One’s choices today, decide the opportunities they receive in the future. This is especially true when it comes to students choosing their stream of studying. We are sure while you’re waiting for your XIIth exams, you’d want to know what possibilities you can create for your future. So choose accordingly which stream of studying you want to opt. Here’s a peek into what opportunities Chartered Accountancy can offer to you in the future.
CA is an independent professional degree. It provides lucrative job opportunities for one to work not only independently but also in an organization. Here are a few of the career choices a fresh CA graduate can look forward to getting.
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CA is needed in every company
Would any company run successfully without knowing its expenses, incomes or its financial position.? Here’s when a CA’s expertise is highly valuable – literally in every business. Chartered Accountants firm, Capital market services, Consultancy companies, Large organizations, Financial companies, and so many more, a well-qualified CA is required for every industry.
The profession grows forever
Accounting is one field that cannot be outsourced or put away easily. Whether in big organizations, small scale businesses or employees/individuals. As long as these exist and grow, the opportunities for a CA will multiply.
CA can choose independent practice
If you don’t foresee yourself as an employee in a firm, here’s something you must know about CA – it offers you the option of independent practice. To begin an independent practice you need a membership to the ICAI and certificate of Practice (COP). Once you have the membership & COP, you can have your own start-up and make your clients on the basis of merit.
Do you dream of working globally? Then CA can provide you opportunities to fulfill that dream. ICAI has tied-up with its Canadian, Singapore and Irish counterparts. It permits Indian professionals to work on various assignments in these nations. Once you’re qualified and have earned good work experience, you can apply to work there.
Not limited to just accounting
If you’re a multi-tasker, then CA can offer you the option to play multiple roles. Apart from accounting and finance department, CAs also play an important role in planning and financial strategies, governing pension, funds and long-term investments. And also in controlling the prospective investments, unification or takeover, planning syllabuses for share issues, etc.
The country needs more CAs
In India, the number of CAs is far less than required. Thus, it’s always an opportune platform for you. With many CA firms crowding the metro cities, you can look forward to ample job opportunities in the future.
“I need an MBA for running a business, but a CA to teach them how to run a business.” – Ratan Tata.
Need we say more about how important a Chartered Accountant is to a company? The greatest leaders of all time have recognized and appreciated the value of this profession. Right from Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Tax Management or Auditing and more, you could say CA is the blood-line of an organization.