Chartered accountants work for big and small firms that offer fee earning advisory and management services to variety of clients and business in the industrial, commercial and non profit sectors. They audit the accounts of these clients and business and can also be involved in specialist areas of financial advice such as tax. Chartered Accounts are also employed in commercial organizations, banks and the private and public sectors.To become a Chartered Accountant you need to be motivated, possess analytical skills, numerical ability, a keen sense of what is going on in the world of business and finance, and personal qualities such as reliability and discretion. You will be required to study business and corporate finance, economics, auditing, taxation, management and information systems.

Chartered Accountancy is a rewarding career and there are excellent prospects for employment in audit firms as well as in local companies, multinationals, and local and foreign banks The profession has stood the test of time, and career opportunities for Chartered Accountants are unfolding as corporations increasingly realize the importance of professional values, ethics and good governance.