What is IFRS?

Financial statements / reports form the backbone of Financial Analysis. Imagine a world where every firm had a different reporting format. It would be a nightmare to compare, reconcile and analyze companies, even in the same sector. This…

What is Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) program

Accountancy is the backbone of any financial organization. It helps you determine the financial health of any organization, by compiling the financial transactions into consolidated financial statements. This information is vital for stakeholders…

Details of the CFA program

The CFA (Certified Financial Analyst) program requires rigorous and hard work for clearing the exams. It mainly involves study of financial instruments, portfolio management and equity research. Before taking a plunge in this program, go…

Details of the ACCA program

The ACCA program is a globally recognized accountancy course that gives you an additional edge over regular finance graduates. Following is the curriculum of ACCA - Exams / Subjects: There are 14 exams in 14 subjects covering different…

Career opportunities after CPA

CPAs or candidates pursuing CPA can work in a plethora of roles across different industries and types of firms. Who doesn't need an accountant? Some of the areas where CPAs can be expected to be gainfully employed are: 1) Accounting roles…

Job Profile of a Wealth Manager

A wealth manager performs myriad of roles: investment management, portfolio building, financial advisory services, etc. They need to understand the client’s financial background, his objectives, risk taking capability, requirements, etc.…

A day in the life of a Wealth Manager

Wealth Managers are a part of the world of finance and investing: they need to manage the wealth of their clients by performing advisory functions of investing and planning the finances by understanding the needs of the clients. Since their…

A day in the life of a Risk Manager / Risk Analyst

Risks are coherent in every activity, and businesses are no exception to this. Economic conditions, government regulations, fiscal policies, value of domestic currency, war, natural calamities, you name it, and all the outside environment…

Why should one do a DipIFR?

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) was introduced with the increasing need to have bring uniformity in the accounting standards while preparing the financial statements on a global level. Moreover, many countries including…