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE COURSES

The Pitman Training Cork courses are designed so that you have the option to learn that new skill quickly and easily and with our Tutor and Course Advisor support right behind you guiding you along the way you can overcome any barrier you feel you are facing. For example the Pitman Training Payroll Award is a great short programme if you wish to learn Payroll quickly. It’s practical training which means you get hands on experience to put to immediate use in the workplace. You cover Payroll – Manual & Computerised, HR Essentials in Ireland and Microsoft Excel based over approximately 70 hours flexi study.

For a more comprehensive accounting qualification there is the Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma and the Pitman Training Advanced Accounts Diploma, each covering essential skills training for these Payroll Specialists roles and more including Bookkeeping, Payroll, Sage 50 Accounts and Microsoft Office modules.

ABOUT PITMAN TRAINING

Our team in Pitman Training Cork work with you to help you best choose your career path and offer guidance and advice on how to reach your goals. If the path you are aiming for involves a refresh of a skill-set or new training they are on-hand for any advice you may need such as relevant courses, CV or interview skills. Our training programmes are flexible and at times to work around each student so training can easily fit in around current work or family commitments. Students can train part-time, full-time, evenings, weekends and from home.

For information on our range of over 400 flexible learning , full and part-time Cork courses on offer from bookkeeping, accounting and payroll training courses Cork Pitman Training has to offer or in other areas such as SecretarialOffice Management courses and Executive PA coursesMedical Secretary training and Legal Secretarial courses, Management courses, IT Courses, Programming courses, Tech Training, Graphic Design courses and many more.


So if you are looking at changing careers, one of the best first steps you can take is to check out your local Pitman Training centre for advice on Cork jobs, Career, CV advice and if relevant also learn about the wide range of short & longer duration Courses, Diploma’s and most importantly career options available.


Our phone number is 021 484 9989 /freefone 1800 532 632, email [email protected] or SMS/WhatsApp 086 7399557.


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