Chartered Accountants at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) are leaders, creators and big thinkers. They look beyond the numbers to construct concrete business solutions for firms across all industries. That’s why 77 of FTSE 100 companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on their board.

We offer qualifications that will weave your career with integrity, quality and progress. You will be at the forefront for changing the world towards more ethical and transparent business practices.

Our qualifications open up a world of opportunity across a diverse range of workplaces. From the most renowned accountancy firms, to entrepreneurial start-ups, charities and government bodies, there’s no end to where our qualifications will take you.


We are a world-leading professional membership organisation that develops and supports over 27,000 students. Alongside our prestigious and globally-recognised qualification, we offer professional development, knowledge, and technical expertise. We protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession, driving innovation across the business world.

Why choose us?

We offer more than great career prospects. Our global network means that you can achieve your aspirations anywhere in the world, and our high standards have led to the ACA being renowned as the most prestigious accountancy qualification. We pride ourselves on offering a high level of support, and will encourage professional development throughout your entire career. Because of this support, ACA students enjoy high pass rates, with 80% of our students passing first time. The ACA will also give you the opportunity to learn while in full-time employment, combining business and professional experience with study and exams.

Professional Prospects

As an ICAEW Chartered Accountant you will be doing meaningful, impactful work. You could be managing the funding of a cutting-edge technology product one day, to guiding the financial development of an international charity the next. You will have opportunities around the world, with a prestigious qualification under your belt that will unlock a host of exciting prospects. You will also have access to a network of the most esteemed professionals across the industry, quickly building trusted relationships with business leaders.

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