ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)


The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the largest accounting professional qualification in the world, with over 200,000 members and 600,000 students across 180+ countries. Syllabus: ACCA covers aspects of Chartered Accountancy such Accounting, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Taxation, Business Finance, Financial Management, etc. The ACCA has a total of 13 examinations that a candidate must appear for. The 13 exams are split into 3 levels – Knowledge, Skill and Professional. The Knowledge Level exams are on-demand computer based exams (CBE) that can be appeared for anytime in the 365 days of the year. The Skill and Professional Level exams are conducted every March, June, September and December. The Knowledge and Skill Level exams are Computer Based (CBE) whereas the Professional Level exams are paper based. The Professional Level exams should also be conducted in the CBE format by 2021. Knowledge Level Accountant in Business (AB) Management Accounting (MA) Financial Accounting (FA) Skill Level Corporate and Business Law (LW) Performance Management (PM) Taxation (TX) Financial Reporting (FR) Audit and Assurance (AA) Financial Management (FM) Professional Level Essential Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) Strategic Business Leader (SBL) Optional (2 of 4) Advanced Financial Management (AFM) Advanced Performance Management (APM) Advanced Taxation (ATX) Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)