Chartered Accountancy Guide

Over the past 30 years, Accountancy Careers has developed a unique partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) as well as with other professional bodies and leading industry experts to provide students with high-quality, structured careers information that is both impartial and independent.

These relationships have ensured that Accountancy Careers remains the most comprehensive source of information for those interested in a career within accountancy.


It’s time to embark on a career that can take you places! With expert advice from the ICAEW and industry professionals, this guide takes you through the basics of becoming a chartered accountant; from entry requirements and essential skills, to professional qualifications as well as the latest salary trends.

You can also read Employee Profiles from accountancy professionals at various career levels. Get an idea of what it’s like to be a chartered accountant from people that work in the profession.

There is also an Employer Directory and Job Finder section at the back of the guide to help you research employers before applying for jobs on our website.

Our guide is also available in an interactive format – just click here to view.

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