ACCA - The global body for professional accountants


ACCA qualifications develop broad and deep functional expertise enabling shared services and outsourced providers to deliver greater value and build capacity to develop their service offerings. We champion opportunity, diversity and integrity – values which make ACCA attractive to potential recruits. Together with our global reach, this opens up opportunities for you to access and develop new talent pools. By working with ACCA, you can:

  • reduce the cost of staff attrition by investing in employee capability by studying ACCA
  • enhance your reputation by creating a team of people with globally recognised accountancy qualifications
  • enhance productivity and margins by promoting consistency and quality to improve service delivery and reduce costs
  • develop future leaders – individuals that will provide sound management and leadership
  • optimise your operating model by getting insights that will help you to drive value.


We provide insights into finance function transformation  that promote thinking around optimum models for the delivery of finance and accounting services. Our shared services and outsourcing (SSO) programme is taking a comprehensive look at how organisational value is created through the use of SSO models as part of the target operating model for finance. Access our expert insights on finance transformation.


Subsequent phases of our research will focus on optimising the model, regional perspectives, upskilling the providers, driving value in the retained function and the vision for 2015–2020.

If you are a CFO, finance director, head of finance transformation, head of shared services or equivalent, and are interested in receiving further insights or contributing to our programme on finance transformation, please contact us. To find out more about our work in identifying future trends in finance and accounting for business, please visit our Research and Insights area.



Last updated: 8 Mar 2014

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