Accountant

Accountants provide accounting services to companies, organisations and individuals. They prepare financial statements and forms and advise clients on financial aspects of business.

What you will do?

  • prepare financial statements and reports for clients or company management.
  • record the amount of money spent and received daily by clients or company management.
  • develop, forecast and check budgets.
  • prepare goods and services tax (GST) and other returns, such as surveys, pay as you earn (PAYE) and tax forms.
  • advise on financial aspects of businesses such as budgets, tax and cashflows.
  • review accounting procedures and analyse the financial performance of businesses.
  • assist management with strategic planning and human resources.


Skills and knowledge

  • knowledge of finance, economics and marketing.
  • knowledge of business management practices, including business ethics.
  • ability to use accounting software, such as Xero, MYOB, iFirm or SAP.
  • accounting and maths skills.
  • accounting degree, or a business or commerce degree majoring in accounting.


Entry requirements

  • accounting degree, or a business or commerce degree majoring in accounting.

Pay

  • $58,000 - $202,000


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