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A general Accountant provides services relating to compliance-based financial reporting, auditing, insolvency and accounting information systems; and advises on associated record-keeping requirements. Registration or licensing may be required in Australia for certain services such as auditing as a general accountant is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Accountant (General) Occupation Lists
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Group: 2211 Accountants
The job of a general accountant in Australia is to provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making by organisations and individuals; and provide advice on associated compliance and performance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance.
Most occupations in the Accountant (General) unit group (Group 2211) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
In Australia registration or licensing may be required as a general accountant.
Occupations within the Accountant (General) Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same accountant group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The position is a clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk position.
The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.
The position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees.
Average Income of a General Accountant
The average salary for an Accountant (General) in Australia is $ 76,383 for male employees and $ 73,784 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.6 Females: 39.4 Persons: 39.9
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2211) Accountants - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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Licensing and/or Professional Associations
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