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Accountant (m/f)
German: Bilanzbuchhalter/-in

Fields of work

Certified accountants find employment at companies within virtually all branches of trade and industry. They work for industrial and commercial companies, larger craft trade companies, companies operating in the service sector, lobbying companies, associations and organisations.


Professional experience

Certified accountants identify key business indicators from company and operating accounting systems to serve as the basis for business decisions and advise executive management in accordance with economic considerations.



The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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