About us

We're the world's most forward-thinking professional accountancy body.

We believe that accountancy is vital for economies to grow and prosper, which is why we work all over the world to build the profession and make society fairer and more transparent.

We have more than 241,000 fully qualified members and 542,000 future members worldwide. They're among the world’s best-qualified and most highly sought-after accountants - and they work in every sector you can imagine.

Organisations know and trust our designation. We're out there every day, connecting with businesses large and small, governments, educational establishments and opinion formers. We're on top of emerging trends, legislation and legal requirements, helping to shape them.

Because of all this, we’re able to create the innovative, strategic-thinking accountants our fast-changing world needs.

Our purpose and values

Our distinctive character is shaped by our purpose and values, which define our approach to the global profession.

Who we are

We're leading the way in the accountancy profession, building partnerships around the world and protecting the public interest.

What we do

We use our voice to shape and strengthen our profession.

Our history timeline

From 1904, we've been known for our progressive and modern thinking, driving innovation across the global profession.

Work for us

We may have a rewarding career waiting for you.

Annual reports

Read our reports and discover our activities and what we stand for.


Catch up with accountancy news and our recent developments.

Find an accountant

Our members are trained to the highest level and are regulated throughout their career.

ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants