- Minimum Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
- Economics and Accounting – Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
- Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Clerical – Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
- Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
- Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
- Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
- Report to management regarding the finances of the establishment.
- Maintain the chart of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
- Maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
- Implement, modify, and document record keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
- Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
- Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences.
- Prepare adjusting journal entries.