pooja shanbhagFeb 26, 2013
After 12th commerce pursuing bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance (BAF) is bettter option Is th...
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Ybcounsellor - Dear Pooja,

There is a lot of scope for this course. Accountants are involved in broad range of activities such as quality management, computing costs, financial statements, efficiency gains from new technologies, developing and using information systems to track financial performance, participating in strategies for mergers and acquisitions, tax strategy and health care benefits management.
Finance is a process of providing advice to person or company for money investments and where they can get high returns on investment. They act professionals in this field act as financial planners or stock brokers. Finance management is the backbone of any company whether it is a corporate, a big business houses, or a financial institutions. Financial management provides a number of career options ranging from financial planning to sales. A candidate who specializes in taxation, accounting and auditing is known as a chartered accountant.

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The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree with commerce subjects such as accounts, maths and economics. The duration for this course is 2 years.

Specializations - Some of its specialized fields are: -
- Tax
- Audit
- Financial
- Budget Analysis
- Corporate Finance
- Real Estate Finance
- International Finance
- Management Accounting

Job Prospects :
There are lots of career opportunities in field. It is one of the top career choices made by students in India. A graduate after completion of his/her course can initially join as a trainee or an accountant. Accountants can also seek employment in various sectors such as in government and private sectors, public accounting firms, markets research, budget planning, corporations and consultancies.
Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. Graduate professionals can work as freelancers in this field. They can work separately by taking assignments from small venture for maintaining their accounts on daily or weekly basis. There are lots of job opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries for chartered accountants.

Some job titles: -
Finance Managers
Independent Worker
Financial Advisors
Directors (Finance)
Financial Controllers
Chief Financial Officer
Certified Public Accountant
Chartered Management Accountant

Good Luck!
Feb 27, 2013

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