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    Posted: 15 Jan 2010 at 12:45am
I OPEN THIS FORUM FOR ALL THE PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS LIKE
 
Management Accountants (CMA,ACMA,FCMA,CIMA)
Chartered Accountants (CA, CPA, ICWA, CGA)
Accountants (ACCA,CAT,APA)
 
to share their DEGREES RECOGNISION in canada or alternative ways to recognize themselves
their plan for settle in CANADA..
the Strategy for job hunt in their particular area...
 
who apply under NOC 0111, NOC 1111
 
ALL PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS ARE WELLCOME
 
 


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we can make a good friend circle, which can be helpful for all of us to settle down in Canada............

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hi did you apply for immig? Just wanted to know the scope for ICWAIs in Canada
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yes i already applied...
and for the answer ur second question..i am still in search of scope of CMA in Canada...
thats y i open this forum to discuss and solve...
if u have any info just share for others and comments..
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hi did you apply for immig? Just wanted to know the scope for ICWAIs in Canada
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1111 Financial Auditors and Accountants

Financial auditors examine and analyze the accounting and financial records of individuals and establishments to ensure accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards and procedures. Accountants plan, organize and administer accounting systems for individuals and establishments. Articling students in accounting firms are included in this unit group. Financial auditors and accountants are employed by auditing and accounting firms throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Example Titles

accountant
certified general accountant (CGA)
certified management accountant (CMA)
chartered accountant (CA)
chief accountant
financial auditor
income tax expert
industrial accountant
internal auditor

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Main duties

Financial auditors perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Examine and analyze journal and ledger entries, bank statements, inventories, expenditures, tax returns and other accounting and financial records, documents and systems of an individual, department, company or other establishment to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards, procedures and internal controls
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings and make recommendations to improve individual or establishment's accounting and management practices
  • Conduct field audits of businesses to ensure compliance with provisions of the Income Tax Act, Canadian Business Corporations Act or other statutory requirements
  • May supervise other auditors or professionals in charge of accounting within client's establishment.
Accountants perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, set up and administer accounting systems and prepare financial information for an individual, department, company or other establishment
  • Examine accounting records and prepare financial statements and reports
  • Develop and maintain cost finding, reporting and internal control procedures
  • Examine financial accounts and records and prepare income tax returns from accounting records
  • Analyze financial statements and reports and provide financial, business and tax advice
  • May act as a trustee in bankruptcy proceedings
  • May supervise and train articling students, other accountants or administrative technicians.

Employment requirements

  • Chartered accountants require a university degree
    and
    Completion of a professional training program approved by a provincial institute of chartered accountants and, depending on the province, either two years or 30 months of on-the-job training
    and
    Membership in a provincial Institute of Chartered Accountants upon successful completion of the Uniform Evaluation (UFE).
  • Certified general accountants and certified management accountants require a university degree
    and
    Completion of a training program approved by the Society of Certified General Accountants or Society of Management Accountants and several years of on-the-job training
    and
    Certification by the Certified General Accountants Association or the Society of Management Accountants.
  • Auditors require education, training and recognition as indicated for chartered accountants, certified general accountants or certified management accountants
    and
    Some experience as an accountant.
  • Auditors may require recognition by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • To act as a trustee in bankruptcy proceedings, auditors and accountants must hold a licence as a trustee in bankruptcy.
  • Licensing by the provincial or territorial governing body is usually required for accountants and auditors practising public accounting.

Additional information

  • There is limited mobility among the three professional accounting designations (CA, CGA and CMA).
  • Progression to auditing or accounting management positions is possible with experience.

Classified elsewhere

  • Bookkeepers (1231)
  • Financial Managers (0111)
  • Program or other non-financial auditors (in 416 Policy and Program Officers, Researchers and Consultants )
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0111 Financial Managers

Financial managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of financial and accounting departments. They develop and implement the financial policies and systems of establishments. Financial managers establish performance standards and prepare various financial reports for senior management. They are employed in financial and accounting departments in companies throughout the private sector and in government.

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controller
director – financial services
director of accounting
finance director
financial administrator
manager, financial control
manager, financial planning and analysis
manager, internal audit services
treasurer

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Main duties

Financial managers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of an accounting, audit or other financial department
  • Develop and implement the financial policies, systems and procedures of an establishment
  • Prepare or co-ordinate the preparation of financial statements, summaries, and other cost-benefit analyses and financial management reports
  • Co-ordinate the financial planning and budget process, and analyze and correct estimates
  • Supervise the development and implementation of financial simulation models
  • Evaluate financial reporting systems, accounting procedures and investment activities and make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets and other financial control functions to senior managers and other department or regional managers
  • Recruit, organize, train and manage staff
  • Act as liaison between the organization and its shareholders, the investing public and external financial analysts
  • Establish profitability standards for investment activities and handle mergers and/or acquisitions
  • Notify and report to senior management concerning any trends that are critical to the organization's financial performance.

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, commerce or a related field is required.
  • Accounting and audit managers may require a recognized accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA).
  • A master's degree in business administration (concentration in finance), or another master's level management program may be required.
  • Several years of experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial planning and analysis or other financial activities are required.

Additional information

  • Progression to senior management positions, such as vice-president of finance, is possible with experience.

Classified elsewhere

  • Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers (0122)
  • Managers of accounting and auditing firms (in 0123 Other Business Services Managers )
  • Senior Managers - Financial, Communications and Other Business Services (0013)
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Hi, HRSDc website for NOC 1111 says "Articling students in accounting firms are included in this unit group"

Does this mean that students in chartered accountancy firm are eligible to apply and their time spent in CA firm will be counted as experience?
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faisal,
while i have no experiance of articles...but while discussing with different forum members... most have the view that it is included in work experience...
some other plz also comments..
 
Originally posted by faisal892 faisal892 wrote:

Hi, HRSDc website for NOC 1111 says "Articling students in accounting firms are included in this unit group"

Does this mean that students in chartered accountancy firm are eligible to apply and their time spent in CA firm will be counted as experience?
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Originally posted by imran01 imran01 wrote:

faisal,

while i have no experiance of articles...but while discussing with different forum members... most have the view that it is included in work experience...

some other plz also comments..

 

Originally posted by faisal892 faisal892 wrote:

Hi, HRSDc website for NOC 1111 says "Articling students in accounting firms are included in this unit group" Does this mean that students in chartered accountancy firm are eligible to apply and their time spent in CA firm will be counted as experience?


Kindly if other members who have any information about the given situation could comment. My decision to apply or not is dependent on this experience.

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Great. I am also a professional involved in financial sector since last 10 years. Lets make a circle and share all information related with finance. I have recently applied for PR. Waiting file number. 
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