About ICAEW

Who we are and what we do

We’re ICAEW – a world-leading professional membership organisation. We provide qualifications and professional development, share knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession. Our standards are high, meaning that ICAEW Chartered Accountants are always in demand.

Why choose a professional qualification?

Undertaking a professional qualification can enhance your career prospects. Our globally-recognised chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA, provides a strong foundation for leadership. Employers value the high level of knowledge, skills and expertise that ICAEW Chartered Accountants bring to their organisations. That’s why you’ll find our members at senior levels in organisations of all sizes all around the world.

Why choose ICAEW?

You’ll become part of our global network of over 145,000 members and 24,000 students. Our involvement doesn’t stop once you’ve qualified – we’ll support you throughout your career by providing further development and training. We’re committed to ensuring that high standards are maintained and you’ll benefit from our members’ reputation for excellence. As an ICAEW Chartered Accountant, you can unlock your career aspirations, with the support of a world-leading professional membership body behind you.

Find out more by downloading our guide, which has been designed to help you decide if chartered accountancy is the career for you. If you’re interested by what you read, visit icaew.com/careers to start your journey to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.

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