Kent, situated in the South East of England, is one of the home counties. As Kent borders greater London to the North West, many people choose to live and work in this county. Kent has a reputation as a farming region, in fact, it sometimes gets nicknamed the ‘garden of England’. But, the county is well populated with industry as well as people and plants.
Kent also boasts a number of reputable universities and institutions for tertiary education. These include: The University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University, Imperial College London, and University of Greenwich, among others. Of these, some are London based universities with full campuses in Kent, others, such as the University of Kent, are fully local institutions.
For those considering a career in bookkeeping Kent, they will find numerous options open to them as paths toward the bookkeeping profession, all within the Kent county. Many bookkeepers have come to the career from varied backgrounds, although, some have followed the traditional accountant’s path of an accountancy and finance degree. Although this undergraduate degree is not a be all and end all in the profession, it is the standard education which those leaving school and wanting to get into either accounting or bookkeeping, will choose for their university degree.
Of the Kent universities, both Kent University and Canterbury Christ Church offer the accountancy and finance degree. Graduates can expect to enjoy a 95% employment rate and a graduate salary of around 24 thousand sterling yearly.