• Accountants and Auditors
  • Finance
  • Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

    What do they typically do

    • Examine financial statements to make sure they are accurate and comply with laws and regulations
    • Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time
    • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures
    • Organize and maintain financial records
    • Assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management
    • Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve profits
    • Provide internal and external auditing services for businesses or individuals
    • Represent clients before tax authorities and provide support during financial legal actions

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