Overview of the role
Providing financial information and advice to different organisations
Details of standard
Occupation: Accountancy / Taxation Professional
Accountancy / Taxation Professionals are recognised around the world as respected leaders in accountancy, taxation, finance and business. From providing strategic business advice to audited financial statements or driving mergers and acquisitions, a career as an Accountancy / Taxation Professional can be diverse and challenging; it’s not just about putting numbers into a spreadsheet. Accountancy / Taxation Professionals use technical knowledge, skills and experience to lead organisations and people to make responsible and sustainable financial decisions. They are required to act in the public interest and must therefore maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and competency; upholding ethical behaviour and integrity at all times.
Accountancy / Taxation Professionals provide financial information and advice to organisations of all types and sizes; from owner managed businesses to multi-national organisations; from private enterprises to public sector institutions, from entrepreneurs to charities. Examples of roles as an Accountancy / Taxation Professional include, but are not limited to, Financial Accountant, Management Accountant, Tax Accountant, Tax Adviser, Tax Specialist, External Auditor, Internal Auditor, Financial Analyst, Management Consultant, Forensic Accountant and Business Advisor.
A competent Accountancy / Taxation Professional will meet the following requirements. Given the variety of roles covered by this standard, the specific activities which can lead to these requirements being achieved may vary.