Accountants

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Career Description

Accountants plan, organize, and administer accounting systems and prepare financial information for individuals, companies, and other organizations.

Duties May Include

Accountants perform some or all of the following duties:

Plan, set up and administer accounting systems and prepare financial information for an individual, department, company or other establishment,

Examine accounting records and prepare financial statements and reports,

Develop and maintain cost finding, reporting and internal control procedures,

Examine financial accounts and records and prepare income tax returns from accounting records,

Analyze financial statements and reports and provide financial, business and tax advice,

May act as a trustee in bankruptcy proceedings,

May supervise and train articling students, other accountants or administrative technicians.

Examples of Titles

Accountant
Certified General Accountant (C.G.A)
Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.)
Chartered Accountant (C.A.)
Chief Accountant

Where They Work

Accountants work in government and in auditing/accounting firms. They may also be self-employed.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting Bachelor
Accounting Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mathematics/Chartered Accountancy Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Accountancy (BComm) Bachelor
Accountancy (BComm) Bachelor; Co-op
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Accounting Bachelor; Honours
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Saint Mary's University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting Bachelor
Accounting Bachelor; Co-op
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Modified on May 15, 2012