Acting on your feedback

Thanks to those of you who recently took part in ACCA's affiliate relationship survey. Find out how we are responding to the findings.

You asked for access to job training opportunities 

ACCA Careers provides future members with access to job opportunities globally. At the time of writing, the site features 35,000 finance roles from companies such as EY, PwC, Amazon, Nestlé and Deloitte, to name just a few of the multinationals, as well as many other placements in small and medium-sized businesses and practices.

If you haven't already, register with ACCA Careers today and sign up to receive job alerts straight into your email inbox.

In addition, look out for regular job lists in Advance featuring details of finance roles in your region.

You asked for access to skills, training and development

More than ever, professional accountants need to have advanced digital knowledge and practical skills so that they can harness new technology and guide digital investment and decision-making.

Therefore, why not sharpen your digital intelligence by accessing a range of resources (including free and discounted online learning) on ACCA’s digital intelligence hub?

You asked for connections with employers

ACCA’s Virtual Career Fairs have gone from strength-to-strength, as well as from region-to-region, and provide opportunities for members and future members to network with employers who are actively seeking ACCA talent.

They also give attendees the chance to enhance their employability skills with expert advice and tools – all designed to enhance career progression and tailored to your stage on the ACCA journey.

Look out for details of future Virtual Careers Fairs in Advance.

You asked for careers advice

Make sure to read Advance for regular careers and soft skills advice.

In addition, did you know that ACCA Careers is so much more than a jobs board with lots of jobs? The careers advice section contains a stream of fresh content tailored specifically for the career concerns and ambitions of ACCA future members like you. This is where you’ll find all of ACCA’s career performance psychologist Dr Rob Yeung’s videos and articles, and more.

You asked for industry insights

In Advance, look out for the answers to the big questions around being an accountant as we feature the latest findings from ACCA’s Policy and Insights team through their latest reports and webinars. This will help you think ahead, armed with knowledge that helps strengthen our profession today and forms the foundations for tomorrow.

In this edition of Advance, don’t miss details of the latest report from ACCA's Policy and Insights team, Leading inclusion.

You asked for connections to ACCA members

ACCA has an experienced global network of professionally qualified members, and their wealth of knowledge can be shared with affiliates like you. While Covid-19 restrictions have limited the opportunity for face-to-face events and interactions, there are still options for connecting with people online and through ACCA's global mentoring programme, which aims to make impactful connections, providing opportunities for personal and professional growth.

The programme helps individuals to set goals and build a culture of inclusion. It also includes useful resources available to help map out a successful mentor and mentee relationship.

You asked for PER advice

Struggling with your PER? Finding it difficult to achieve your performance objectives? What about finding the right person to act as your practical experience supervisor? Look out for ongoing regular advice on how to complete your PER in Advance, as well as on the affiliates section of the ACCA website and in our online guides.