The role of a chartered accountant covers many aspects of finance work, including :
continuous management of financial systems and budgets;
undertaking financial audits (an independent check of an organisation's financial position);
providing financial advice.
In public practice, tasks carried out by a chartered accountant include :
liaising with clients (individuals or businesses) and providing financial information and advice;
reviewing the company's systems and analysing risk;
performing tests to check financial information and systems;
advising clients on tax planning (within current legislation to enable them to minimise their tax liability) and tax issues associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers;
maintaining accounting records and preparing accounts and management information for small businesses (accountancy);
advising clients on business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions (corporate finance);
counselling clients on areas of business improvement, or dealing with insolvency;
detecting and preventing fraud (forensic accounting);
managing junior colleagues.
In commerce and industry and the public and not-for-profit sectors, work involves :
liaising with internal and external auditors and dealing with any financial irregularities as they arise;
producing reports and recommendations following internal audits or public-sector audits;
preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts;
arranging financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting;
advising on tax and treasury issues;
negotiating terms with suppliers.
Job Details Posted Date : 2019-01-05Job Location : Pune, India Job Role : Accounting and AuditingCompany Industry : Accounting / Auditing;
Finance / Economics Preferred Candidate Career Level : Mid CareerNationality : IndiaDegree : Master's degree