Courses in finance give students the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of financial institutions and positions. Skills to be developed include maintaining financial records, processing journal entries, preparing financial reports, processing payroll, communicating in the workplace, using technology in the workplace, and resolving customer complaints. Graduates of the Advanced Diploma can find work as accountants, auditors and tax agents.

Possible job roles include office assistant. Employment outcomes are limited and individuals are strongly advised that in order to meet the entry-level requirements of this industry, the Certificate III in Financial Services should be undertaken. Accounting and Finance students have a range of career paths open to them. As well as the opportunity to work across a wide range of industries, potential job roles in the field include: Home/small business bookkeeper, Accounts receivable/payable clerk, Senior accountant, Accounts team manager, Junior accounts clerk, Payroll clerk, Trainee accountant, or Tax consultant to name a few.