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Accountant Jobs in Delhi

Submit your application for an accountant job in Delhi and get interview calls from the best finance and accounting firms. Apply for roles such as accounting supervisor, manager, analyst and more as a fresher or experienced. Every accountant vacancy on Waahjobs is complete with details such as interview details, salary, location, work shifts, and company information.

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Delhi, the capital of India, is known to many as the focal point for many homegrown and global business ventures. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that accountant jobs hold great promise for jobseekers. 

The city is also home to some of the top educational institutes and universities. This is definitely music to aspirants’ ears as they can seek education, training, and certification in accounting if they don’t have it already. The level of education is extremely high in this city. Moreover, students who fancy a career in accounting will be glad to know that the fee to get into one of the colleges in the city is fairly economical. 

Training, certification or formal education in accounting or financial management is necessary as you familiarize yourself with the intricacies, principles, and decision-making processes of this trade. 

Now, let’s just assume that you get the education or the relevant certification — or work experience — required for accounting and financial management jobs. What opportunities lie in wait for you in the city of Delhi?

Well, from what we have seen, accounting and financial management jobs in Delhi can offer a livelihood, growth opportunities, and career advancement in any of the following:

  • Audit and taxation
  • Fund management
  • Capital market
  • Financial analysis
  • International bodies
  • Treasury jobs
  • Consultancy services
  • Financial planning
  • Financial accounting
  • Investment banks
  • Financial reporting
  • Central banks
  • Deposit banks

The aforementioned fields that offer a career in accounting and financial management is truly just the tip of the iceberg. We’ll have you know that India, for the past couple of years, has been in the news for investing a lot in the economy. Recent and ongoing projects and investments on the economic front have only resulted in due diligence being given to professionals in accounting. As things stand, the only direction accounting professionals in India and Delhi can move is up. 

So, should you get into accounting if you are considering it as a career option? Yes.

Is this the right time for you to seek an accounting job, that too in Delhi? 100%; the city is shoring up investment-after-investment from global, national brands and the Government of India to take the country’s economy to newer (and better) heights. 

The jobs are there and you’re all ready to get into accounting. Now what? This is where we, Waahjobs, come in. We provide excellent opportunities in accounting, that too for the city of Delhi. Not only that, there are other lucrative and noteworthy alternate career options on our portal which will perhaps make you change your mind about accounting.

But, that (alternate career options in Delhi) is something that we will discuss some other day. For now, know this — accounting jobs in Delhi are aplenty on Waahjobs. All you have to do is explore this page for vacancies in the top accounting and BFSI firms. 

In fact, you won’t even have to go through the trouble of seeking out accounting jobs in Delhi here. We’re doing the chunk of the legwork for you — we send you timely alerts for vacant accountant jobs in Delhi via SMS or Email. We’ve discussed how you can set up our free accountant job alerts a little further down.

How to Apply for Accountant Jobs in Delhi Online?

The process to apply for any accountant job in Delhi is simple and quick. But here’s another reason why we feel we have the best accountant Delhi jobs — the job listings here are always fresh, verified, and open for applications. 

And if that’s not enough, the accountant careers in Delhi that you can see on this page can be sorted and filtered to populate only relevant jobs that suit you the most. You can list all jobs here by applying filters for salary, location, employer/company, educational qualification, location in Delhi, and work experience. 

So, how do you apply to any genuine accountant jobs in Delhi here, you ask? First click on any job that interests you and follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Hit “Apply” as soon as the particular accountant vacancy in Delhi opens
  • Next, enter your name (first & last), mobile number, and email ID in the form that pops up. Then click “Apply”.
  • Then authenticate the OTP sent to your registered mobile number for the accountant job in Delhi
  • Then you have to input a few mandatory details in your application, verify your email and hit “Confirm”.
  • Click on “Confirm” again after entering the secondary details.

Note: As soon as you complete this step, an alert will be sent to the recruiter that you have submitted your application with all the details. This step also helps us find other accountant jobs in Delhi for you. Of course, you can also go ahead and search chartered accountant, financial analyst, accounting manager jobs in Delhi on your own.

  • That’s all you have to do. The recruiter will get back to you. You can track the progress of the application you submitted for accountant jobs in Delhi in the meantime by clicking on the “Applications’’ tab up top. 

With that out of the way, let’s explore the nitty-gritty of Delhi accountant jobs in detail.

