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The main task of accountants, which essentially extends to all the other departments in the organisation, is the preparation and examination of financial
records. This is done to ensure that records are accurate and that taxes are paid accurately and timely. Accountants also perform overviews of the financial operations of a business in order to help it run efficiently. Accounting graduates
will learn how to keep financial records of business transactions and how to prepare statements concerning assets, liabilities and operating results. It’s a technical and numerical oriented field that involves economics, the interpretation of financial data and management skills.

Job Description:

  • Computation of taxes, tax returns and prompt payment
  • Ensure that statements and records comply with laws and regulations
  • Examination of statements to ensure accuracy
  • Improvement of businesses efficiency through financial flow
  • Inspection of account books, accounting systems and records
  • Make best-practices recommendations to management
  • Organisation and maintenance of financial records
  • Reduction of costs, enhancement of revenues and improvement of profit margins
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Career Paths:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Budget Director
  • Chief Cost Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Corporation President
  • Cost Accountant
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Vice President
  • Government Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Management Accountant
  • Manager of Internal Auditing
  • Public Accountant
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Specific Skill Set Required:

  • An analytic thinker
  • Attention to details
  • Clerical skills
  • Computer savvy
  • Desire to collaborate
  • Enterprising
  • Goal oriented
  • Good with numbers
  • Highly organised
  • Strong math skills
  • The ability to focus
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