Accountancy – the career that takes you where you want to go.
Fond of fashion? Passionate about pizza? Taken by TikTok?
All kinds of organisations, including brands you use every day, need accountants to make their business successful.
If accountancy is the right career for you, ACCA is the qualification that will get you where you want to go. As an ACCA member the possibilities are endless.
Fancy yourself as a high-flying finance leader or want to run your own business? Want to work abroad? Pack your ACCA qualifications with your passport and the sky’s your limit.
Accountancy is changing. From robotics and cloud to AI and blockchain, digital is arguably the biggest factor shaping the future of the accounting profession. That’s why digital technologies are extensively covered throughout the ACCA Qualification. We’ll always cover the technologies that keep you ahead and in demand with employers.
ACCA qualifications are valued around the world. A career in accountancy can often come with a generous salary too. And opportunities to progress quickly.
“Soon after I got my ACCA Qualification I went from manager to senior manager to director within 11 months, at the age of 28.”
Nisreen Rehmanjee, Vice President & Head of Group Tax, John Keels Holdings PLC
Opportunities for young people
You don’t have to wait three years to get your career started. Or rack up a mountain of student debt.
There are many ways to begin your ACCA journey. Our qualifications are flexible – you can learn in your own way, at your own pace.
Do you have 3 GCSEs and 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) including maths and English? Then if uni’s not for you, you can start the ACCA Qualification.
Don’t worry if you don’t have any qualifications though, you can still study with ACCA starting with our Foundation-level qualifications – They are the perfect place to start if you are new to accountancy. You’ll be starting at the right level to suit your ability. And although you’re just starting out, there are loads of jobs you could land as you’re studying such as trainee book-keeper or trainee accountant.
You will get certificates and diplomas along the way so you’ll have proof of your hard work, plus they look great on your CV. You can also get earning and learning with an ACCA accountancy apprenticeship. They’re funded by the government and employers, so cost you nothing.