Things You Should (Definitely) Know About Before Applying to Accountant Jobs in Delhi

We’ll be providing answers to the common questions that job seekers ask about accountant jobs in Delhi. Let’s get started.

Question 1: What exactly does an accountant do?

Business and finance — these are the two fields in which an accountant has an important role to play. To be fair, you can say that they’re specialists in these areas. 

They have to shoulder many responsibilities which will depend on their designation and the employer they work for. But perhaps, the major role of accountants in Delhi is to deep dive into the profit and loss statements of a company. Some of the other duties include:

  • Ensuring that clients follow tax regulations, rules and laws
  • Analyse and create the company’s financial records
  • Financial reporting of companies and individuals
  • Deal with the preparation of taxes

Question 2: How does one become an accountant?

Accountants are masters in their line of work. And as mentioned earlier, you need to be a specialist which can only happen if you possess a degree of specialisation in finance, accounting or a similar field. And that’s not all. Apart from the certifications, an accountant must be self-motivated and driven to quickly pick up the essentials of business finance along the way and apply them flawlessly to achieve desirable results. 

One of the misconceptions of accounting as a profession is that the person will have to stick to one role — and carry out the associated responsibilities — until told otherwise by the employer. However, that is simply not the case. 

Nowadays, companies that hire accountants in Delhi expect a lot more. They require multitaskers, capable of wearing many different hats in the world of finance. Simply put, they are always on the lookout for true accounting and finance professionals who not only possess the ability to become certified public accountants, but can also flawlessly answer a myriad of questions directed at them by clients and stakeholders.

Question 3: For an accountant job, what would be the minimum educational qualifications required?

Employers in Delhi are willing to offer jobs to only those accountants who hold some form of certification, graduation degree, postgraduate qualification. So, it’s fair to say that educational qualification to be eligible for accounting jobs is quite stringent. 

Only those who fulfil the criteria can, in fact, sign up for accountant jobs in Delhi. Let’s take a look at some certifications/courses available in India that can qualify you for accountant jobs.

  • Business and Management
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants(CIMA)
  • Budgetary Control
  • Bookkeeping
  • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Financial Risk Manager(FRM)
  • B.Com.
  • M.Com.

So, there you have it — those were some of the courses that can get you one step closer to an accountant job in Delhi. 

Do keep in mind that all candidates may not get the same jobs (and responsibilities) upon completion of any of the aforementioned courses. For instance, a B.Com graduate who possesses a few years of work experience may have a completely different designation and job responsibilities as compared to an entry-level B.Com graduate.

Question 4: What are the different job roles/designations under accounting jobs?

Given below are some of the job roles that are available under accounting jobs in Delhi. 

  • Deputy Manager Accounts
  • Retail Accountant
  • Project Accountant
  • Senior Manager Accounts
  • Country Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Staff Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
  • Accounting Officer
  • Assistant Manager Accounts
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • General Accountant
  • Cost Accountant

Question 5: What are the associated job responsibilities of an accountant in Delhi?

Here are some of the job responsibilities of accountants in Delhi.

  • See to it that accounting rules and regulations are followed by the company
  • Draw up disbursement records
  • Record transactions and settle accounts
  • Dispatch financial bills to the accounts department located at company headquarters
  • Map out agendas, settlements, and accurate paperwork for financial auditing
  • Stay up-to-date about national and local taxation laws and norms
  • Synchronize with external clients and stakeholders
  • Budget preparation

While what we listed above are standard duties of an accountant, you should know that they are also required to shoulder other responsibilities which may vary depending on the employer and the domain they specialize in.

However, the elementary responsibility of an accountant irrespective of the employer or the domain they specialize in — such as government agency, corporation, or individual — is to file legal financial documents. An example of such a document would be financial information of public enterprises which must be put out in the open for potential investors. 

In the case of individual clients, an accountant’s job responsibilities may include, filling out tax forms, filing tax returns and so on.

As for accountants in Delhi who work for corporations and businesses, they must provide budget recommendations and ensure that internal financial information/data are thoroughly analyzed, and that the company is operating — and is in compliance — with all the rules and regulations laid out by the government.

Question 6: What are the must-have skills for accountant jobs in Delhi?

Accountant professionals must be familiar with any of the following. In fact, chances of employment significantly improve if you have proven work experience and complete knowhow about the “skills” below. Again, although these are must-have skills, requirements differ from company to company. 

