Accounting has become an indispensable tool for guidance and several factors have contributed to its evolution, for instanceInformation technology, management needs of organizations and the need for reliable and relevant accounting information for business leaders and other partners.
SMEs, large groups, accounting firms and auditing, all make use of accounting professionals.
This population currently represents about 400,000 people (140,000 in accounting firms and 260,000 in business). And time is on the drive, recruitment agencies have recorded increases of more than 20% of deals in the sector for positions available for candidates with advanced levels.
In fact, accounting studies pave the way for a wide range of functions at all stages of the curriculum: accounting, auditing, control or management and financial accounting.
The profession of Chartered Accountant and Auditor
The Chartered Accountants are required to exercise the profession, be enrolled in the Institute of Chartered Accountants. They are subject to a rigorous training that is in the interest of their future clients. The Chartered Accountant is the permanent council of the entrepreneur in many corporate areas, such as board of management, business law, tax law, employment law, and consulting for export. They provide a timely response to different events and help make crucial decisions.
Most commonly, a Chartered Accountant functions particularly in the following areas:
1. Business Accounting
2. Business Management
3. Legal obligations of the company
4. Computerization of the company
5. Auditing of the company
Contrary to the Accountant, the Auditor has a statutory mission order. It is mandated by the administration to certify the accounts produced by the company. It guarantees the reliability of financial reporting. It is registered with committees meeting at the chief town of each court of appeal. 90% of accountants are auditors.
Graduate Auditors occupy positions of high responsibility in most small or large organisations:
1. Chief Accountant
2. Manager or Director of consolidation
3. CFO 4. Controller
5. Internal Auditor
6. General Manager