1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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ACCOUNTANTS, AUDITORS AND CORPORATE TREASURERS plan and provide accounting, auditing and treasury systems and services to individuals and enterprises.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Accountants, Auditors and Corporate Treasurers typically include collecting, analysing and interpreting information on the financial standing, cost structures and trading effectiveness of organisations; devising, re-organising and establishing budgetary cost control and other accounting systems including computer-based systems; conducting audits and investigations and preparing financial statements and reports for management, shareholders, statutory and other bodies; controlling treasury and treasury systems and establishing and reviewing risk management objectives and treasury policies.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
            2211 Accountants
            2212 Auditors
            2213 Corporate Treasurers

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