List of Accountancy Bodies and Organisations
Institute of Chartered Accountants in
England & Wales (ICAEW)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) is the largest professional accountancy body in Europe.
The ICAEW has over 200,000 members and the ICAEW was established by Royal Charter in 1880.
The ICAEW offers members world recognised qualifications.
Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA)
The Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) is the largest and probably the fastest-growing global accountancy professional body with 300,000 students and over 200,000 members in 170 countries.
The ACCA offer word recognised accountancy qualifications.
Chartered Institute of Management
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is membership body that offers an internationally recognised professional qualification in management accountancy.
CIMA focuses on accounting for business.
Association of International Accountants
The Association of International Accountants (AIA) was founded in the UK in 1928.
AIA is as a professional accountancy body which aims to promoted ‘international accounting’ and create a global network of accountants in over 85 countries worldwide.
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is one of the leading professional accountancy bodies in the UK and the only one which specialises in the public sector. It is less commonof CIPFA members to be in practice as accountants aimed at members of the public. CIPFA members tend to work for Government or public departments.
European Accounting Association (EAA)
The European Accounting Association (EAA) aims to link together European accounting scholars and researchers, to provide a platform for the wider expansion of European accounting research
EAA was established in 1977 and has had a major impact on the accounting research community throughout Europe.
Institute of Financial Accountants
The Institute of Financial Accountants, established in 1916.
It is the largest professional body of its type in the world.
It represents members and students in more than eighty countries around the world and provides a qualification and continuous professional development for those who want to become financial accountants.