A Chartered Accountant is one who has passed the Final Examination and is admitted as an Associate
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India A CA’s domain expertise includes auditing,
direct taxation, GST, accounting and financial planning. The statutory clause for mandatory
appointment of a CA for a Company provides substantial job opportunities to a CA as a Financial
Auditor. This offers ample opportunities for practice or for employment.
COMPANY SECRETARY (CS)
A Company Secretary is one who has passed the Final Examination and is admitted as an Associate
Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. S(he) is the company's named representative
on legal documents and is also an in-house legal expert, a compliance officer of the Company and Chief
advisor to the Board of Directors on best practices in all regulatory compliances of company. Due to
mandatory requirement of appointing whole-time Company Secretary has ample opportunities for
practice or for employment.
COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT (CMA)
Cost and Management Accountant is one who has passed the Final Examination and is admitted as an
Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. A CMA is a multi-faceted professional, a
driving force in all economic activities at top level of management as well as key consultant, auditor and
advisor in practice, Corporate Decision Making, Resource Management, Performance Management,
Financial Reporting & Strategy, Risk Management, Enterprise Governance, Audit assurance, Direct
Taxation, GST, Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility. This offers ample
opportunities for practice or for employment.
ACCA (UK) qualification which is similar to CA qualification awarded by Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India offers competency and skill sets required for career in Accounting and Finance. An
ACCA-qualified accounting professional could rise to the top and occupy positions of responsibilities at
senior finance, accounting and General Management Level. The ACCA (UK) is a well-respected
professional accounting qualification which has global recognition and global employability.