How to become a chief accountant
To become a chief accountant, they need to be born! This profession requires great patience, a wonderful memory, increased attention to detail and thoroughness. You need to be purposeful, to have the necessary knowledge and work hard. To reach the coveted line of employment can be 2 ways.
The first way: accounting courses
Can I apply for any short term accounting courses (usually 4 monthly) to learn the basics of bookkeeping and start my first accounting job: accountant-payroll officer or accountant-cashier.
In the first case, the accountant will be assigned responsibility for payroll, preparation of statements on her payments, pay slips and references. If a person can prove himself as a careful and responsible worker, chief accountant of the company is possible will learn to calculate and pay the contributions on wages and reporting to extra-budgetary funds. And this will be a step closer to the coveted post.
In the second case, the accountant will be responsible for accurate accounting of cash on your enterprise to make credit and debit orders, issue and receive cash. When the chief accountant will be convinced of the good faith, the new employee will be able to get a new appointment: accountant for non-cash payments.
At this stage, many people understand that knowledge acquired during the course, was not enough. That's right – it's time to go to College. Because one of the requirements of the chief accountant, is the availability of higher education.
The second way: higher accounting education
If you already have a degree in "Accounting and auditing" or "Finance and credit", you can offer your services as an assistant (Deputy) chief accountant of a small firm. Assistant chief accountant will help to learn how to properly execute primary accounting documents, to describe the transaction, to calculate the basic taxes.
If this is not possible, you can get an accountant at any other site. When it is necessary to improve your knowledge is to study regulatory framework on accounting and taxation, accounting and tax policy of the enterprise, the workflow features. Definitely will also be the development of modern software "1C: Enterprise" and other accounting programs at the level of the experienced user.
In the end we need to learn how to manage cash flow, monitor reporting deadlines and to make the balance. Acquiring these skills, the specialist can safely start looking for a job as chief accountant.