The post of Account Officer is as an officer in the accounting department or administrative department under various ministries and departments of the Central and State Government, various educational institutions, research projects, area development projects, government schemes and programs etc.

 The post of Account Officer is as an officer in the accounting department or administrative department under various ministries and departments of the Central and State Government, various educational institutions, research projects, area development projects, government schemes and programs etc.  The post of Account Officer is determined as a first class employee as per the vacancy of the concerned department.  It is the job of the Account Officer to ensure the execution of accounts related work in the concerned department through all the subordinate employees (like Accounts Assistant, etc.).  Take all types of decisions regarding financial matters, liabilities/creditors of the organization or institution as per the guidelines directed by senior officials.  Thus, the Account Officer is considered to be the authority on the financial matters of the concerned institution or organization.

 The role of Account Officer is very important in the context of conducting work related to accounts and finance in the concerned department.  Therefore, among the skills required to become an Account Officer, it is necessary that you have complete knowledge of accounts, finance and official tasks and responsibilities, should be proficient in completing the tasks within the time limit on the instructions of the director, etc. officers of the organization and should be proficient in related computers.  Must be able to run the software.

What should be the qualification for Account Officer?

 To become an Account Officer, it is necessary that the candidate should have passed ACA / FCA or AICWA / FICWA or MBA (Finance) from a recognized university or institute and should have at least one year of experience at the level of supervisor.  Apart from this, those who have passed M.Com degree and have at least one three years of experience at the level of supervisor are eligible.  Similarly, B.Com/BBA/BBM must have at least five years of experience in the relevant field (at least one year at the supervisor level).  The above experience should be in the field of Finance and Accounting/Cost Accounting.

 To become an Account Officer, candidates having the following qualifications are given preference

 Prior work experience in the field of Finance and Accounting/Cost Accounting.

 Proficiency in working on computer software related to finance and accounting.

What is the age limit for Account Officer?

To become an Account Officer, it is necessary that the age of the candidate should be between 21 years to 35 years.  However, in some institutions the maximum age limit may be 40 years or more.  Reserved category candidates are given relaxation in upper age limit as per government rules.

Selection Process for Account Officer :

 Candidates for the post of Account Officer are generally selected on the basis of academic record, written examination and personal interview.  However, if less number of applications are received as per the vacancies, then the concerned institute can shortlist the candidates only on the basis of academic records and personal interview.

How much salary does an account officer get?

 For the post of Account Officer, Rs. 10,000/- as per Level-10 of the pay matrix of the Seventh Pay Commission.  A salary of Rs 56100/- is given.  Apart from this, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance, etc. is payable.  If recruitment to the post of Account Officer is done on contract basis then generally Rs.  Salary is given up to Rs 60000-65000 per month.  At the same time, in the departments and institutions of the state governments, the pay scale is given as per the pay scale determined at the equivalent level of the concerned state, which varies according to the state.

Where can one get a government job as an account officer?

 Due to the post of Account Officer being in various ministries and departments of the Central and State Government, various educational institutions, research projects, area development projects, government schemes and programs etc., vacancies for this post are released from time to time in these institutions.  Keep coming out.  All these vacancies can be updated through employment news, daily newspapers and government job information portals or mobile applications published by the Publications Division of the Government of India.