Choose a career in accountancy and you’ll enter a world of unlimited possibilities:
- accountants are in demand globally in a wide range of industries
- you can work for any organisation that suits you in any country around the world
- you can fast track your career towards management.
Choose ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, and we’ll be your passport to a successful career in accountancy, business and finance.
Foundation level qualifications
Your first step to a successful career in accountancy
All organisations have one thing in common. They need professionals who understand finance. Accountants are key players in the business world. Accountancy is the highest recruiter of UK graduates as well as providing apprenticeships for school leavers. This shows how accountants are in demand in all sectors, in all businesses, everywhere in the world.
Being an accountant is not all about numbers. There are a range of skills that you will need as an accountant. Knowing how to communicate well with people at all levels is essential, and you will often need to determine the best way to solve a task. Training as an accountant will equip you with skills you can use across every industry.
Accountancy training is not easy, but it is worth it. As your career develops, ACCA will be there every step of the way, supporting you with our global network.
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