Management Accountant

Management Accountants provide services relating to performance-based financial reporting, asset valuation, budgetary systems, cost management, pricing, forecasting and the strategic governance of organisations.
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    Overview

    Management Accountants provide services relating to performance-based financial reporting, asset valuation, budgetary systems, cost management, pricing, forecasting and the strategic governance of organisations.

    Day-to-day

    • assists in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
    • prepares financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
    • conducts financial investigations, prepares reports, undertaking audits and advises on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
    • examines operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure
    • provides assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements.

    To become a Management Accountant

    • The minimum qualification for an Accountant is a diploma of accounting, however, the majority complete a bachelor degree in accounting or a related field majoring in accounting. Qualified and registered Accountants can specialise as Management Accountants by completing a Certificate of Business Accounting through the Charted Institute of Management Accountants.

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    • Registration with one of Australia's three peak accounting bodies is required.

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