Why Hire a CGA ?
There are three major accounting credentials valued in Canada. CGA, CMA and CA. Although they are up for merger in future. Talks and negotiations are underway. We will talk about employers benefiting from CGA in this section. If employer is trying to look for someone with auditing experience? Someone who has experience with auditing and strategy? Someone who has strategic background and approach ? Then CGA is the perfect candidate.
CGAs are known as a actual doers. When CGA is hired. They are the ones who have dipped in credits and debits all the time. If a CGA has worked three years on core skills with reconciliation, month end tasks and journal entries. They will be equipped to know base of accounting which will make them comfortable to do more complex analytical job. When accounting is learned from root levels it will make stronger when the approach comes towards different systems including ERP’s , forecasting system , planning work and consolidation tools.
When CGA is hired then employer can assure that they have hired someone who has 2 years of approved, full time experience at financial management and complex accounting level. All CGA’s have a lots of industry ready made experience. Also CGA will only receive there qualification if they have worked on all three persuits. They have worked on junor tasks as well as senior tasks. The main benefit as an employer is that you are hiring candidate with lots of experience and knownledge in acccounting. When CGA is hired. Employer is hiring an accountant’s accountant, technologically sound professional with lot of real industry experience, the one who will have no problem picking the basics of your business.
When CGA is hired. Employer is hiring an accountant’s accountant, technologically sound professional with lot of real industry experience, the one who will have no problem picking the basics of your business.
Benefits of CGA Part 2
In most of the industries with variety of developmental stages, they will need very strong professional they can rely on. This is why many accountants stand on good positions at all the major financial positions in most of the sections of our economy not just in Canada but also worldwide.
An accountant, you are relied on as the main financial tool to the business. This will allow any accountant working to know most of the organization in depth. In return the knowledge gained will make you suitable and well placed for promotions and many more opportunities they might occur in future.
CGA‘s do not just play with mighty numbers. On behalf of the company they take many splendid authoritative positions, co-ordinate in setting up the deals, provide invaluable strategy lookout and lot more.
One of the former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board quoted, “The non-specialist specialist – that is, someone who is enough of a generalist and smart enough to work in a lot of different areas – is going to be a very valuable person.”
There are many surveys done. One of them by Robert Half International concludes that Chairman , CEO’s says that they would recommend any new accountant to those starting their field in accounts. The best one is undoubtedly general accounting.
Benefits of CGA
Taking CGA as a credential puts you a chance to make some serious money. Either you are looking for working in some big shot multinational company or you are willing to run your own business. You necessarily have that talent to make yours a rewarding career any part of the globe. Most importantly you will be free to make your work timing you have always thought of. You can now find time for the things that you were dreaming before.
Best part of being a CGA student is you can start putting the knowledge to work. You do not have to think about choosing between school and work ?. The sparking motivation factor is this 75% of CGA students are happily making 75k and plus. The next best part is the skills you will adept will be applied to work and your work will make you learn more skills. This way you are rewarded right away.