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Chartered Accountant Career

Career in Chartered Accountant

Chartered Accountant Career

Career as Chartered Accountant With rapid growth in fields of finance & accounts, A chartered accountant is the most renowned career option in the field. Calling it the most prestigious career option won’t be incorrect.

A Chartered Accountant Career in India has long been a prestigious, dynamic, challenging and pretty rewarding career option. With the enactment of Chartered accountants act, A course in chartered accountancy was brought into existence in India in the year 1949. The institute of Chartered accountants of India was formed the same year.

Chartered Accountant Career Job Profile

A Chartered Accountant specializes in accounting, taxation and auditing. A chartered accountant these days also undertakes management and corporate matters. Today, Even smaller businesses  require a chartered accountant. One needs to pass the final examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (I C A I) to be accepted as a member of the institute.

Areas of Specialization include

  • Accounting.
  • Planning and Management.
  • Auditing.
  • Taxation.
  • Computerization.
  • Legal advice.
  • Costing.
  • Financial Management.

Skills / Personality Required

A chartered accountant needs to inhabit the following skills

  • Ability to work accurately.
  • One needs to have intelligence, integrity, determination.
  • Should be able to make good judgement’s.
  • Excellent business acumen.
  • Must be Good with numbers i.e Good in Mathematics.

Chartered Accountant Career Pay Scale

The Average Pay scale offered by the campus placement program conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants (I C A I) in 2013 was about 736,000 I NR per annul. The highest pay offered in the program was about 24,00,000 I NR per annul. Chartered accountants have long been known to command hefty pay cheques and their significance and services offered makes them eligible to command such pay scales.

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