Assistant accountants aid in the day-to-day operations of an accounting department, typically reporting to a senior accountant or production accountant. Specific daily tasks vary based on whether or not an assistant accountant is hired by an individual accountant or an accounting firm.
Assistant Accountant Tasks
Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
Maintain general ledger as needed.
Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.