College of Commerce & Science

Institute of Management Sciences


Introduction of the Professional Body

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. They aim to offer 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.

They support their 162,000 members and 428,000 students throughout their careers, providing services through a network of 89 offices and active centers in 173 countries. Their global infrastructure means that examinations and support are delivered – and reputation and influence developed – at a local level, directly benefiting stakeholders wherever they are based, or plan to move to, in pursuit of new career opportunities. Their focus is on professional values, ethics, and governance, and they deliver value-added services through global workforce of 1,100 people in accountancy partnerships, working closely with multinational and small entities to promote global standards and support.

They use their expertise and experience to work with governments, donor agencies and professional bodies such as the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) to develop the global accountancy profession and to advance the public interest.

Their reputation is grounded in over 100 years of providing world-class accounting and finance qualifications. They champion opportunity, innovation, diversity, integrity and accountability. By promoting their global standards and supporting their members wherever they work, they aim to meet the current and future needs of international business.