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Financial & Accounting Technicians

Financial and accounting technicians work alongside accountants and other financial professionals in managing the financial affairs of organisations.

Tasks

  • Maintains profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flow forecasts and other accounting records
  • Produces, collates and reports financial information for managers
  • Liaises with clients to ensure that payments are made on time and credit limits are not exceeded
  • Ensures invoices and payments are correct and sent out on time
  • Monitors accounting systems to determine accounts are being maintained effectively and provides information on accounting practices to auditors.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic requirements. Professional qualifications are available from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Association of Accounting Technicians. These qualifications can be linked to NVQs/SVQs in Accounting at Levels 2, 3 and 4. Exemptions to professional examinations may be granted to those with certain academic qualifications.


What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to be around £48,000 per annum

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 2,993 employed Financial & Accounting Technicians in the region.

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