An Assistant Accountant works as part of a financial team to help manage the financial accounts of a small or large business. You might perform administrative duties for the accounts department or assist other accountants with their work. Your tasks might involve collecting financial information, processing transactions or assisting with the preparation of financial reports. Assistant Accountants may also work for accountants with their own business who deal with individual clients.
An Assistant Accountant should be flexible as your daily duties will change regularly. You’ll need to be organised and be able to manage several tasks at once. It’s important that you can follow instructions and understand accounting procedures. Assistant Accountants need excellent attention to detail and should be able to use a range of financial software systems.
There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Assistant Accountant.