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Accountant

Description

From processing invoices through to reporting on and overseeing financial budgets, accountants work to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. Their overall role helps to maintain transparency to ensure the company is always aware of its financial condition.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
Compulsory
Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Compulsory
Junior Accountant
Accountant
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Recommended
Senior Accountant
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Recommended
General Manager
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Activities

  • Analyse expenditure and savings in order to increase profitability
  • Make recommendations to leadership or clients on methods for reducing spending and increasing saving
  • Implement financial risk management processes
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial forecasts

Locations

  • Accounting firms with an agricultural focus
  • Agricultural companies across the value chain, for example, farm machinery companies, seed breeding companies, logistics companies, storage and handling companies, trading companies
  • Government entities
  • Not-for–profit groups
  • Country and City locations
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