The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the regulator, educator and standard setter of the profession in India organized a one-day CFOs event on 31st August, in Mumbai. As part of the event, an exclusive job portal for the CA community was also launched.
The new portal will, go live from 1st September onwards and help chartered accountants, as well as hiring organizations, give a more robust and safe platform for the whole hiring process and experience.
The event saw the gathering of CFOs from top corporates houses in the country and deliberated and brainstormed on vibrant and relevant topics along with the latest developments and challenges faced by the profession.
The forum featured brainstorming and deliberations on vibrant and relevant topics such as “Increasingly CFO is seen next only to CEO” and “Role of CFO in VUCA world”. Panellists included high profile eminent personalities from the industry like, CA. Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman & CEO, HDFC, CA. Ullas Kamath, Jt. MD, Jyothy Laboratories, CA. Vimal Kejriwal, MD & CEO, RPG Group, CA. Vikas Khemani, President & CEO, Edelweiss Securities Ltd., CA. Ramesh Swaminathan, CFO & Whole Time Director, Lupin Ltd. CA, B.R. Jaju, CFO, D B Power Ltd., CA. Nagesh Pinge, Independent Director, Over 500 CFOs from the industry attended the event.
The CFO forum is an important event in our calendar, which helps us gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing our profession and where we chalk out the way forward” said CA. Dhiraj Kumar Khandelwal, Chairman, CMI&B, ICAI.
Committee also handed over the keys to the Start-ups of the members of the institute during the event and providing them basic infrastructure facility at INCUBATION CENTRE, ICAI Bhawan, BKC, Mumbai and releasing few publications on GST and Awards Brochures.
About ICAI- ICAI is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 for regulating the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. ICAI is the second largest accounting body in the world.
During its more than 68 years of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for maintaining highest standards in technical, ethical areas and for sustaining stringent examination and education standards.
The strength of the Chartered Accountant fraternity has grown to over 2.70 lakh members and about 8 lakh active students. The Institute functions under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.
It has its headquarters in New Delhi and 5 Regional offices. It presently has 163 branches spread all over the country. In addition, it has also set up 31 chapters outside India and an overseas office in Dubai.