C.A. stands for Chartered Accountant. Job of a C.A. is to see to it that the financial affairs of businesses and companies are in accordance with the laws set by Government authorities. Their tasks include looking into tax affairs, look into financial transactions through auditing, creating necessary reports etc.
To become a C.A., one has to successfully complete Chartered Accountancy course and become a member of ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India).
In case of 12th Commerce passed students, they may start off by applying for CPT (Common Proficiency Test). This test managed by ICAI.
Once CPT is cleared, students have to appear for C.A. Inter course. After completing C.A. Inter exam and doing Information Technology Training Course, one may appear for C.A. Final exam!
After clearing the final exam, one is said to have completed Chartered Accountancy test and become a C.A.! Studying involved in becoming C.A. is tough. But at the same time, the career prospects are exciting!
After becoming a C.A., one may take up positions related to Finance department in Private companies as well as Government Enterprises. After gaining some experience, one may also start working independently, offering consultation services as well as operating as a private auditor who may be hired by companies and businesses!
Important subjects present in Chartered Accountancy program –
- Tax Laws
- Business Laws
- Financial Management
- Business Communication
- Corporate Laws