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Associate Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA designed to provide the accounting knowledge, skills and professional values which will deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors. There is a strong focus on professional values, ethics, and governance. These skills are essential as the profession moves towards strengthened codes of conduct, regulation, and legislation – with an increasing focus on professionalism and ethics in accounting. These are examined at the highest level in the ACCA Qualification and are a core element of your practical experience requirements".
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
In order to qualify as an ACCA member, you will need to complete:
  • 14 exams (nine of which are eligible for exemption)
  • relevant practical experience, with a minimum of three years
  • A Professional Ethics module. 
The ACCA Qualification exam syllabus is divided into two levels: Fundamentals and Professional

FUNDAMENTALS (nine papers in total)
F1 Accountant in Business, F2 Management Accounting, F3 Financial Accounting
F4 Corporate and Business Law, F5 Performance Management, F6 Taxation, F7 Financial Reporting, F8 Audit and Assurance, F9 Financial Management
PROFESSIONAL (five papers in total)
P1 Professional Accountant, P2  Corporate Reporting, P3 Business Analysis
Optionnals (two to be completed)
P4 Advanced Financial Management, P5 Advanced Performance Management, P6 Advanced Taxation, P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance
Examination Style

Exams are in Essay format

Examination Passing Score

Passing Score is 50%

Examination & Results Dates
  • Exams are held twice a year in June and December 
  • Results are published within two monts of the examination date
Examination Mode Paper-based and Computer-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Accounting
Professional Body Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Location of Incorporation United Kingdom