Corporate and business accounting
Accountants are qualified professionals employed by organisations or private clients to prepare annual reports and financial statements, record business transactions, and provide financial advice. They may also be involved in the creation of reporting processes within an organisation and advise on tax legislation and investment opportunities. Their key objective is to ensure that companies are operating efficiently and effectively and meeting all reporting obligations.Read more
Corporate and business reporting plays an essential role in running a business because it helps companies track income and expenditure and ensure compliance with increasing complex statutory and regulatory requirements. Accountants make sure all financial information is visible and organised and they provide investors and management with financial and non-financial information which can be used in strategic planning and business decisions
There are many roles in corporate and business reporting with common job titles including:
- finance director
- financial controller
- management accountant
- FP&A Professional
- finance manager.
Accountants must have the highest level of professionalism and integrity as well as being self-motivated. Excellent numeracy and attention to detail are essential and they are known for their methodical working practices and strong problem-solving skills
Within this area there are a number of key roles, all principally focused on Business and Corporate Accounting and Reporting.
A few examples include Commercial Director, Business accountant, Consolidation Accountant, Asset manager