Asma Sultana

What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Chartered Accountant?

I want more clarity on this

by Asma Sultana
2 answers
| Share :

2 answers

RE: What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Chartered Accountant?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Confidential
  • Chandigarh

In any commercial organization finance is one of the most important functional area and Chartered accountant plays a vital role in it. CA has been one of the most admired , respected and a well paying profession amongst the various other options in the commerce field. A CA is a person who becomes a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India after passing the final examination of institute. Chartered accountants are mainly responsible for financial health of a company.

To excel in this profession one should be really good with numbers and have an analyitcal mind to interpret facts and figures. He must have logical and methodical approach. As their work involves discussing finanacial matters wih alot of people and sometimes with people who don't have background in finance , they should be able to express themseloves clearly. This makes it must to have thorough understanding of the subject with good verbal and written communication skills. Their work is usually exhausting especially during closing of financial year therfore they should have long sitting capacity, both mental and physical agility to handle such time.

RE: What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Chartered Accountant?

Mayank Chopra
Mayank Chopra
Verified Career Expert
Chartered Accountant in a leading firm
  • Delhi

If you are pursuing CA, then you must be aware of doing articleship (training) for 3 & a half years. The best part of doing CA is its articleship where a student can learn a lot of things which he/she has only read in books during his school/college days. If you do the articleship properly & from a decent CA firm, yo will inculcate all the desired skills which are required to become a good CA & to get a god job.

Following are the skills which are required to get a good job as a CA:

1) Thorough with technical knowledge of various laws

2) Practicle implication of various interpretations under various laws

3) Ability to explian the client about the Do's & Don'ts. Also the consequences of non-compliances

4) Confidentiality of information

5) Independence that is free from any interest

6) Planning the audit

7) Skills to report the financial statement in the best manner


1) Profecient with MS excel, MS word, MS powerpoint

2) Practicle knowledge of ERP's

3) Good communication skills

Read SA 200 (AAS 1) issued by ICAI for deeply understanding the responsibilities of a CA & skills required for fulfilling those responsibilities.

CA Mayank Chopra

In order to post replies to the question: "What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Chartered Accountant?"

Post Reply


I did B.E. from Mechanical, but I don't like it Im more into computer related things, what to do?

Completed it in 2014 and haven't done any job yet, how can I find a job in software field.. provided that I don't have time and money to study more&nb .. read more

Procedure to do PGDBO while doing final year B.Com? Fee structure of it?

Hello Manoj, The program you mentioned, i.e. PGDBO is an exclusive career program for the ICICI Bank and it is conducted by IFBI (Institute of Finance .. read more

Procedure to get admission for Integrated M.Sc course in SVNIT, Surat?

Hello Mayank, The SVNIT, Surat (Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat) has started the 5 Year – Integrated M.Sc. Degree Cou .. read more

Procedure to get admission for MCA from MIT Pune being a candidate of pursuing final year B.Sc? Minimum percentage required in UG for this?

Hi, Yes, you can take admission there in MIT for MCA-Master of Computer Application as the MIT has been conducting this course in their MIT-SOM (MIT S .. read more
Most Popular

Sir main Pmt ke liye preparation kar raha mujhe last revesion kaise karna chahiye?

<a href=; DU LLB 2017</a> <a href=> Punjab BA LLB Exam 2017</a> <a href=http://www.e .. read more

What are the main work and responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager?

Human Resource Manager is responsible  for looking after the entire spectrum of HR activities including manpower planning, recruitment , training .. read more

I am a commerce graduate and confused between various options like cfa, mba, and job. What should I choose?

M.Com should be on last priority. The best option would be to continue with EY, and prepare for CAT simultaneously. The work ex will help you in getti .. read more

What to do after professional ?? confused betwen mba .. nd civil services

Hi, Suprit The following link gives you details of the syllabus for the Civil Services exam. . You will know how to go about preparing for the same ye .. read more