As an accountant, all you have to do is a specialization in the maths subject. You will have to deal reviewing and analyzing the financial information of client companies for auditing, taxpaying, or advisory purposes. Colleges and universities provide accounts education for the students. People can also join coaching classes to be an accountant. This field has numerous job opportunities and scope in many multinational organizations. Many different professions have been established in India. The institute of chartered accountants of India (ICAI) has opened number of accounting institutes for the students. The pay scale as an accountant is also very high.
The eligibility criterion to become a CA is to purse 10+2 education in the stream of commerce. Students taking science and arts field can also opt for this profession. But, it will be very easy to pursue this profession in the commerce stream. There are various exams conducted such as:- CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT CAREER COMMON PROFICIENCY TEST(CPT), INTEGRATED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE COURSE, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT CAREER FINAL, ARTICLESHIP FOR CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT CAREER.
Appearing for these tests along with joining some certified courses will also be very helpful. Giving entrance exams after 12th will be very helpful. These exams help an individual to achieve the desired targets.
They are mainly required in the areas of :- An in-house legal expert; a compliance officer of the Company, An expert in corporate laws, Chief advisor to the board of directors on best practices in corporate governance, securities laws & capital market and corporate governance, Responsible for all regulatory compliances of company, Secretarial/ Compliance Audit and certification Services, Finance & Accounting Services, Corporate planner and strategic manager, Taxation Services, Arbitration & Conciliation Services and Representation Services.
The starting salaries for freshers starts from Rs 12000 onwards. A CA can also earn the salary in between Rs 30,000-45,000.