ACCA’s presence in the Caribbean dates back to the 1940s and the Caribbean is now one of ACCA’s key regions, with an established and ever-growing student and member population. The Caribbean office, currently located in Champs Fleurs in the east of Trinidad and Tobago, first opened its doors in 1998 and is headed by Brenda Lee Tang who leads a team of nine professionals.
ACCA Caribbean supports and is a main point of contact for more than 22,000 students, affiliates and members in 18 English-speaking territories including Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
The Caribbean team works closely with a range of stakeholders among them leading employers, tuition providers, joint scheme partners, regional governments, regulators and national and regional accounting bodies.
ACCA presently has five JES partnerships throughout the region with the following national institutes:
- ICABa - Barbados (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados)
- ICAJ - Jamaica (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica)
- ICATT - Trinidad and Tobago (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago)
- ICAG - Guyana (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana)
- ICAB - Belize (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Belize)