How do you pursue a Career in Accountancy?

I find a Career in Accountancy very interesting. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Accountancy, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Accountancy. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Accountancy, when I came across:

Kamal Kishore's take!

Kamal Kishore is an experienced professional with 29 years & 9 months in Accountancy. Kamal Kishore has worked in Accountancy as Head, Accounts Department in Summer Valley School. In Kamal Kishore's own words, this is how Kamal Kishore got into Accountancy: "I did B Com and M Com from DAV College, Dehradun. I joined Doon Valley Pipes Ltd as an accounts officer and in 1997 I switched to Summer Valley School, Dehradun. I am Head of Accounts Department." I wanted to know more about Kamal Kishore and found this profile:

Career Video on Accountancy

In a video, Kamal Kishore has talked about various aspects of a Career in Accountancy. Kamal Kishore started by explaining Accountancy as: "Accountancy is the practice of recording,classifying,and reporting on business transactions for a business. It provides feedback to management regarding the financial results and status of an organization." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Accountancy is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Accountancy. Kamal Kishore touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Accountancy
  • Mathematics
  • Taxation
  • Banking
  • Software Knowledge
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Kamal Kishore then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Accountancy:
  • Regular Updation of Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Situation Handling
  • Leadership
  • Decision Making
There are great positives of this Career.
Kamal Kishore believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Accountancy:
  • Respectable Job
  • Smooth Life
  • Monetary Potential
  • Wide Scope
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Kamal Kishore believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Accountancy:
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Change in Economic & Financial Polices

In the final section of the video Kamal Kishore talks about How a day goes in a Career in Accountancy. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Accountancy, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This disposition on a Career in Accountancy was just the starting point of my research on LifePage. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 I think LifePage is doing an amazing job of connecting real professionals with Career seekers. It is truly an amazing innovation in the area of Career Counseling. You can learn more about LifePage on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

Information about other Career Options

There are innumerable Career options in the world and these are definitely worth exploring:

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