Accountants provide financial advice to clients that range from multinational organisations and governmental bodies to small independent businesses. Accountants often specialise in particular areas of practice, including audit, management consultancy, recovery, forensic accountancy, taxation, assurance, and corporate finance. Duties can include preparing accounts and tax returns, administering payrolls and controlling income and expenditure, auditing financial information, compiling and presenting reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial statements and analysing accounts and business plans.
Interested in becoming an accountant?
Try one of these courses
- ICB National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting
- ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)
- ICB National Diploma: Certified Financial Accounting
- ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping (Certified Senior Bookkeeper)
Last updated: October 25th 2016