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Accountants and Auditors - 13-2011.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

No information available.

SOC Occupation Groups

13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-2000 Financial Specialists
13-2010 Accountants and Auditors
13-2011.00 Accountants and Auditors

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Advise clients in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, the design of accounting or data processing systems, or long-range tax or estate plans.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Audit payroll and personnel records to determine unemployment insurance premiums, workers' compensation coverage, liabilities, and compliance with tax laws.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting, or other tax requirements.
  • Conduct pre-implementation audits to determine if systems and programs under development will work as planned.
  • Confer with company officials about financial and regulatory matters.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Develop, maintain, or analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Direct activities of personnel engaged in filing, recording, compiling, and transmitting financial records.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Evaluate taxpayer finances to determine tax liability, using knowledge of interest and discount rates, annuities, valuation of stocks and bonds, and amortization valuation of depletable assets.
  • Examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Examine inventory to verify journal and ledger entries.
  • Examine records and interview workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Examine whether the organization's objectives are reflected in its management activities, and whether employees understand the objectives.
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.
  • Inspect cash on hand, notes receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and canceled checks to confirm records are accurate.
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries.
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Prepare, analyze, or verify annual reports, financial statements, and other records, using accepted accounting and statistical procedures to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning.
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Process invoices for payment.
  • Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Represent clients before taxing authorities and provide support during litigation involving financial issues.
  • Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences.
  • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, or expenditures.
  • Review taxpayer accounts, and conduct audits on-site, by correspondence, or by summoning taxpayer to office.
  • Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on business or operational matters.
  • Advise others on financial matters.
  • Advise others on human resources topics.
  • Analyze budgetary or accounting data.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Analyze financial information.
  • Assess financial status of clients.
  • Calculate tax information.
  • Collect evidence for legal proceedings.
  • Conduct financial or regulatory audits.
  • Coordinate regulatory documentation activities.
  • Develop business or financial information systems.
  • Discuss business strategies, practices, or policies with managers.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of personnel policies or practices.
  • Examine financial records or processes.
  • Examine financial records.
  • Investigate legal issues.
  • Oversee business processes.
  • Pay charges, fees, or taxes.
  • Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Prepare operational budgets.
  • Report information to managers or other personnel.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Verify accuracy of financial information.
  • Verify accuracy of records.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Accounting Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Ammunition Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Audit (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Basic Financial Management Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Comptroller (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Comptrollership (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Designated Project Business Administrator (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Finance and Supply (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Finance and Supply Specialty (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Finance Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Financial Management (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Financial Management Resource Analyst (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management Resource Officer (Marine Corps - Warrant Officer only)
  • Financial Management Specialist (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Financial Management Specialist (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Financial Management Technician (Army - Enlisted)
  • Financial Manager (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Fiscal Operations (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Health Services Comptroller (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internal Review Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Logistics Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Specialist (Submarine) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production, Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • NAF Auditing Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Pay Clerk (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Pay Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Pay Supervisor (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Personnel Specialist Advanced Disbursing Operations (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Postal Clerk (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Storekeeper (Coast Guard - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Accountant
  • Accountant, Budget
  • Accountant, Cost
  • Accountant, Property
  • Accountant, Systems
  • Accountant, Tax
  • Auditor
  • Auditor, County or City
  • Auditor, Data Processing
  • Auditor, Internal
  • Auditor, Tax
  • Bursar
  • Director, Utility Accounts