What is ACCA?

ACCA stands for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants a leading international accountancy body. The ACCA qualification is recognised and is treated in other countries as being equivalent to their local qualification. The ACCA qualification proves to employers that you have ability in all aspects of business It is the largest and fastest growing qualification in the world, with over 500,000 members and students in 170 countries.
All over the world, employers seek out ACCA members to lead their business to sustainable success. That’s because they know that ACCA members are strategic thinkers with high ethical integrity, strong financial know-how and the right business acumen.

Benefits of the ACCA qualification

- ACCA Qualification enables you to become a Chartered Certified Accountant, use the designatory letters ACCA, and work in any aspect of finance or management in any business.
- Better employment prospects as a result of having shown an ability in all areas of business.
- ACCA qualification assures an employer that you have the skills necessary to progress to more senior management positions.
- Higher status in the eyes of an employer, and also your clients
- ACCA is the largest and fastest-growing global professional accountancy body in the world, with over 320,000 members and students in 170 countries
- Gaining such a qualification is evidence that the holder possesses skills and knowledge which are in high demand by employers in industry, banking, auditing, consulting as well as other professions like taxation and law.
- Candidates not only gain specialist knowledge in finance and accounting, but also acquire valuable skills in organisational management and strategy.
- ACCA qualification does not concentrate only on theory, and unlike Universities prepares a graduate for practical usage.
- ACCA qualification is based on international accounting and auditing standards and is IFAC compliant.
- ACCA Professional qualification is of a high standard and is equivalent to completing full University Degree.
- With exams held 4 times in a year students can work while they study.

The ACCA Syllabus – List of examinations

You will need to complete 13 papers in total. A maximum of nine papers are available for exemption.

Applied Knowledge
AB - Accountant in Business MA - Management Accounting FA - Financial Accounting
Award : ACCA Diploma in Accounting & Business

Applied Skills
LW - Corporate and Business Law PM - Performance Management TX - Taxation AA - Audit and Assurance FR - Financial Reporting FM - Financial Management
Award : ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Business | Bsc.in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University UK

Strategic Professional
SBL - Strategic Business Leader SBR - Strategic Business Reporting AFM - Advanced Financial Management APM - Advanced Performance Management ATX - Advanced Taxation AAA - Advanced Audit and Assurance
Award : ACCA Qualification | MSc. in Professional Accounting from University of London

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