Official home of ICAEW - a world leader of the accountancy and finance profession.
To develop strong, accountable and open economies where people can trust data, leaders can make good decisions, public finances are transparent and businesses are accountable.
ICAEW helps to build the economies of tomorrow, by defining the role that accountancy will play in delivering the future.
We attract, develop and support current and future generations of accountants and finance professionals, nurturing the skills and values they need to contribute to sustainable business success. We also work with governments, regulators and business leaders worldwide, to help economies thrive.
The ICAEW Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) is a world leading business and finance qualification, and your first step to becoming a chartered accountant. The ACA is regarded globally as one of the leading business and finance qualifications, and is recognised and valued in practice, industry, commerce and the public sector.
To achieve the ACA, you must complete a training contract which will last between three to five years, pass the institute’s professional stage and advanced stage examinations and complete work experience requirements.