While the most prestigious career options in accountancy are that of a Chartered accountant and Cost Accountant, one can also take up several other courses offered in Accountancy.
Courses offered include Certificate Course in Financial Accounting, Certificate Program in Accounting & Taxation, Diploma in Financial Accounting and Master Diploma in Financial Accounting etc.
Subjects taught during such courses include accounts, business law, book keeping and taxation. Students are also taught how to work with accounting softwares. A candidate can also choose to specialize in any one particular field of accounting like Cost accounting, Business Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Accounting etc.
Accounts need to be prepared by every organization in a country and this is one department for which companies hire only well educated and trained professionals, hence there are ample openings for accounts professionals across the country. Employment options exist in all industries like Banking, Finance, Manufacturing, Insurance, and Export and so on. One can join an organization as Accountant, auditor, financial analyst, payroll manager, cashier, tax advisor or MIS executive etc.
Some of the Institutes that offer courses in accountancy are: