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ACA Advanced Level exam results published

Author: ICAEW

Published: 15 Dec 2023

ICAEW students have today (FRIDAY 15 DECEMBER 2023) received the results of their November 2023 ACA Advanced Level exams.

In total, 5,741 students sat exams in September, and achieved the following pass rates:

  • Case Study: 80.3%
  • Corporate Reporting: 80.0%
  • Strategic Business Management: 83.9%

Will Holt, ICAEW Managing Director for Education and Training, said:

“Well done to all ICAEW students who passed their Advanced Level exams, and an additional congratulations to those who received one of our subject or Annual Orders of Merit prizes.

“My commiserations to those who did not get the results they were hoping for on this occasion.”

“We wish all of our students every success in their future studies and their careers.”


November 2023

Case Study

First place and the Whinney prize

  • James Blackwell, London (RSM UK Audit LLP)

Corporate Reporting

First place and the Quilter prize

  • Alison Gamble, London (HW Fisher LLP)

Strategic Business Management

Joint first place and the Walton prize

  • Freddie Plews, Cambridge (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
  • Louis Fitzgerald, Welwyn Garden City (RSM UK Corporate Finance LLP)


November 2023

Joint first place and the Peat prize

  • Charlotte Hart, Dorking (Mazars LLP)
  • Matt Hellewell, Manchester (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)

Third place and the Fletcher prize

  • Simon Biasi, London (PKF Littlejohn LLP)

Joint fourth place and the Strachan prize

  • James Blackwell, London (RSM UK Audit LLP)
  • Lydia Bennett-Li, Eastbourne (Moore Kingston Smith LLP)

Joint sixth place and the Tattersall-Walker prize

  • Kate Branley, Milton Keynes (BDO LLP)
  • Bradley Driver, London (Grant Thornton UK LLP)

Eighth place

  • Harry Wilson, Birmingham (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)

Joint ninth place

  • Thomas Coe, Alfreton (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
  • Mitchell Simmonds, Bromley (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)

Joint eleventh place

  • Oliver Beressi, Manchester (KPMG LLP)
  • William Clennell, Camberley (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)

Joint thirteenth place

  • Isaac Barkway, London (National Audit Office)
  • Isabella Vesperinas, Rossendale (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)


Notes to editors:

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