Importance of Education
Name – Rajkumar Lalawat
Profession – Accounting
Designation – Accounts Officer
Organisation – MPHIDB
Age – 56
City – Bhopal
Work Experience (Years) – 32
Under-Graduation – B.Com., Govt. College, Mhow
Post-Graduation – M.Com., Govt. College of Arts & Commerce, Indore
Professional Qualification – CA Final
Please give us a summary of your Career.Accounts Officer,
I was appointed as an employee in Madhya Pradesh Energy Development Department. Here, I was tasked to find various renewal energy sources and their uses. Wind Energy, Solar energy, Bio gas plant and hydraulic energy were the main focus. Then after gaining an experience over there, I joined as an employee in Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructure development Board in Bhopal. The tagline of this company is Bringing Joy to Living by providing the communities with state-of-the-art amenities that are in harmony with the environment. Here we try providing homes to everyone.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.
A normal work day for me begins at 05:00 am. I go for a walk as I love wandering and sightseeing. Also, maintaining health and having a work-life balance is important. Then, after returning home, I prepare breakfast for my family as I love cooking.
At Job, my responsibilities are to manage accounts and update seniors about it. The aim of my institution is to provide housing to all the sections of society. I also manage the audit section. I am very proud of the fact that we maintain one of the best Administration here.
Average Income for a Accounts Officer in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 20-40 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security as a Accounts Officer?
Would you consider being a Accouts officer Risky?
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance as a Accounts Officer?
Overall, how would you rate Job Stability as a Accounts Officer?
What are the different ways of entering this Accounts Officer?
Through CA, ICW, B.Com., M.Com.
How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Generally speaking, your work is
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
Importance of Education in Your Profession
Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Post-Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?
Shri Ram Women College, Delhi
What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?
Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?
First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on possibilities and value innovation to come up with creative solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions by being sensitive and cooperative to others feelings
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details
Being enthusiastic for everything is the key to success
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?
Being a government employee, Job Security is assured, which ensures a peaceful life.
Also, there is a regular and fixed increase in income every few years.
As a Government employee, I get various facilities as well.
Because of the nature of the job, I have a very active Social-life.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?
The biggest negative is that one gets transferred to various cities. Sometimes, you can’t take your family along, so you have to live without your family.
Getting promotion isn’t that easy.
Income is low in comparison to people who are in similar profiles in Private Companies, but we wield more power.
Work is stressful sometimes.
Recognition in your Profession
What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
General Information of your Profession/Business
What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Government employees are not allowed to set up a business.
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?
I’d have completed my CA.