How can an ACCA qualification benefit your career?
If you’ve recently become ACCA qualified – congratulations! The hard work has finally paid off and now is the perfect time to focus on your next steps!
Becoming ACCA qualified means you have just joined the finest ranks of accounting professionals. You’ve gained a globally recognised qualification which has the power to open up countless opportunities for you – read on to find out more about them.
Career and salary
With this qualification, you will be an attractive asset to employers. An ACCA qualification shows you’re a dedicated worker, looking to climb the ladder of success. You will now have more steering power in your career, which could also mean an increase in salary.
Increased compensation isn’t the only plus. With greater opportunity comes greater choice too, and accounting is a diverse career path. Consider all your interests, whether they’re fashion, sports, or the arts; all organisations require a financial expert, so you’ll get the chance to combine your educational background with a personal passion.
As ACCA is internationally recognised, you no longer have to continue working in just one location. You can now work as far afield as North America, Africa, or the Far East. This will have the added benefits of allowing you to understand international jurisdictions, provide you with specialist knowledge, and potentially another language. These are unique advantages that will benefit you for your whole career.
In addition to great lifestyle changes, you will also receive direct professional bonuses such as access to advertised jobs from top employers. There will also be plenty of opportunities to progress further through access to industry events and training sessions where you can boost your network.
The positive impact ACCA will have on your lifestyle is vast, and you will soon reap the rewards!
If you want to continue your education, you might be interested in LSBF’s MA in Finance and Investment - or if you didn’t manage to pass this time round, LSBF offers plenty of revision courses to make sure you have the best chance of achieving a thriving career in accountancy.