Accountants prepare financial records and ensure their accuracy. They also take responsibility for calculating taxes properly and paying them in a timely manner. Accountants may specialize in public, corporate, or forensic accounting.
A typical day in the life of an accountant might include: • Assessing financial statements for accuracy and ensuring that they follow local, federal, or international regulations. • Examining an individual's or a company's accounting system to ensure efficiency and adherence to standard accounting practices. • Preparing reports explaining findings and meeting with upper management to discuss assessments or suggest new accounting methods..
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