Course Note Essay

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ACCOUNTANT : http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2011.01

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

TASKS

• Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment. • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts. • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology. • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements. • Maintain or examine the records of government agencies. • Advise clients in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, the design of accounting or data processing systems, or long-range tax or estate plans. • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs. • Provide internal and external auditing services for businesses or individuals. • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.

SKILLS

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new…