The Ideal Accounting Department

The Ideal Accounting Department

What should your ideal accounting department look like? It’s a common question among businesses. It’s important to know proper roles and responsibilities along with how to best structure it. When it comes to accounting, a multi-layer structure is critical for achieving internal controls and for producing accurate and timely financials to run your business.

Roles & Responsibilities

Staff Accountant

The Day-to-Day

Accounting Manager

The Tactician


The Storyteller

Chief Financial Officer

The Strategic Coach

A Team Approach

Checks and balances

Internal Hires

Be intentional

Expectations of Your Department

Align for success


Related TGG Resources

To learn more on this topic and others, read the following articles:
The Ideal Accounting Department
Accounting 101
Quiz: Financial Assessment For Your Business