OVERVIEW OF A CAREER IN ACCOUNTING


WORKING IN ACCOUNTING

What is an Accountant?

Accountants or auditor’s prepare and audit financial records and ensure that all financial records are correct and that taxes are paid properly and on time.  They evaluate financial transactions and help organizations operate efficiently, explaining their results in the financial documents that they review and prepare. 

Many accountants and auditors specialize in various aspects of financial accounting, such as financial reporting, auditing, tax accounting and accounting services, depending on which organization they work for. These include financial reports, written reports and annual accounts, as well as audited financial minutes.

Some financial accountants will specialise in improving the quality of information and context for decision-makers, such as the likelihood of incorrect information in financial documents. Other accountants will specialize within certain industries, such as health care, and some accountants specialize in other aspects of financial accounting, such as improving quality information in context to improve decision-makers or detect the likelihood of misstatement in financial documents.

An auditor works on financial documents that clients are legally obliged to disclose. Auditors perform audits for a wide range of clients, including corporations, government...


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