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Accounting/ Tax Advisor

Accounting is not bound to only preparing tax returns. It comprises of meeting the requirements of an organization or company. In today’s world correct financial planning is the key element of any successful business whereas tax advisors works for tax preparation firm serving clients or organization other than that tax advisors work in various diverse roles. Tax advisors can pursue a variety of specialities.

Career Options

  • - Chartered accountant - Company secretary - Forensic accountant - Stockbroker

Educational Qualifications

  • - 2.1 Degree - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

Personal Skills

  • - Organization skills - Communication - Leadership - Interpretation - Calm Negotiation - Awareness of up to date information - Ability to meet deadlines

Courses to be pursued

  • - Financial Modelling - International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) - Chartered Financial Planner - Chartered Wealth Manager (CWM) - Chartered Accountant - Company Secretary - ICWA

Top Colleges

  • Loyola College Address: Sterling Road, Near Nungambakkam Railway Station, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 60003
  • Phone: 91-44-28178200 Website: http://www.loyolacollege.edu/
  • St. Xavier’s College Address: St. Xavier's College 30 Mother Teresa Sarani Kolkata 700016 Phone: 033 2255 1171 Website: https://www.collegesearch.in/colleges/st-xaviers-college-ahmedabad

Working Conditions

Mostly accountants work in a typical office environment but self-employed accountants are able to do most of their work at home. Accountants employed by public accounting firms and government agencies may have to travel often for performing Audits at branches. The accountants usually work for 40 hour per week. For tax advisors working hours may vary but usually meet the standard nine to five timetable.

Top Companies

  • Neeraj Bhagat and Co. Address: S-13, St. Soldier Tower, PVR Cinema Complex, Vikas Puri, Delhi - 110018 Phone: 91-9810158561 Website: https://neerajbhagat.com/
  • ASC Group India Address: 73, National Park, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi 110024 Phone: 011 4172 9056 Website: http://www.ascgroup.in/

Successful Persons

Naina Lal Kidwai

Naina Lal Kidwai is an Indian Banker, a Chartered Accountant and also a Business Executive. Earlier, she held the position Group General Manager and the Country Head of HSBC and also is former President of FICCI. Currently she is working as the Chairman of Max Financial Services Ltd.

T.N. Manoharan

T.N. Manoharan is a Chartered Accountant and also the former president of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. He is also the Founding Partner, Manohar Chowdhry & Associates.

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