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About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the world's most forward-thinking professional accountancy body with more than 208,000 fully qualified members and 503,000 students worldwide. They're among the world’s best-qualified and most highly sought-after accountants - and they work in every sector you can imagine.

The ACCA Qualification gives you the skills and knowledge you need in order to become a successful finance professional allowing you to progress your career in any sector, any industry and anywhere in the world.

With huge competition in the graduate and school leavers job market, it is important to stay ahead of the game and stand out. With ACCA’s strong reputation amongst employers around the world, you know you will be in demand regardless of where you are based.

  • Our qualification creates and nurtures business-ready finance professionals- 80% of CFOs said this was crucial to success
  • 1 in 10 of our members work for Fortune 500 or FTSE100 companies
  • ACCA offers over 290 member events in the UK to maintain learning and development 
  • A newly qualified ACCA accountant can expect to earn up to £55,000 p.a.

Whether you are interested in obtaining a University degree then proceeding on to the ACCA qualification, or getting an ACCA certificate via our online learning platform ACCA-X, you can choose the option that is right for you.

If you are already studying a relevant degree at university, you may be eligible for exemptions from some of the papers meaning your journey to becoming a professional accountant is even faster. ACCA also offers a great deal of flexibility; this means you can start studying without the need of an employment contract.

Start your journey today with ACCA!

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The facts

Organisation's locations: 
UK wide
Number of graduate vacancies per year overall: 
Over 19,000 graduates worldwide