Accounting Job Descriptions

Field of Study: Accounting

The definition of ‘Accounting’ is the action or process of keeping financial accounts. When studying any one of the accounting short courses or learning programmes offered by SACOB you get more than just the understanding of the basics but rather a complete understanding of the theory as well as the practical side of Accounting. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skill required to record transactions, classify them and finally summarise them in the form of financial statements.

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Job Descriptions in the Accounting and Bookkeeping field include:

(Global) Cash Manager
Account Broker
Account Executive/Manager
Accountant – Cost I
Accountant – Cost II (Senior)
Accountant – Cost Manager
Accountant – Tax
Accountant I
Accountant II (Senior)
Accountant supervisor
Accounting Analyst
Accounting Analyst I
Accounting Analyst II (Senior)
Accounting Assistance
Accounting Assistant
Accounting Clerk
Accounting Clerk I
Accounting Clerk II (Senior)
Accounting Clerk Leader
Accounting controller
Accounting Director
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager – General
Accounting Specialist
Accounting Supervisor
Accounting Vice President
Accounts Assistant
Accounts Junior
Accounts Manager
Accounts Payable
Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
Accounts Payable/Receivable Coordinator
Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager
Accounts Payable/Receivable Supervisor
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Senior
Accounts Supervisor
Accounts Technician
Accounts Trainer
Acquisitions Associate
Analyst, Global Equity Products
Anti-Money Laundering
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
Anti-Money Laundering Investigator I
Assistant Accountant
Assistant Branch Manager I
Assistant Branch Manager II (Senior)
Assistant controller
Assistant Director of Finance
Assistant Director of Financial Operations
Assistant Treasurer
Assurance Manager
ATM Coordinator
ATM Specialist
Audit Associate
Audit Consultant
Audit Manager
Audit Supervisor
Audit unit head – taxation
Auditing Director
Auditing Manager
Auditor – finance
Auditor I
Auditor II (Senior)
Auditor III (Lead)
Auditor-CA (chartered accountant)
Auditor-chartered accountant (CA)
Auditors supervisor
Auto Remarketing Manager
Auto Remarketing Specialist
Bank branch accountant
Bank reserves auditor
Bankruptcy trustee
Billing Administrator
Billing Analyst I
Billing Analyst II (Senior)
Billing clerk
Bookkeeper I
Bookkeeper II (Senior)
Bookkeeping Supervisor
Branch accountant, bank
Branch Coordinator
Branch Manager
Branch Manager – In Store
Budget Accountant
Budget Analyst
Budget analyst
Budget Director
Budget Manager
Business Analyst
Business Development – Financial
Business Development Manager
Business Development Specialist
Business Systems Analyst
CA (chartered accountant)
CA (chartered accountant) student
Canadian Tax
Card Operations Manager
Card Operations Specialist
Cash Management
Cash Management Officer I
Cash Management Officer II (Senior)
Cash Manager
Certified general accountant (CGA)
Certified management accountant (CMA)
Certified Public Accountant
CGA (certified general accountant)
Chartered Accountant
Chartered accountant (CA)
Chartered accountant (CA) student
Chartered accountant
Chartered certified accountant
Check Processing Supervisor
Chief Accountant
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Dealer
Chief executive officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Chief investment officer
Chief operating officer
Chief risk officer
Claims Accountant
Client Service – Finance
CMA (certified management accountant)
Collections clerk
Collections Manager
Collections Supervisor
Collector I
Collector II (Senior)
Commercial Analyst
Commercial Credit Analyst I
Commercial Credit Analyst II (Senior)
Commercial Lending Director
Commercial Loan Manager
Commercial Loan Officer I
Commercial Loan Officer II (Senior)
Commercial Loan Officer III (Lead)
Commercial Loan Processor I
Commercial Loan Processor II (Senior)
Commercial Loan Processor III (Lead)
Commercial Loan Servicing Representative
Commodity Tax
Complaint Handler
Compliance Auditor
Compliance Manager/Director/VP
Compliance Officer
Compliance Officer – Banking I
Compliance Officer – Banking II (Senior)
Compliance Research Analyst
Compliance Research Manager
Computer audit specialist
Consolidation Accountant
Consumer Loan Manager
Consumer Loan Officer I
Consumer Loan Officer II (Senior)
Consumer Loan Officer III (Lead)
Consumer Loan Processor I
Consumer Loan Processor II (Senior)
Consumer Loan Processor III (Lead)
Consumer Loan Servicing Representative
Contract Administrator
Contracts and Financial Compliance Manager
Controller – Assistant
Corporate Accountant
Corporate Controller
