You might hire a staff accountant to:

  • Bookkeep your company’s financial activity, recording invoices, payments, profit, and other miscellaneous activities
  • File and prepare tax returns for employees, ensuring that they accurately follow federal regulations

  • Prepare detailed financial reports that give your company an overview of general cash flow

  • Analyze collected data to determine the financial health of your company, while identifying future solutions for better finance management

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong mathematical skills
Relevant accountant certifications, depending on location
Ability to create tax reports
Clear verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of taxes and other financial processes
Experience in audit accounting
Proficiency in accounting and spreadsheet software
Project management skills