- 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
- Analyzing accounts and business plans
- Providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation
- Financial forecasting and risk analysis
- Dealing with insolvency cases
- Negotiating the terms of business deals and moves with clients and associated organisations
- Meeting and interviewing clients
- Managing colleagues, workloads, and deadlines.
- Work tends to be office-based, with working hours often extending beyond the regular nine to five at peak times, such as at the end of the financial year.
- A minimum academic qualification of HND or BSc
- Previous work experience as an accounts officer.