Corporate Recovery
Corporate Tax
Corporate Treasurer
Cost Accountant
Cost accountant
Cost accounting supervisor
Cost Analyst
Cost Controller
Credit Analyst
Credit Analyst I
Credit Analyst II (Senior)
Credit Analyst Supervisor
Credit and Collections
Credit Card Fraud Analyst
Credit Card Fraud Investigator
Credit Card Manager
Credit Controller
Credit Manager
Credit manager
Cross-Asset Financial Engineer
Customer Service – Finance
Departmental accountant
Deputy Treasurer, Head of Treasury Operations
Derivatives Accountant
Director of (Global) Cash
Director of Corporate Finance & Treasury
Director of Finance
Director of Financial Operations
Director of International Treasury
Director of Treasury
Division controller – accounting
EFT/ACH Manager
EFT/ACH Specialist
Electronic Banking Manager
Electronic Banking Officer I
Electronic Banking Officer II (Senior) *New for 2015*
Environmental Auditor
Equity Analyst
Equity Derivatives Market Specialist
Equity Trader
Equity Analyst
Equity Sales and Trading Compliance Officer
Equity Sales Trader
External Auditor
External auditor
Field auditor – finances
Field auditor
Finance (Capital) Specialist
Finance Administrator
Finance Assistant
Finance Business Partner
Finance Director
Finance Executive
Finance Manager
Finance manager
Finance Team Leader
Financial accountant
Financial Administrator
Financial Analysis and Planning
Financial Analysis Director
Financial Analyst
Financial Analyst II (Senior)
Financial Analyst III (Lead)
Financial analyst
Financial Analyst I
Financial Assurance Manager
Financial Assurance Specialist
Financial auditor
Financial Consultant
Financial control officer
Financial Controller
Financial Manager
Financial Modeller
Financial Planner
Financial planner
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Financial Planning Manager
Financial Reporting Manager
Financial Reporting Specialist
Financial Services Representative I
Financial Services Representative II (Senior)
Financial Systems Manager
Fixed Asset Accountant
Fixed asset accountant
Fixed Income Trader
Fixed Income Sales
Foreclosure Specialist I
Foreclosure Specialist II (Senior)
Foreign Exchange Trader
Forensic Accountant
Forensic accountant
FP&A analyst
FP&A associate
FP&A director
FP&A manager
Fraud Analyst
Fraud Analyst II (Senior)
Fraud ATM/Debit Card Analyst I
Fraud ATM/Debit Card Analyst II (Senior)
Fraud ATM/Debit Card Director
Fraud ATM/Debit Card Investigation
Fraud ATM/Debit Card Manager
Fraud Credit Analyst I
Fraud Credit Analyst II (Senior)
Fraud Credit Card Analyst II (Senior)
Fraud Credit Card Investigation
Fraud Credit Director
Fraud Credit Investigations
Fraud Credit Investigations Specialist I
Fraud Credit Manager
Fraud Detection Director
Fraud Detection Manager
Fraud Detection Specialist
Fraud Detection Specialist II (Senior)
Fraud Director
Fraud Internet Banking Analyst I
Fraud Internet Banking Analyst II (Senior)
Fraud Internet Banking Director
Fraud Internet Banking Manager
Fraud Investigations Director
Fraud Investigations Manager
Fraud Investigations Specialist I
Fraud Investigations Specialist II (Senior)
Fraud Manager
Fraud Payments Director
Fraud Payments Manager
Fraud Payments Specialist I
Fraud Payments Specialist II (Senior)
Fraud Policy Manager
Fraud Prevention Director
Fraud Prevention Manager
Fraud Prevention Specialist
Fraud Prevention Specialist II (Senior)
Fraud Risk Director
Fraud Risk Manager
Fraud Risk Specialist I
Fraud Risk Specialist II (Senior)
Full charge bookkeeper
Fund Accountant
Funds Transfer Clerk
General accountant
General ledger clerk
Gift Administration Specialist
Gift Assurance Officer
Global Treasury
Government Accountant
Government Auditor
Graduate Trainee
Grants and Contracts Assistant
Grants and Contracts Specialist
Group Accountant
Group Reporting Accountant
Group Treasurer
Head of (Global) Cash
Head of Accounts
Head of Financial Supply Chain
Head of FP&A
Head of Risk
Head of Trading
Head of Treasury and Risk (and Tax and Insurance)
Head of Treasury Control
Head of Treasury Risk Management
HRMS and Payroll
Income tax adjuster
Income tax advisor
Income tax consultant
Income tax expert
Income tax investigator
Income tax specialist
Industrial Accountant
Industrial auditor
Information Technology Audit Manager
Information Technology Auditor
Institutional Fixed Income Sales Trader
Institutional Global Equities Sales Trader
Intermediate accountant
Internal audit project manager
Internal audit supervisor – finances
Internal Auditor
Internal auditor – finances
Internal auditor
Internal Auditor/Manager
Internal auditors supervisor – finances
International Tax
Investigator II (Senior)
Investment Advisor
Investment advisor
Investment Analyst
Investment banker
Investment Sales Manager
Investment Sales Specialist
Investment Specialist
Investor Relations
Investor relations officer
IT Audit
Joint Venture Accountant
