General accountants gather and analyze financial records and documentation for a variety of purposes, including writing financial reports, compiling profit statements, filling out tax returns, and making budgets. General accountants are typically either self-employed or work for accounting firms with which businesses contract.
General Accountant Tasks
Analyze and monitor financial data of revenue and expenditures, compare to budget limits, trends, and report findings.
Develop and maintain budget control policies and procedures within an organization.
Create budget forecasts, and prepare financial budgets based on findings.