Management accounting is a specific piece of the accounting world that focuses on delivering financial information in a way that helps the managerial staff of a company make decisions. A management accountant must not only be an expert in accounting, but they also must be able to present the data in a practical way that addresses management's challenges.
Management Accountant Tasks
Monitor preparation of financial records, statements and reports.
Oversee day-to-day accounting operation activities; manage accountant staff and give technical direction.
Ensure internal policies and procedures are followed, as well as state and federal regulations.