The Chartered Certified Accountant / ACCA qualification has been offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the first global professional accounting body, since 1904. ACCA is the largest accounting organization in the world with 200,000 members and 486,000 students, including 15,000 in India.
ACCA headquartered in London works through a network of over 100 offices and centers. The ACCA qualification is completely accepted by more than 7,100 approved employers globally, including those in India.
The ACCA qualification is fully accepted in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and all other EU member states. Additionally, ACCA has MRAs with numerous nations across the world.
|Content||Knowledge Level||Skills Level||Professional Level|
|ACCA Syllabus / ACCA Subjects||Business and Technology (BT)||Corporate & Business Law (LW)||Strategic Business Leader (SBL – Essential)|
|Management Accounting (MA)||Performance Management (PM)||Strategic Business Reporting (SBR – Essential)|
|Financial Accounting (FA)||Taxation (TX)||Advanced Financial Management (AF)|
|Financial Reporting (FR)||Advanced Performance Management (APM)|
|Audit & Assurance (AA)||Advanced Taxation (ATX)|
|Financial Management (FM)||Advance Audit & Assurance (AAA)|
|ACCA Certification||Diploma in Accounting & Business||Advance Diploma in Accounting & Business||Professional Level Certificate & ACCA Affiliate Status|
|Optional Degrees||B.Sc. in Applied Accounting awarded by Oxford Brookes University (Optional)||M.Sc. in Professional Accountancy awarded by University of London|
|Experience Criteria for membership||36 Months of practical experience gained before, during or after the ACCA exams|
- SSC /10th – Via Foundation in Accountancy (FIA) course are eligible
- HSC – English and Mathematics/Accounts subjects with 65% marks and an overall aggregate of 50% marks are eligible
- Students pursuing graduation are qualified
- Graduates can apply
Similar to how CA is recognized in India, ACCA is recognized internationally with a career in 180+ countries and 7,100+ approved employers.
The ACCA course makes it easier to apply for positions in every industry, from Manufacturing to Banking, with a wide range of career options from Statutory Audits to Fund Management.
ACCAs are constantly being hired in large numbers by all the top accounting companies, including EY, PWC, KPMG, Deloitte, Grant Thornton, and many more.
Similarly, MNCs, ACCA members, and students are well represented at organizations like Accenture, IBM, Oracle, UBS, and Barclays.
Numerous Indian businesses, like TATA Group, Hindustan Unilever, WNS, etc., have hired from the ACCA community and continue to do so.