Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)



ACCA is the world’s fastest-growing gateway to the accountancy profession, helping people to become successful accountancy professionals.
Founded in 1904, ACCA is one of the World's leading professional accounting bodies based in U.K and is recognized as a truly international qualification whose members command great respect in many areas of business. Employers across the globe trust ACCA.It is very highly rated in the fields of banking, management and consulting, and is a major advantage in competing for senior roles. ACCA membership also enables to obtain the status of a Registered Auditor.

ACCA's headquarters are in London with principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of 100 offices and centers and more than 7,100 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide employee development.

Having both financial and management accounting skills means that the student can move between roles, industries and sectors. ACCA provides the students with the core knowledge in all areas of accountancy to ensure that the student have the complete skillset required of a finance professional, and so that the student can choose the right finance role for you in any industry. The ACCA Qualification has flexible entry requirements, and offers flexible study options, enabling studies to be planned around business needs.

WHY ACCA?

ACCA is the global body for professional accountants with over 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 181 countries
Qualifications are based on international accounting standards making them globally relevant
ACCA offers local law and tax options making your qualification locally relevant too.
ACCA qualifications are recognised by key regulatory and education authorities around the world and we have joint membership of other international accountancy bodies.
ACCA’s qualifications are benchmarked against education levels around the world. So by choosing ACCA, you choose qualifications that have been independently quality checked.
Employers across the globe seek out ACCA-trained professionals because they know they have the strategic thinking, technical skills and professional values to drive their organisations forward.
ACCA currently work with more than 7,400 Approved Employers and 80 accountancy partnerships worldwide and connect our members with thousands of vacancies through the ACCA Careers Job Board
Extensive study of IFRS in ACCA syllabus gives ACCA an edge over other Accountancy Qualifications
ACCA qualified are placed as Financial Directors, Finance Managers, Business Analysts, Tax Accountants, Auditors, and Management Accountants

ACCA COURSE DETAILS

ACCA papers comprise of two levels; Fundamentals and Professional with 14 papers in total.
The Fundamentals level consists of two modules; Knowledge and Skills.

Fundamentals (nine papers in total)

Knowledge
F1 Accountant in Business
F2 Management Accounting
F3 Financial Accounting
Skills
F4 Corporate and Business Law
F5 Performance Management
F6 Taxation
F7 Financial Reporting
F8 Audit and Assurance
F9 Financial Management
The Professional level consists of two modules; Essentials and Options
Professional (five papers in total)
Essentials


P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics
P2 Corporate Reporting
P3 Business Analysis
Options (Complete any two out of four)
P4 Advanced Financial Management
P5 Advanced Performance Management
P6 Advanced Taxation
P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance
Professional Ethics module – An online module to be completed with P1

Work experience requirement – Three years of work experience in a relevant field that could be obtained before, during or after the ACCA course

ACCA EXEMPTION
ACCA EXEMPTIONS FOR DEGREE HOLDERS:

Holders of recognised business and/or accounting degrees will be considered for ACCA exemption from some or all of the papers in Knowledge & Skills levels, if they have previously studied and been assessed in comparable subject areas. Students with non-relevant degrees will not receive exemption from the examinations.

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



By studying ACCA one will have the world’s most progressive and supportive accountancy body driving his career towards even greater opportunity. ACCA is one of the fastest-growing gateway to the accountancy profession and there are many reasons to choose a qualification with ACCA.

ACCA will open a world of opportunity for you with more than 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 178 countries.

Employers across the globe trust ACCA. With its 110 years of experience, employers trust ACCA to deliver skilled professionals. ACCA works with over 7,400 Approved Employers and over 80 accountancy partnerships around the world.

When you become an ACCA student, you’ll have opportunities to interact with fellow students through our virtual learning community, and take part in in face-to-face networking events in your local area. And once you become a member, you’ll automatically get access to our worldwide network of finance professionals via our members LinkedIn group. This provides you with a source of valuable connections and mentoring opportunities. Offered in collaboration with Stratagem Finance School, Hyderabad.