Summary Financial Accountant in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
Find key facts and figures about working as a financial accountant. The following information is applicable to all Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111).
Financial auditors examine and analyze the accounting and financial records of individuals and establishments to ensure accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards and procedures. Accountants plan, organize and administer accounting systems for individuals and establishments. They are employed by private sector accounting and auditing firms or departments and public sector accounting and auditing departments or units, or they may be self-employed. Articling students in accounting firms are included in this unit group.
University education usually required
Median wage in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
The job prospects are good in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
advertised in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
- Plan, set up and administer accounting systems
- Train staff
- Arrange training for staff
- Ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting standards, procedures and internal control
- Prepare financial information for individuals, departments or companies
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