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What does an accountant do?

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May 09, 2014 10:54PM

Certified Public Accountants (CPA's) provide accounting and tax services to other businesses and to the general public on a fee basis.

The services they provide include:

  • Management consulting (including advising on accounting systems)
  • Tax preparation and representation.
  • Some accountants specialize in preparing tax returns while others design accounting systems.
  • Still others evaluate computer systems and others specialize in security controls.