Software for Tax Preparation

Query Software & Database UI

ERP Software

Financial Analysis Software

Software (for Accounting)

BNA Income Tax Planning Solutions

Microsoft Access

Oracle PeopleSoft

Delphi Technology

Fund accounting software

Intuit Lacerte

Payroll Software 

Sage ERP Accpac

Brentmark Estate Planning Quick view

Intuit QuickBooks

Orrtax Software IntelliMax Classic

Structured Query Language (SQL)

Microsoft Dynamics

RSM McGladrey Auditor Assistant

Sage 50 Accounting

ATX Total Tax Office

Oracle Software

SAP

Oracle E-Business Suite Financials

Tax software

Get free alerts for Accountant Jobs in Delhi 

Waahjobs is the right place to start your hunt for accountant job opportunities in Delhi. We have an assortment of accountant jobs, from part-time accounting executive in Delhi to permanent for freshers and experienced.

On our platform, you can be assured of finding jobs in the accounting and finance domain. Not only that, but you can also seamlessly search for accounting opportunities on the basis of your qualification. Once you sign up on our platform and set your filters based on salary, education, company, etc., free alerts about any new accountant employment opportunities in Delhi will be sent directly to your email inbox. 

Here is the process for easily setting-up Delhi accountant job alerts using Waahjobs. 

  • Open Waahjobs in your browser
  • Select 'Create job alerts'
  • In the form that opens up, enter relevant details like your name, email id, job category, location etc.
  • Give relevant keywords such as 'Accountant', 'Accounting Manager', ‘Financial Analyst’, ‘Chartered Accountant’ and so on in the ‘Add Keywords’ field
  • You can set the mail frequency on the form so that you get timely alerts.
  • Once you complete adding the information, click on 'Subscribe' to receive custom job notifications daily, monthly or weekly to your email inbox

Accountant Jobs in Delhi - FAQs

1) How much can I earn as an accountant in Delhi?

Here's what we have found for accountant jobs in Delhi according to recent compensation software and data reports.

  • An entry-level Accountant with less than 1-year work experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of INR 1,96,474 per year (including tips, bonuses and overtime pay) 
  • An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of work experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of INR 2,39,835 per year (including tips, bonuses and overtime pay) 
  • A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of work experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of INR 3,11,408 per year (including tips, bonuses and overtime pay) 
  • An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of work experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of INR 3,80,000 per year (including tips, bonuses and overtime pay) 
  • An Accountant in their late-career with 20+ years of work experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of INR 6,00,000 per year (including tips, bonuses and overtime pay) 

2) How can I find an accountant job in Delhi?

  • On Waahjobs: This is one of the best ways to find accountant jobs in Delhi. Many employers are already on our portal, actively looking for accountants. You don’t have to hunt for jobs manually as we alert you about the opportunities instantly at no cost. What’s more, the hiring process is extremely hassle-free and quick.
  • Via the Employer Portal: This option makes sense if you have already zeroed in on the employer where you want to work as an accountant. Just visit their company website, navigate to the employment/careers/jobs page, select the accountant job post, and submit your resume.
  • Through references: Employee referral is a common way to get in touch with potential employers. There are various professional websites and social media platforms where you can be referred by someone you know.

3) Which documents are required for document verification/submission?

You will need to read the job description to know about the documents. Usually, any or all of the following documents are required while applying to accountant openings.

  • 10th,12th, graduation, post-graduation pass certificates
  • 10th,12th, graduation, post-graduation mark sheets
  • Training/Apprenticeship certification
  • Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • A valid proof of identification such as
    • Aadhaar card
    • PAN card
    • Voter ID
    • A certificate of identity issued and signed by a Gazetted Officer
    • Drivers Licence
    • Ration Card
    • Passport

4) What is the application fee for accountant jobs on Waahjobs?

None. Candidates who are applying to accountant jobs in Delhi or any jobs for that matter do not have to pay any application or membership fee. The services are completely free of cost, including the free SMS/email alert service. 

However, if any of the employers on Waahjobs request any kind of commission or fee from you, please contact us immediately with the details of the job posting/employer.

5) What is the next career move for an accountant in Delhi after a few years of work experience?

There is much to learn in an accountant role. If you consistently achieve your periodical targets, the next role you’ll probably have to fill (after your current role as an accountant in Delhi) is that of a Manager.

But, the sky’s the limit here. Performers in accounting and financial management in Delhi go on to become: 

  • Finance Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Director 

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