Employers and the public sector

For public finance leaders of the future, ACCA is your partner of choice. Our qualifications directly answer the needs of the public sector for today and tomorrow.

Public service excellence

We understand that public service excellence and value for money matter in developed and developing economies around the world. That’s why our resources support finance professionals. We equip you to deliver excellent public financial management and develop the strategic, forward thinking public sector accountants that the world needs.

Global support at a local level

Because we’re global, we can tailor our support at a local level to share the unique expertise that we’ve acquired by working with major partners - from governments to donor agencies and beyond. Our market-leading research signposts future developments, helping you to anticipate how finance is changing in the public sector.

Worldwide presence

Together with our 64,000 members and students working in the public sector worldwide, we ethically support the business of government and build stronger societies worldwide. Throughout their careers, we help make them invaluable business partners with strong professional skills. We currently have over 640 approved employers in the public sector from around the world.

Self-sustaining accountancy

Our partnerships have been integral in founding a national self-sustaining accountancy profession in numerous countries globally, including Botswana, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Mauritius, Swaziland, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia.

ACCA and the public sector

Find out more about ACCA and the public sector from our leaflet available in the 'related documents' area on this page.