Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)


The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) is the global body for professional accountants. It offers business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

ACCA supports its 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 178 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 100 offices and centres and more than 7,110. Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values:

  • Opportunity
  • Diversity
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Accountability

  • It believes that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development and seek to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. ACCA’s core values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and it ensures that through its range of qualifications, it prepares accountants for business. ACCA seeks to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating its qualifications and delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.


    January, July

      Fundamental (Knowledge) Fundamental (Skills)
      AB: Accountant in Business LW: Corporate & Business Law
      MA: Management Accounting PM: Performance Management
      FA: Financial Accounting TX: Taxation
      FR: Financial Reporting
      AA: Audit and Assurance
      FM: Financial Management
      Professional ( Essential) Professional (Pick any 2)
      SBR: Strategic Business Reporting AFM: Advanced Financial Management
      SBL: Strategic Business Leader APM: Advanced Performance Management
      ATX: Advanced Taxation
      AAA: Advanced Audit and Assurance
    Currently we only offer 2 professional papers:

    PM: Performance Management & ATX: Advanced Taxation

    Entry Requirement
  • Pass in STPM or equivalent with minimum Grade C+ (CP 2.33) in any subjects and credits in Mathematics and pass in English at SPM.
  • Pass in A-level or equivalent in any two subjects and credits in Mathematics at O-level.
  • Pass in UEC or Equivalent with Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and English.
  • Matriculation Certificate; A minimum CGPA of 2.50, including Mathematics and English.
  • 3 LCCI Higher passes / A Levels / STPM (Group diploma in equivalent to 3 LCCI Higher passes) PLUS 2 LCCI Intermediate level passes / O-Level / SPM, in five separate subjects including Mathematics and English.
  • Matriculation to University (Diploma, Bachelor or Masters).
  • Please remember to view the exemption enquiry from the database of ACCA ( to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.

    Job Benchmark:

    Accountants (Group/ Management/ Forensic), Managers (Accounts/ Finance/ Credit Control/ Risk/ Funds) Auditor (Internal/ External), Business Analyst/ Adviser,

    Compliance/ Governance Officer, Chief Financial Control (CFO), Company Partner/ Director, Tax Advisory


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