What course do I need to do to become an Accountant?
Accountants assess and describe the financial health of a company, organisation or individual using numbers, financial statements and their skills and knowledge of maths, law and taxation. They can be employed by an accounting firm, a large business with it’s own accounting division or may set up their own practice and work for individuals, helping them with financial decisions, tax returns and other money related concerns.
Working within a company an Accountant monitors and records the movement of money, analysing profits and losses to provide the information needed to evaluate the financial state of the organisation. They are also responsible for performing functions such as audits, tax returns and statement analysis as well as verifying the accuracy of of all monetary transactions to ensure their legality and compliance with current guidelines.