No CA, No Problem : You can still be a CFO

Till the last decade, CFOs (Chief Financial Officer) across organizations were involved only in the financial functions of the organization in the narrowest definition of the phrase. In such scenarios it was not surprising to see that a…

Business Analytics: A Must Know Skill for Young Professionals

  Raghu was discussing with his friend Feroz about his startup venture and how he was progressing in it. He wanted Feroz to give some insights that would be helpful in his startup. That is when Feroz suggested him to hire a data…

How CIMA can help you in your Business

As a budding entrepreneur, Shalini always wanted to follow the footsteps of her father, but wanted to run the business in her own way. Shalini was a finance professional with big dreams blooming in her mind. However, as a shrewd entrepreneur,…

5 reasons why Chartered Accountants should learn Financial Modelling

Veena had recently passed her Chartered Accountancy exam. She was in seventh heaven and was eager to meet her colleagues in office. Happily radiating with the congratulatory wishes showered on her, she felt as if a big mountain was surmounted.Her…

How CIMA is different from MBA Finance?

Priya was aspiring for a successful career in the finance sector. Most of her acquaintances suggested her to take up an MBA in Finance, however, she wished to explore other options too and was keen on making the most of her time and effort.…

Excel shortcuts that reduce work in half

  If you are financial analyst/financial modeler and spend a huge time amount of time around excel spreadsheets, learning excel shortcuts will prove to be invaluable. It will help you to be much more productive and also put less…

How to prepare for CFA exam

If you are planning to take the Chartered financial analyst (CFA) exam, you would have already heard how tough these exams are. The last ten year (2006-2015) average pass rates for various levels is Level 1: 39%, Level 2: 43% and Level 3:…

Why investment banks are hiring CFAs rather than MBAs

  If you’re considering a career in investments or investment banking, one of the biggest questions which comes to any aspiring candidate, is whether to pursue a Chartered Financial analyst (CFA) or do a full time MBA from any…

Different roles of CIMA professionals

Still not decided what you want to do? Why don’t you take up an internship to get a better idea? Hearing these types of endless queries and advice from relatives and friends since graduation has made Rahul rather edgy; and desperate to…