Junior Accountant
Junior accountant
Junior Equity Sales Trader
Legal Cashier
Loan Clerk
Loan Officer I
Loan Officer II (Senior)
Loan Officer III (Lead)
Loan Operations Officer
Loan Origination Manager
Loan Processor I
Loan Processor II (Senior)
Loan Processor III (Lead)
Loan Reviewer
Loan Servicing Manager
Loss Mitigation Specialist
Loss Mitigation Supervisor
Machine processing accountant
Management accountant
Management accounting chief
Management Trainee – Banking
Management Accountant
Manager of Treasury
Managerial Accountant
Managing Director
Manufacturing accountant
Market Risk
MD/President of Corporate Treasury Center Inc/Ltd
Merchant Representative
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mortgage Lending Director
Mortgage Loan Closer
Mortgage Loan Closing Manager
Mortgage Loan Officer I
Mortgage Loan Officer II (Senior)
Mortgage Loan Officer III (Lead)
Mortgage Loan Processor I
Mortgage Loan Processor II (Senior)
Mortgage Loan Processor III (Lead)
Mortgage Loan Underwriter
New Accounts Representative I
New Accounts Representative II (Senior)
Officer, financial control
Operations Manager – Banking
Operations Supervisor – Banking
Optical Imaging Manager
Optical Imaging Specialist
Payables clerk
Payment Manager
Payments Analyst
Payroll Clerk I
Payroll Clerk II (Senior)
Payroll clerk
Payroll Coordinator
Payroll Manager
Payroll Services Analyst
Payroll Supervisor
Payroll Supervisors/Managers
Personal Banker
Personal Banking Manager
Personal Financial Advisor I
Personal Financial Advisor II (Senior)
Personal Trust Administrator
Personal Trust Officer I
Personal Trust Officer II (Senior)
Plant accountant
Plant controller
Plant/Manufacturing Controller
Plant/Production Accountant
Portfolio Manager
Portfolio Manager – Equity Funds
Private Accountant
Private accountant
Private Client Banking
Private Equity/Venture Capital
Private Equity Analyst – Paid Internship
Private Equity Associate (Internship)
Production accountant
Production Equity Sales Trader
Project accountant
Project accountant
Project Manager
Proof Operations Supervisor
Proof Operator I
Proof Operator II (Senior)
Property accountant
Public Accountant
Public accountants chief
Public accountants supervisor
Purchase Ledger
Regional Manager
Reinsurance analyst
REO (Real Estate Owned) Manager
Research Analyst
Research Associate
Research Associate Gold & Precious Minerals
Research Coordinator
Research/Returns Clerk
Residential Construction Loan Officer I
Residential Construction Loan Officer II (Senior)
Residential Construction Loan Specialist
Retirement Plans Specialist
Retirement Plans Supervisor
Revenue Cycle Administrator
Revenue Cycle Manager
Revenue Cycle Supervisor
Risk Analyst
Risk Consultant
Risk Management Coordinator
Risk Management Director
Risk Management Specialist
Risk Management Supervisor
Risk Manager
Risk manager
Risk Manager/Director
Rulings officer, taxation
Sales auditor – finances
Sales Ledger
Sales Assistant (Institutional Sales and Trading)
Securities Analyst
Securities Operations
Securities Trader
Senior Accountant
Senior Accountant – Audit
Senior Accountant – Corporate
Senior Accountant – Staff
Senior Accountant – Tax
Senior accountant
Senior accounting analyst
Senior Analyst – Investment Analytics
Senior Auditor
Senior Budget Analyst
Senior Cash Management Analyst
Senior cost accountant
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior General Audit Manager
Senior Gift Assurance Officer
Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist
Senior intern auditor
Senior Strategic Planner
Senior Tax Professionals
Senior Vice President
Settlement Manager
Small Business Banker
SOX Compliance
Specialist I
Specialist II (Senior)
Staff Accountant
Staff Auditor
Staff auditor
Statutory Accountant
Strategic Planner
Strategic Planning and Institutional Analysis Manager
Strategic Program Planning Advisor
Supervisor, accountants
Supervisor, auditors
Supervisor, cost accounting
Supervisor, internal audit – finances
Supervisor, internal auditors – finances
Supervisor, public accountants
SVP/VP Treasury
Systems Acountant
Systems Analyst
Tax Accountant
Tax accountant
Tax adviser
Tax analyst
Tax Associate
Tax auditor
Tax Compliance
Tax consultant
Tax evaluator
Tax examiner
Tax expert
Tax Manager
Tax Specialist
Taxation rulings officer
Technical Accountant
Teller – Vault
Teller I
Teller II (Senior)
Teller III (Lead)
Teller Supervisor
Transaction Services
Traveling auditor
Treasury Accountant
Treasury Analyst
Treasury Analyst/Manager
Treasury Assistant
Treasury Control Manager/Director
Treasury Dealer
Treasury IT or IS Director
Treasury Manager
Treasury Operations Manager/Director
Treasury Systems Manager
Trust Assistant
Trust Investment Officer
Trust New Business Officer
Trust Officer I
Trust Officer II (Senior)
Trust Operations Manager
Vice President
VP Finance
VP Treasury