5 Reasons to Study ACCA

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) Employer Clout

With over 8,500 approved employers across the globe, and thanks to the fact that ACCA qualifications are built with employers, for employers; you can be assured that with an ACCA qualification in hand, your application will not be dismissed lightly.

3) On Your Own Terms

You can study in whatever terms you like – be that full-time, part-time or self-taught, in order to make sure you can fit your ACCA around your own personal life. Everyone has different schedules, so this is a huge bonus – you can study at your own pace and in your own time.

4) 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.

5) Flexibility Within The Industry

With ACCA qualifications, you are taught both financial and management accounting skills, which means that it’s much easier to move between roles within the profession. The course structure, which takes in a variety of key roles means that you will be well equipped for any financial challenge and will be able to adapt your professional life to whatever your company’s needs.