The ACCA global qualification provides you with a sound base on which to build a successful career in accounting and finance. As an ACCA trainee, you will develop a range of skills and knowledge which will enable you to work in any aspect of finance in any country throughout the world, without restriction, creating a world of opportunities for your future.
Accountancy is about being in control – of your job, your finances, your life and your future. Those who have reached the top and are reaping the rewards come from many different backgrounds, the ACCA global qualification opens many doors in the career world. With ACCA you can reach your goals as quickly or as slowly as you want. Flexibility of examinations, study methods and training environments means that whoever you are, wherever you are, and whatever your circumstances, ACCA as a pathway to qualifying will suit you. Attaining ACCA will offer security, financial reward, prestige and respect. Plus you will have the freedom to move your career in the direction which is best for you. As a Chartered Certified Accountant you will be at the centre of the decision-making process.
OUR ACCA PRODUCTS
WHO CAN APPLY?
Professional accountant or auditor who works in practice or business, and are qualified according to national accounting standards, then you are eligible to take this ACCA financial reporting qualification.
If you are working in practice, but not yet qualified, then you may still be eligible. You will need to prove that you have one of the following:
Two years’ relevant accounting experience and a relevant degree (attracting at least ACCA qualification exemptions F1-F4)
Two years‘ relevant accounting experience and an ACCA Certificate in International Financial Reporting
Three years’ relevant accounting experience
ACCA affiliate status
ROUTES TO THE ACCA QUALIFICATION
The ACCA Qualification is designed to develop work-ready, professional accountants who thrive in this world of constant change, technological advances and growing globalization. The ACCA Qualification gives you the most up-to-date skills you need to become a finance professional.
The minimum entry requirements for the ACCA is to have 2 passes at the West African A level (Grades A-E) / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (Grades A – E) Plus 3 passes at Senior School, Certificate (Grades 1 – 6) / GCE O level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificates (Grades A-C/9-4).
If you have additional qualifications such as a relevant degree or postgraduate study then you may also be able to claim exemptions from some exams.
Other important information about the ACCA information
Number of exams
Up to 13, depending on exemptions.
How long does it take?
Two to four years on average (could be less where there are exemptions)
What else is involved?
Ethics and Professional Skills module.
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