You might hire an accounting professional to:

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the company
  • Prepare and organize budgets, records, and other financial documents

  • Manage and resolve accounting discrepancies

  • Suggest thoughtful, scalable approaches to reducing costs that streamline processes and improve margins

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Proficient with standard invoicing, billing systems — and spreadsheet technology
Previous experience in finance or a similar accounting position
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Understanding of standard accounting and bookkeeping principles along with current practices
Capable of working independently and as part of a team
Integrity and professionalism in handling confidential financial material
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to understand and analyze financial data