ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

Review the different roles which form part of the finance function. See how to enter and progress through these roles, how they relate to performance objectives and options exams and understand more about what is involved in each role.

SECTOR SUMMARY INFORMATION

There are five main business sectors where ACCA members work. Find out about each one and the type of roles in each one by selecting a sector.

Sector

EXPERIENCE

Experience is one of the three main components of the ACCA qualification. The other two components are exams and ethics. ACCA members must demonstrate their competence in ten broad competency areas, appropriate for the Complete Finance Professional. To demonstrate their competence, students must complete nine performance objectives which must be verified by an IFAC qualified practical experience supervisor. All five Essentials performance objectives must all be completed plus a further four Technical performance objectives from a choice of 15.

The demonstration of the achievement of these objectives are recorded using an online tool called MyExperience.

Experience

EXAMS
Examinations are one of the three main components of the ACCA qualification. The other two components are ethics and experience. Examinations test candidates knowledge and skills from ten broad competency areas, appropriate for the Complete Finance  Professional.
law & Taxation

Exams

JOB PROFILES SUMMARY

Review the different roles which form part of the finance function. See how to enter and progress through these roles, how they relate to performance objectives and options exams and understand more about what is involved in each role.

law & Taxation

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