Rani Kumar


  • Email: careers.nsw@charteredaccountantsanz.com
  • Campus: Western Sydney University, Penrith, NSW

Rani Kumar

What are you studying?


Why did you want to become a CA Student Rep?

I wanted to become a CA Student Rep as it was a unique role which would assist me with career development as well as advance my networking a public speaking skills.

How do you want to make a difference in the world?

I believe making a difference in the world starts in small steps, spreading positive vibes and uplifting those around you are key to creating an environment where we can inspire each other continually improve ourselves.

What was your first impression of studying accounting/business?

Coming from a law degree which was very much surrounding readings and essay questions, Accounting was very stimulating. I enjoyed working with numbers and learning the practical side of business.

Tell me how you first got involved in with accounting/business, what inspired you?

I have an genuinely love numbers and leaning how business's handle their finances. Also the logical application of accounting makes it seem very practical and hands on. Accountants assist with ensuring firms run effectively, they analyse and communicate information in order to improve business functions. These factors inspired me to study accounting and follow a pathway which coincides with my interest.

What do you wish other people knew about studying business/accounting?

Accounting is not as boring as it may seem. Many associate it with number crunching debit and credits however, it is much more than just that. It offers a wide range of career options ranging from auditing, clerk, analysts, forensic accounting and taxation. The list of career opportunities is endless the degree is dynamic and can take you to many levels even towards becoming an entrepreneur.