Accounting Jobs Description

Accountant jobs generally require a bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related field. A sample of Accounting occupations include:

Actuary jobs description

An actuary is a business professional who analyzes the financial consequences of risk. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those of concern to insurance and pension programs. Actuaries may work for insurance companies, consulting firms, government, employee benefits departments of large corporations, hospitals, banks and investment firms, or, more generally, in businesses that need to manage financial risk. A career as an Actuary is better described as a "business" career with a mathematical basis than as a "technical" mathematical career.

Auditor jobs description

A person appointed and authorized to audit or examine an account or accounts, compare the charges with the vouchers, examine the parties and witnesses, allow or reject charges, and state the balance.

Certified public accountant jobs description

The Certified Public Accountant is the person who has received state certification designating technical accounting and tax competency.

Cost accountant jobs description

It is one of the most essential management services. It is a fairly new branch, a profession ushered in during the last century. With increase in competition and consequent economic pressures, cost and management accountancy has been finely interwoven into the main fabric of management. Collection, assimilation, collation and analysis of financial information from all areas of an organisation are the functions of a cost accountant.

There is no denying the fact that an organisation’s success or failure is dependent on the quality of information made available to the management. This is where a cost accountant’s productivity is of vital importance to the company. It is his primary job to ensure that managerial decisions are well within the cost prescriptions. The cost accountant is expected to give a prognosis for projects to be undertaken based on past and present financial performances. In order to do this a cost accountant needs to take into account factors like cost of raw materials, labour, transport, overheads and the like. Knowledge of these costs will help the cost accountant prepare budgets for the operation that is planned.

Financial consultant jobs description

Financial Consultant will establish an ongoing relationship and work together as partners for the long haul. Based on an in-depth interview, your Financial Consultant will work with you to develop an individualized financial plan tailored to your particular circumstances, investment objectives, and risk tolerance.

He or she will then monitor your portfolio closely to ensure you are making appropriate progress toward your objectives. As your needs evolve, a Financial Consultant will keep watch so that your investment strategy is consistent with your changing circumstances.

Insurance adjuster.

Public adjusters are experts on property loss adjustment who are retained by policy holders to assist in preparing, filing and adjusting insurance claims.