What thinks I need to learn during my college to become a successful Chartered Accountant?

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RE: What thinks I need to learn during my college to become a successful Chartered Accountant?

Jyoti B Dhingra
Jyoti B Dhingra
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Career Consultant at Sun Productivity Inc
  • Mumbai


Chartered accounting is a profession in which a person working as a CA works in areas related to audit work, tax device and finance management of any business oriented organisation.Only few of the CA's enter the public sector while rest work in private sector field with some of them being appointed by the government authorities.

During their course they need to learn a number of things which are very important for their career-

1) Article ship for 3 and a half years,where you can learn a lot of things which you read in college.All the skills required to get a good job will come from this.
2) Proficiency in MS excel, MS word, MS power point ,Practical knowledge of ERP's
3) Planning the audit .Practical implication of various interpretations under various Iaws .

In addition to academic requirement you need to show evidence of the following-

1) General business interest and awareness .
2) Self motivation and commitment,in order to combine working with studying.
3) Communication and inter personal skills.
4) A methodical approach
5) IT proficiency
6)Strong analytical and problem solving skills
8)Leadership qualities and effective team working skills
9) Motivation and initiative
10) Integrity and trust worthiness

Along with the above skills they also need to be having good listening qualities .Listening to clients or employees with patience is very important with out interrupting in between.They need to be very understanding. Should be able to empathyse with people and avoid getting in to the negatives. They should be democratic in their actions.

Hope my answer will give you the complete insight about the subject.


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