A Chartered Accountant (CA) is a professional accountant that is qualified to work within a broad spectrum of accounting related activities. A CA is also better known as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and represented at senior management level. A CA performs various duties but their core function is to implement accounting systems and processes, preparing financial reports, controlling the information of the general ledger and submitting corporate tax returns. A CA’s main aim is to help protect various sectors of the economy by providing guidance on how to handle taxation matters. This means that they have an important role in nation building by preventing corruption, malfunctioning and detecting any fraudulent matters that occur in companies.