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. Financial auditors and accountants are employed by auditing and accounting firms throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed. (National Occupational Classification)
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*Note that accountants work throughout the private and public sector across all industries. There are too many relevant sectors to list them all here. They work internally within large companies, government departments, and other organizations. Click here to learn about a range of relevant associations.
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Date modified: September 14, 2020