Accountancy and Financial Management

Who We Are

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We 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. Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. We believe that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development. We aim to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of consistent global standards. Our values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and we ensure that, through our qualifications, we prepare accountants for business. We work to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers to entry, ensuring that our qualifications and their delivery meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers. We support 162,000 members and 426,000 students in 173 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills needed by employers. We work through a network of over 89 offices and centres with more than 8,500 approved employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development.


Courses/Programmes Course duration Prerequisites
ACCA Qualification 3 to 4 years You will need to have at least two STPM/A Level/UEC credits and three SPM/O Level credits, including English and Math.
Certified Accounting Techinician (CAT) 1 to 1.5 years You will need to have at least 5 SPM/O Level credits, including English and Math.


Employer Insights

Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ahmad from the ACCA talks about the real need for qualified accounting professionals, regardless of what state the global economy is in.