Chief Accounting Officer (technician) - Salary and Career
Accounting Technicians

Chief Accounting Officer (technician) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out activities related to accounting in companies, government agencies and other public and private institutions. To this end, they constitute and regularize a company, identify documents and information, attend to inspections and provide business consultancy. They perform general accounting, operationalize cost accounting and perform management accounting. They manage the personnel department and carry out asset control.

How much does an Chief Accounting Officer (technician) earn

A Chief Accounting Officer (technician) earns between $1.708 and $14.416 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.919 and a median salary of $3.309 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 837 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Chief Accounting Officer (technician)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.919 59.022 1.230 23
1º Quartile 1.708 20.495 427 8
Median Salary 3.309 39.710 827 16
3º Quartile 10.994 131.932 2.749 52
Higher Salary 14.416 172.993 3.604 69

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • technicians of administrative sciences
        • accounting technicians

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Main workplaces

Accounting Technicians they work in accounting offices, in the accounting departments of agricultural, commercial, industrial and service companies and in government bodies, as statutory, salaried employees or as self-employed (accounting consultant). The work is in person or at a distance, it can be carried out individually without supervision, or in a team, under supervision. Professionals work indoors during the day. The chief accountant and the accountant remain, for long periods, in uncomfortable positions and work under pressure, which can lead to constant stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Accounting Technicians

The exercise of these occupations requires a technical course in accounting (middle level). The full exercise of activities occurs after four years of experience.

Functions and activities of Chief Accounting Officer (technician)

Accounting Technicians must:

  • complete inspection;
  • regularize the company;
  • regularizar empresa;
  • follow inspection;
  • constitute a company;
  • regularize company;
  • proceder business consultancy;
  • manage the personnel department;
  • perform asset control;
  • establishing a company;
  • demonstrate personal competence;
  • perform management accounting;
  • demonstrate personal competencies;
  • perform equity control;
  • identify documents and information;
  • perform general ledger;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • communicate;
  • proceder empresarial consultancy;
  • proceder business consulting;
  • operationalize cost accounting;
  • run general accounting;
  • execute general accounting;
  • perform general accounting;
  • proceder empresarial;

  • Activities

    • calculate interest on equity in formation;
    • advise audit;
    • send documents to be archived;
    • perform general ledger entries;
    • interpret legislation;
    • supervise the work;
    • issue journal, ledger and fiscal books;
    • exhibit objectivity;
    • prepare all books relevant to the company for authentication;
    • work as a team;
    • study changes in labor legislation;
    • inventory labor documentation and legislation;
    • make opening balance;
    • make budget forecast;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • proceed with equity accounting;
    • prepare cash flow;
    • relate operating and non-operating costs;
    • monitor the occupational health medical control program;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • write off fixed assets;
    • analyze account behavior;
    • control the entry of fixed assets;
    • distribute tasks;
    • issue internal memos;
    • monitor the company's final results;
    • accounting taxes;
    • lead work teams;
    • reconcile accounts;
    • check the terms of collective bargaining;
    • finish installment orders;
    • master numerical quantities;
    • generate social charges slips;
    • develop chart of accounts;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • analyze balance sheet accounts;
    • demonstrate discipline;
    • elaborate an article of incorporation;
    • distinguish acts from administrative facts;
    • prepare termination and approval;
    • send newsletters;
    • restructure chart of accounts;
    • classify tax documents;
    • use means and vehicles of communication;
    • take inventory;
    • code accounting documents;
    • request documentation for admission;
    • use work tools correctly;
    • provide subsidies to company administrators;
    • forward the documents to the competent sectors;
    • create cost report;
    • show cost incurred and/or budgeted;
    • account budgeted or incurred cost;
    • look good;
    • determine the result of the sale;
    • deliver courses and lectures;
    • visit the customer regularly;
    • compute the payroll of employees, employers and third parties;
    • implement a job and salary plan;
    • fulfill ancillary tax obligations;
    • prepare the social balance;
    • providing consultancy in the incorporation of the company;
    • demonstrate security;
    • diagnose the company's problems;
    • contact the competent bodies;
    • mastering computer skills;
    • examine tax documents and legislation;
    • delegate competence;
    • analyze corporate documentation;
    • reorganize accounting;
    • make trial balances;
    • forward the articles of incorporation to the file at the commercial registry and/or registry office;
    • demonstrate professional attitude;
    • apply the legislation relating to the purpose of the company;
    • extinguish companies;
    • fit the company into the activity;
    • keep up to date;
    • reason logically;
    • perform comparative analyses;
    • correct assets;
    • advise the development of accounting software ;
    • change the articles of incorporation;
    • redo ancillary tax obligations;
    • register the company with the competent public bodies;
    • solve administrative problems;
    • manage the employee's social benefits;
    • form accounting parts of companies;
    • eliminate documents from the archive after legal deadline;
    • amortize the expenses and costs incurred;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • control vacation;
    • analyze behavior of accounts;
    • revaluate assets;
    • write the actual profit calculation book (lalur);
    • depreciate assets;
    • define cost center;
    • provide administrative defense;
    • recalculate taxes;
    • study the accounting documentation;
    • transparent objectivity;
    • compile accounting information;
    • make documents and books available;
    • perform tax planning;
    • provide clarification;
    • update accounting;
    • reply to customer inquiry;
    • prepare reports;
    • inventory assets;
    • perform an employment contract;
    • identify managerial and administrative cost;

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