Accountants

(NOC 1111)
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Career Description

Accountants plan, organize and administer accounting systems for individuals and establishments.

Duties May Include


  • Plan, set up and administer accounting systems and prepare financial information for individuals, departments within organizations, businesses and other establishments
  • 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

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

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sustainability and Financial Management Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Accounting and Financial Management Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Accountancy (BComm) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Accountancy (BComm) Bachelor; Honours
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University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting Bachelor; Honours
Management and Organizational Studies - Accounting Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 06, 2022