Importance of Education
Name – Kaushik Adak
Profession – Accounting
Designation – Account Manager
Organisation – Vesuvius
Age – 46
City – Qatar
Work Experience (Years) – 19
Under-Graduation – B.Sc, Charu Chandra College
Professional Qualification – Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Please give us a summary of your Career.
I joined my company in 1998, Vesuvius India Limited, after completing my Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. After, I joined the Manufacturing Department and continued there till June 2000. I was then transferred to Surat as the Junior Engineer. Next, I was in the Sales Department till October 2007. I was again transferred to Durgapur in and worked there till October 2010 after which I further shifted to Surat and continued till June 2012. I resigned Vesuvius India Limited and joined the Vesuvius Emirates as the Senior Sales Engineer and am continuing the same.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities as Senior Sales Engineer.
I am appointed presently as the Senior Sales Engineer at the Vesuvius Emirates, my daily responsibilities revolve around customer inquiry and satisfaction and to put more stress on how the business can be improved. Besides, I have to manage the Tata Steel Account for Vesuvius at Qatar. Each customer is a different account holder and I have to manage each account with accuracy and precision. I am engaged with running the business and developing new business. Basically, my job is quite comforting and I enjoy it a lot.
Average Income in Accounting Profession in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 20-40 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?
More than 9 hours
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 as accounting manager require you to travel?
Does your work being the Accounting Manager require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security in your profession?
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?
Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?
What are the different ways of entering this profession?
B. Tech. in the relevant stream is required to join this field.
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 as Accounting Manager is
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
Importance of Education in Accounting 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?
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?
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 using logic by weighing pros and cons
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 easy-going and flexible with life
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
I am soft spoken and very calm by nature. I am not enraged easily which helps me a lot in the profession.
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?
The positives are many in this field. It is a very interesting subject to study and the process of steel and aluminum making may interest a number of youngsters in the stream. Professional challenges are very high and one can reach the acme with hard work easily. There is a lot of economic stability in this field and you can make a whole lot of money easily. The job stability is noteworthy.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?
The negatives associated with my field is that relocation to new cities is quite often and to adjust in a totally new environment may not be always easy for everyone. The hazardous environment may not be suitable for all. The steel and aluminum extraction includes very high temperatures and heat. Work hours are a bit high compared to other official jobs. It may lead to a little disturbance in family life, which can get strenuous for a few.
Recognition in the Accounting 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 Neutral
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?
May be Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
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?
If given another chance, I would like to be a doctor and serve the nation. That is what I had always dreamt in my childhood.