Accountant in Practice (Occupation Code : 241106)

The path to becoming a Accountant in Practice

Description

Produces, prepares and analyses financial statements in support of a businesses as a going concern and provides advisory services in this regard.

Tasks

Keeping full accounts for clients, based on the documents that they provide, making sure the accounts are accurate.

Preparing financial statements and reports and budget forecasts.

Managing cash flow, credit control or payroll for clients' businesses.

Providing consultancy services to clients, advising them on how to improve their companies’ performance and increase profits.

Improving financial systems for companies and helping put them into practice.

Preparing and submitting tax returns on behalf of clients, calculating tax liability, providing tax advice to clients and dealing with the South African Revenue Service on behalf of clients.

Working on company mergers or buyouts, or helping companies in money raising activities.

Conducting financial investigations in such matters as suspected fraud, insolvency and bankruptcy.

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