Accountants possess the expert financial knowledge to advise a business’s fiscal direction. They are essential to developing business strategies and helping a company grow. Study Accounting and Finance at Melbourne Polytechnic, and you’ll study under CPAs and registered tax agents. Learn computerised accounting systems (MYOB), how to prepare complex spreadsheets, business activity statements and tax returns and how to perform internal and external audits. Take your knowledge further and implement tax plans, evaluate business performance and analyse financial markets.