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    akash609a
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    Is CFA good with CS?

    hii all
    i have registered myself in CS n wanted to do CFA also should i go fr CFA or not ??
    Regards
    Aakash





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    schecter
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    Re: Is CFA good with CS?

    Dear friend,

    yes you should go for CFA after cs.

    Charted financial accountant:

    Introduction

    • The economic liberalisation has brought drastic changes in the corporate environment.
    • Specialization has become, the need of the hour. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) though is a relatively new field, it has assumed significant importance in the changing business scenario.
    • Their work primarily focuses on the financial analysis. To meet the changing requirements of the financial sector, CFA programme has been designed and conducted by various Institutes.
    • The programme is more of a practitioner's course. It imparts trainning in the fields of corporate finance, investment management and financial services.
    • The programme is better suited for executives who want t
    o enhance their skills in the field of finance.



    Nature of Work
    The CFA programme imparts enough knowledge and expertise in the finance fields and those having undergone this programme have an edge over others.

    The areas of work for CFAs are as follows.

    CORPORATE FINANCE:
    Necessary technical skills and knowledge imparted in the CFA programme in fields of corporate finance, like
    Indian Financial System,
    Financial Accounting,
    Management Accounting,
    Financial Management,
    Advanceed Financial Management,
    International Management adds to the advantage of CFAs in disposing of their duties and responsibilities.

    INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT:
    Investment management is an analytical subject.
    To manage investments, requires thorough knowledge of the subject.

    The CFA programme takes care of all these needs and covers important aspects of the subject including,
    Economics,
    Quantitative Techniques,
    Economic Legislations for the Securities Industry and Security Evaluation Techniques.

    FINANCIAL SERVICES:
    The CFA programme being a specialization programme in finance helps CFAs to foray into financial services like
    Leasing,
    Hire Purchasing,
    Project Planning,
    Issue Management,
    Credit Rating,
    Venture Capital etc.



    Career Prospects:

    The openings available to CFA degree holders are in
    Banking,
    Insurance,
    Corporate Sectors and Finance,
    Leasing Companies.

    government organisations:
    Railways,
    Reserve Bank of India and

    Financial Institution:
    ICICI,
    IDBI,
    IFCI and
    UTI have given due recognition to the CFA programme.

    Most ICFAI graduates receive offers for challengimg professional positions with attractive emoluments.

    The career prospects are as bright as of any other in the field of finance.
    Fresh graduates with a degree from ICFAI generally start as executive trainees in the financial sector.
    After gaining experience, they can even go on to, head their departments


    Salary: starting salary is about 2 lakhs per month.

    Good luck.




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    Re: Is CFA good with CS?

    Thank u for your answer..!! I respect your answer, but my question is still same should it is good to go with CFA after my CS bcz these two both are different fields
    CS is what which is related to laws and ethics of the co. n CFA is related to financial analysis means to analyise figures and facts.
    plzz do let me know n help me by giving ur suggestions..!!!
    Regards
    Aakash

  5. #4
    Unregistered

    Re: Is CFA good with CS?

    Hi Aakash,
    Agreed CS deals with laws n compliance and CFA with finance but, being only CS cannot suffice corporate need. So to have better prospect in hand I think indulging for CFA/CFS course will be a good option.

    Regards,
    Kanchan

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    Unregistered

    Re: Is CFA good with CS?

    Sir, Plz tell me can I do CFA after CS for gud annual package????? Or I should do CA CFA....
    Reply soon....

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