An ACA is an Associate Chartered Accountant; the qualification is gained through the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) or with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS). It is a widely-respected qualification which will offer you a rewarding, diverse career that is full of opportunity.

To qualify as an ACA, you must complete a training contract which will last 3 years, pass the Institute’s examinations and carry out work experience. This broad-based qualification provides you with excellent grounding in accounting, financial reporting, auditing and business management.

The ACA qualification at UHY Hacker Young is audit focused, you learn a lot about International Accounting Standards and you will often be out at clients’ offices, checking that their accounts comply with these standards.

It is a challenging qualification which demands a lot of hard work, commitment and determination. However, once qualified, your ACA will be recognised as a sign of quality, commercial acumen and professionalism and will offer you a huge opportunity for success.