UK- CA (Chartered Accountant)

         In the UK, there are no licence requirements for individuals to describe themselve...
firms to work with – from public practice to business and industry. From huge multinationals to
      smaller, dynamic com...
Three years full-time (or equivalent) experience in an organisation accredited by the Institute

     Candidates must be i...
Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration

        The Accelerated Bachelor of Business Adminis...
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  1. 1. UK- CA (Chartered Accountant) In the UK, there are no licence requirements for individuals to describe themselves or to practice as accountants, but to use the description "Chartered Accountant" they must be members of one of the following organisations: • the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) (designatory letters ACA or FCA); • the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) (designatory letters CA); or • the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI) (which is a UK body as it operates in Northern Ireland, designatory letters ACA or FCA). What Is CA? CA stands for Chartered Accountants and were the first accountants to form a professional body, initially established in Britain in 1854. Chartered Accountants work in all fields of business and finance. Some are engaged in public practice work, others work in the private sector and some are employed by government bodies. Qualification To Begin CA Training It does not matter if you have not studied accountancy or business before, you can still train to become a CA. However, the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is compulsory for the CA training. • Two A2 levels and three GCSE passes including Maths and English (most employers ask for A or B grades) or their equivalents. You do not need an A-level in Maths. Equivalent grades at International Baccalaureate level or equivalent school leaving certificate qualifcations are also welcomed All you need is a university degree or an international degree in any field but formally recognized as a U.K. equivalent. Or you can be a full member of the Association of Accounting Technicians. It will be an advantage if you are already experienced with figures, time management, analysis and communication, but these are all skills which will be developed throughout the training. Other professional qualifications to CA Accepted business sectors The following professional qualifications meet our minimum entry requirements, therefore making you eligible to train for the CA: • Association of Business Executives (AMABE) • Barrister at Law • Institute of Actuaries (AIA) • Chartered Engineer • Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) • Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ACIS) • Institute of Financial Accountants (AFA) • Member of Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management Association (MHCIMA) • Solicitor Qualification For Membership To become a CA, you start by applying for a three year training contract with an organization that ICAS has authorized to train CA students. You will find an exciting and diverse range of
  2. 2. firms to work with – from public practice to business and industry. From huge multinationals to smaller, dynamic companies and firms. Many CA students will train in public practice, and the first three years you spend working will be devoted to achieving your qualification. You´ll be given plenty of responsibility from the outset – supervising junior staff, working with clients and be involved in many interesting and challenging projects. This all helps your development as a successful business professional. To study for the CA qualification you enter into a three year ‘training contract’. This contract is in addition to your terms and conditions of employment and is a contract between you, ICAS and your authorised employer. It acknowledges the commitment of your employer to provide effective training and requires your commitment to contribute to the work of the employer. CA students work for an ICAS authorised employer while they study. In order to be eligible for membership of ICAS, a CA student must:  Confirm they hold a recognised preliminary qualification  Enter into a training contract with an ICAS authorised employer for the prescribed period, normally three years  Achieve a minimum of 450 days of technical work experience  Study for and pass three stages of examinations (exemptions are available) Overall there are 15 examinations  Complete a program in Business Ethics  Each trainee will complete an Achievement Log to record competencies achieved – both technical and specialist. It must be maintained by them over the period of the training contract as a record of the experience gained. Three stages For Membership Qualification The CA qualification runs over three years and is broken down into the following levels: Test of Professional Test of Competence (TC) Test of Professional Skills (TPS) Expertise (TPE) In this first level, we´ll teach you The second level is all about communication Combining your knowledge the basics and technical skills in and working with your clients. We'll teach and skills from the previous the following core areas: you how to respond to specific client needs, levels, you will work on how to prioritise issues and communicate a multi-disciplinary case  Business Law effective solutions in a concise and study, providing professional  Business Management professional manner. business advice to people in  Finance real life situations. By this  Financial Accounting  Advanced Finance point you will have gained the  Assurance and Business Systems confidence and expertise to  Principles of Auditing  Financial Reporting exercise your own and Reporting professional  Taxation judgement. In addition to successfully completing the Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, candidates must meet the following practical experience requirements to be admitted as a member of the Institute:
  3. 3. Three years full-time (or equivalent) experience in an organisation accredited by the Institute Candidates must be in accredited employment whilst completing their graduate diploma studies and accrue a minimum of three years for membership. Mentored by a Chartered Accountant A mentor must be a member of the Institute or one of the following overseas recognised bodies: • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1. A legally constituted State Authority in the United States of America (the person having CPA status) subject to appropriate service. Also having a Licence to Practice in the state of issue. 2. The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants 3. The New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand (members of the College of Chartered Accountants) 4. The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (only members who have completed the HKICPA Qualifications Programme and trained under an Authorised Employer/Supervisor) Demonstrated required levels of technical and non-technical competency outlined in the Candidate Practical Experience Activity Log Candidates must record and show evidence via a logbook that they have attained 100% competence in one or across more than one (eg. 50% in Taxation and 50% in Audit and assurance) of the following technical areas: • Financial accounting and reporting • Management accounting and control • Taxation • Business and commercial law • Audit and assurance • Finance and financial management Candidates must record and show evidence via a logbook that they have attained 100% competence in all of the following non-technical areas: • Organizational and business areas • Information technology • Professional skill • Professional values, ethics and attitudes Candidates must submit a Final Mentor's Report, completed and signed confirming they have attained the required level of workplace competence to be admitted into membership. Business Degree Program Name:
  4. 4. Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration Description: The Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration (ABBA)is a comprehensive three year post-diploma degree that offers its students a high-quality, well-rounded education. Students entering this program will have a two-year diploma from an accredited college in a business related program. With faculty that represent both industry and academia, and opportunities for students to network with the PEI business community, the UPEI School of Business aims to provide students with all the skills required to achieve success in their business pursuits. Credentials Awarded: Bachelor of Business Administration Requirements For Program Prerequisites: 1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 2. Grade 12 English (ENG4U) 3. Grade 12 university-level Math (MDM4U, MHF4U or MCV4U) 4. Two of Grade 12 Social Studies, Language or Science courses 5. Two additional Grade 12 university-level or university/college-level courses 6. A two year diploma from Holland College (or similar college) in Retail Management, Business and/ or Accounting Minimum Average Required: 70% Institution Name: University of Prince Edward Island Overview: The University of Prince Edward Island is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a friendly and culturally dynamic city of 32,000. With a legacy of 200 years of history and architecture of its predecessor institutions, small size and mixed rural/urban environment, UPEI has a distinctive character that combines tradition with leading-edge research and learning opportunities. UPEI offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in six faculties in an atmosphere that provides students with a balanced environment of teaching, research and community service. An unprecedented construction boom has resulted in several new buildings and renovations, including state-of-the-art research facilities, residences, sports complex and fitness centre, classrooms, and a new student centre. With programs geared specifically for the transition from high school to university, UPEI does its best to nurture students’ interests and make them feel at home.