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If your work experience includes any of the aspects listed below you will be required to provide additional information to support your application.

If you wish lecturing experience to be used towards the PER for membership you can submit up to a maximum of 12 months. The experience must be at a level at least equivalent to the Fundamentals level of the ACCA Qualification, covering basic accounting, business studies and finance related subjects.

Please ensure you provide details of the subjects and level taught together with your invitation acceptance or application form.

Work experience gained on a part-time basis can only count towards the PER for membership on a pro-rata basis. ACCA considers full-time work experience to be 140 hours per month. 1,540 hours of part-time work equates to 12 months of full-time work experience – this discounts annual leave, etc.

If you are including part-time experience towards the 36-month requirement, please provide a breakdown of any part-time hours worked with your invitation acceptance or application form.

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If you work in public practice and you sign or produce any accounts or report or certificate or tax return concerning any person/organisations financial affairs that may be relied upon by a third party you are required to include a current job description together with your invitation acceptance or application form.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2014