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More ACA training success stories

Read about how companies have benefited from employing ACA students and read testimonials from the staff directly involved with their in service training.

Over 2,800 different types and sizes of companies and organisations around the world including business and commerce, public services and accountancy firms already benefit by offering ACA training.


Andreas Avraamides - Ernst & Young, Cyprus

Andreas Avraamides

Partner, Ernst & Young, Cyprus

Qualifying as an ACA offers up career opportunities with no boundaries.

Clement Kwok King Man - Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels Ltd, Hong Kong

Clement Kwok King Man

CEO, Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels Ltd, Hong Kong

I certainly believe that the ACA qualification equips young people well for taking on key management responsibilities.

David Bailey - American Express, UK

David Bailey     

International Financial Controller, American Express, UK

American Express train ACAs as we recognise that it is a premier accounting qualification. We will be able to develop high calibre Finance professionals, who will have had a variety of work experience from an early stage. 

Evgenios C. Evgeniou – PwC, Cyprus

Evgenios C. Evgeniou

PwC, Cyprus

The ACA qualification is a premium business qualification, greatly sought after by graduates, which gives our trainees the technical and business knowledge and experience they need and more importantly helps them develop into all rounded professionals who can service our clients with integrity.

Matthew Blake - Centrica, UK

Matthew Blake

Group Chief Accountant, Centrica, UK

We want to attract new graduates into the organisation – people may otherwise have thought about joining a professional services firm to obtain the ACA, but are attracted to gaining industry experience. We believe this could us the edge in the graduate recruitment market.

Nik Jhangiani - Coca-Cola Hellenic, Greece

Nik Jhangiani

CFO, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Greece

Our passion for excellence is reflected in the investment we make in our people-development and performance programmes. Offering ACA training enhances the talent pool available to us.

Steve Dugmore - National Audit Office, UK

Steve Dugmore

Head of Recruitment and Professional Training, National Audit Office, UK

It’s good to be associated with a qualification that graduates will be interested in, and with the ICAEW, nothing stands still in terms of training and development. It is pretty forward-looking and responsive in that area.

Steven Wall - Zurich Financial Services UK

Steven Wall

Chair of accountancy graduate progression scheme, Zurich Financial Services, UK

The ACA doesn’t just provide technical skills, it also enhances the capacity to think. The flexibility of the structure means we can ramp up aspects of training as and when it’s needed. We get strong support from the ICAEW on relevant issues, with tools and graduate recruitment.

Terri Smith - Rickard Luckin Ltd, UK

Terri Smith

Client Services Director, Rickard Luckin, UK

It is a common preconception that training chartered accountants is expensive, but this isn’t necessarily so when compared to other qualifications...the cost carries less significance when considering the quality of the training and the added value a qualified ACA brings to a firm.