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Besides communicating information for management decisions, is there much difference in the actual day-to-day tasks between the two professions?
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I'm CIMA qualified so have done far more of the management accounting things. Basic answer is yes there is, but many finance jobs in industry will be a mix of the two at junior levels. Easiest way to think about it is that financial accounting looks back, and management accounting mainly looks forward.

I found financial accounting incredibly dull, but some people are more suited to it because it's very rigid and prescribed. Management accounting requires a lot more flexibility and analytics, and being really honest a lot of guesswork lol. With financial accounts you have to give an external body the right answer, with management accounting you can just give the directors whatever number they ask for
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