ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the Global Body for
Professional Accountants. ACCA aims 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.
Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. ACCA believes that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development. ACCA aims to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. The values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and ensuring that the qualification prepares the accountants for the business. ACCA seek to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating the qualifications and the delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.