The ACCA is a United Kingdom based chartered accountancy body with a truly global reach. It has over 300,000 students and some 135,000 members who are based throughout the world. The ACCA offers a number of accountancy qualifications for those just starting their accounting career or to qualified professionals who want to extend their existing skills.
To qualify, you will take three levels of examinations and complete a minimum of three years supervised and relevant practical experience in accounting or an accounting related area. You will usually complete the accountancy qualification within three years although it can be spread over 10 years.