Have you always been interested in numbers and finance but are wondering how that can be transferred into a career? Or have you been working in accounting and want to prove that you are qualified for your role?
Accountancy is a multi-faceted profession consisting of different areas and different levels across all industries. Accountants are not only found in accounting firms, they are an essential function of almost any business, trusted with balancing the accounts and ensuring that a company's finances are sound. The many branches of accountancy, such as financial, management and taxation, developed in response to the diverse needs of its users and show the breadth of the industry. Find out more about the careers of Chartered Accountant of Singapore (CA (Singapore)) at our Career Profiles page.
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The accounting industry is also a dynamic one, especially here in Singapore as we transform ourselves into a leading global accountancy hub. The landscape is always evolving with new updates and standards, meaning that there’s always something new to learn. Refer to the Career Support page for information on professional development opportunities as an accountant.
There have been significant global structural shifts and the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) recommended seven key strategies to address the challenges and opportunities of economic disruption today. For accounting professionals who are already facing an increasingly complex business environment, ISCA is playing its part as the national accountancy body to help develop a strong core of members who are capable of navigating and thriving in today’s complicated business setting.
From the Institute’s intensifying presence in the ASEAN region to refreshed Continuing Professional Education (CPE) offerings such as more sophisticated learning methods and webinars, the accountancy profession needs to continuously re-skill and upgrade their skills to foster a culture of lifelong learning. The ultimate goal is to enhance the profession and help strengthen the infrastructure of the accountancy sector while supporting members in various ways. Find out how the Institute continues to advance members’ competencies and professional standings locally, regionally and globally.
If you have been inspired to be a Chartered Accountant of Singapore, find out how to join as an ISCA member at our Pathway to be a CA (Singapore) page.