Founded in 1904, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA). ACCA’s headquarters are in London with its principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of over 104 offices and centers in 52 countries – with 323 Approved Learning Partners (ALP) and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide employee development.


There are hundreds of accountancy qualifications around the world, each with their own pros and cons, but here are 5 of the best reasons to study with ACCA (Association of Certified Chartered Accountants).

1) Global Reach

ACCA has over 150,000 members in 173 countries, and has 91 global offices, so wherever you plan on working in the world, you can be safe in the knowledge that your qualification has unrivalled global reach and is respected around the world.

2)  Access international opportunities

The ACCA opens up a world of international opportunity, and gives you a strong global network.

So you might qualify in Nigeria or Zimbabwe or Nepal but then choose to build your career in London or USA or Tokyo , for example.

If you do want to travel with your career, the ACCA makes that possible.

3) Better career prospects

The ACCA has approved more than 8500 employers to improve your career prospects in the domain. The partner organizations offer impactful opportunities to the members and students of ACCA. Also, ACCA is keen on working with these partner members for better career opportunities for its members once they qualify.

4) Learn international standards

The ACCA Qualification helps you learn international accounting and auditing standards. So, it makes it easy and eligible for you to hunt for a job outside the country. You can work in any country where these accounting standards are accepted.

5) History and Respect

The Association has been around for over 100 years and has a history of producing ethically minded and competent accountants. This reputation is held in high regard by a huge number of accountants, especially ones with their own ACCA training behind them, and means that the Association has a high standard to maintain in its training.

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