At ICAEW, our members are more than just accountants. They are leaders, creators and innovators. They don’t settle for average, they strive for the best. That’s why 76 of the FTSE 100 (the leading UK) companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on their board.

Our qualification, the ACA, opens up a world of opportunity across a diverse range of workplaces. From the most renowned accountancy firms, to entrepreneurial start-ups, charities and government bodies, there’s no end to where our qualification will take you.

So, who are we?

We are a world-leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 24,000 students. Alongside our prestigious and globally-recognised qualification, we offer professional development, knowledge, and technical expertise, to protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession, and drive innovation across the business world.

Why choose us?

We offer more than great career prospects. Our global network means that you can unlock your aspirations anywhere in the world, and our high standards have led to the ACA being renowned as the most prestigious accountancy qualification. We pride ourselves on offering a high level of support, and will encourage professional development throughout your entire career. Because of this support, ACA students enjoy high pass rates, with around 80% of our students passing first time. The ACA will also give you the opportunity to learn while in full-time employment, combining business and professional experience with study and exams.

What’s in it for me?

As an ICAEW Chartered Accountant you will be doing meaningful, impactful work. You could be managing the funding of a cutting-edge technology product one day, and guiding the financial development of an international charity the next. You will have opportunities across the world, with a prestigious qualification under your belt that will uncover a host of exciting prospects. You will also have access to a network of the most esteemed professionals across the industry, quickly building trusted relationships with business leaders. ICAEW employers are happy to take students from any degree background, so the opportunities are open to all graduates.

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