India various accounting designations

Apr 7, 2020
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Here's a list of accounting designations that'll help you advance your career and accounting business acumen:

1) Certified Public Accountant -
US CPA is a wildly popular and recognized accounting designation in the US and other foreign countries. One of the 55 State Boards of Accountancy in the US provides the CPA certificate. The scope is vast and the content is crisp leading to jobs in various sectors and industries.

2) Chartered Accountant (CA - India) - CA is a renowned course within commerce folks in India. The certificate issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - ICAI, is a 3 level exam spread over 4-5 years on an average that provides a deep understanding of India GAAP and other relevant subjects. The scope is broad in the Indian sub-continent, where professionals also choose to open up their own practice.

3) Certified Management Accountant -
US CMA is a well-known course among the management and cost accounting professionals. The certificate issued by the Institute of Management Accountants - IMA, provides a deep understanding of managerial decision making and cost measuring concepts. It also includes an introduction to fintech subjects helping the professionals be industry and tech-ready.

4) Certified Financial Analyst (CFA - US) - CFA covers a ton of accounting and finance topics including market risks and investment instruments. The certificate is issued by the American CFA Institute. The scope is vastly in finance and hedge industries.

5) Company Secretary (CS - India) - CS course is another course famous among the commerce/accounting professionals in India. The course is built around the objective to have high caliber professionals facilitating good corporate governance.



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55 states in the US. Wow! When did that happen?

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