accounting manager


Accounting managers assume responsibility for all accounting activities relating to financial reporting. They develop and maintain accounting principles and procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial statements issued, supervise accounting staff and manage the accounting activities within the appropriate time frame and budget.

Alternative label

  • accounting department manager

  • cost accounting manager

  • accounting director

  • accounting office manager

  • group accounting manager

  • accounts payable manager

  • head of accounts

  • financial accounting manager

  • financial accounts supervisor

  • financial director

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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