ACCA

ACCA founded in 1904, The Association ar Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA). ACCA’s headquarters are in London with principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of over 104 offices and centre in 52 countries -with 323 Approved Learning Partners (ALP) and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide employee development. The term ‘Chartered’ in ACCA qualification refers to the Royal Charter granted in 1974.

‘Chartered Certified Accountant’ is a Legally protected term. Individuals who describe themselves as Chartered Certified Accountants must be members of ACCA and if they carry out public practice engagements must comply with additional regulations such as holding a practising certificate, carrying liability insurance and submitting to inspections. The Association of Authorised Public Accountants (AAPAI) one of the British professional bodies for public accountants, has been a subsidiary cf ACCA since 1996.

ACCA works in the public interest, ensuring that its members are appropriately regulated. It  promotes principles-based regulation. ACCA  actively seeks to  enhance the value of accounting in society through international research.  It takes progressive stances on global issues to ensure accountancy as a profession continues to grow in reputation and influence.

Eligibility

Plus Two with Accountancy or Mathematics (65% in two subjects and 50% for others)
or any degree
or Quality through Foundation in Accountancy

TO BECOME AN ACCA MEMBER YOU MUST
  • Get exemptions or pass 13 papers
  • Complete the ethic Module
  • Complete 36 months of relevant work experience in finance, accounting or auditing role. This can be done before during or after studies.

Graduates who have relevant, fully accredited  degree from a Recognized university can avail exemptions up to 9 papers. Normally Bcom degree graduates will get exemptions up to 4 papers.

ACCA FACTS

>208,000

fully qualified members

>503,000

students worldwide

178

Countries

7300

approved employers

THE JOURNEY

APPLIED KNOWLEDGE

  • Accountant in Business (AB)
  • Management Accounting (MA)
  • Financial Accounting (FA)
AWARD

Diploma in Accounting and Business (on completion of Foundation in Professionalism Module)

APPLIED SKILLS

  • Corporate and Business Law (LW)
  • Performance Management (PM)
  • Taxation (TX)
  • Financial Reporting (FR)
  • Audit and Assurance (AA)
  • Financial Management (FM)
AWARD

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business (on completion of EPSM)

STRATEGIC PROFESSIONAL

ESSENTIALS

  • Strategic Business Leader (SBL)
  • Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)
OPTIONS (Pick Two)
  • Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
  • Advanced Performance Management (APM)
  • Advanced Taxation (ATX)
  • Advanced Audit & Assurance (AAA)

ACCA membership is gained on successful completion of exams, ethics module and experience requirement.