The Corporate Accountant - is regarded as a Fully Academically Qualified Professional Accountant specialising in all aspects of Corporate Accounting operating at the professional level. They are more senior than an Advanced Accounting Technician and will be further qualified in Advanced Accountancy, Performance Management, Decision Making, and Risk and Control Management. He or She will be competently qualified to manage the financial and management aspects of organisations of all sizes. They may typically find themselves employed in large organisations in business critical positions of great importance or find themselves working as consultants specialising in all aspects of Corporate Accounting matters.

Level Descriptor

Achievement at this level reflects the ability to refine and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to address complex problems that have limited definition. It includes taking responsibility for planning and developing courses of action that are able to underpin substantial change or development, as well as exercising broad autonomy and judgement. It also reflects an understanding of different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the theories that underpin them

FUNDAMENTAL 1

Qualifications in this group provide a number of Core Essential Skills that are ideally suited to supporting your application to become a Certificate in Technical Accounting. These qualifications provide the foundation of skills that you will need in order to progress to the next Professional Level.

Certificate in Technical Accounting will typically be regarded as competently qualified to manage a set of accounting books up to and including Trial Balance. They may well be employed in various sized organisations as junior accountants, and find themselves in charge of small sections of accounting clerks in medium to large companies, or they may be self-employed book-keepers preparing the basic accounts for very small businesses and other self-employed persons.

Level Descriptor

Achievement at this level reflects the ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to address problems that are well defined but complex and non-routine. It includes taking responsibility for overall courses of action as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within fairly broad parameters. It also reflects understanding of different perspectives or approaches within an area of study or work.

Papers

Financial Accounting 1.1

Managerial Accounting 1.1

Business Mathematics and Quantitaive Metehods 1.3

Economics 1.4

ADVANCED LEVEL

Qualifications in this group provide a number of Core Essential Skills that you can add to those you have gained at Fundamental Level. They are ideally suited to supporting your application to become a Certificate in Advanced Technical Accounting. These qualifications further enhance your portfolio of skills that you require in order to progress to becoming a Certificate in Project or Corporate Accounting

A Certificate in Advanced Technical Accounting will be regarded as more senior than Technical Accounting and will be further qualified in aspects of Law, IT, Audit, and Taxation. They may typically find themselves employed in various sized organisations as more experienced junior accountants, perhaps in charge of small departments, or specialising in particular reporting roles. Again, they may be self-employed book-keepers, perhaps employing other book-keepers within their business, and preparing the basic accounts for small businesses and other self-employed persons.

Level Descriptor

Achievement at this level reflects the ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to address broadly-defined, complex problems. It includes taking responsibility for planning and developing courses of action as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within broad parameters. It also reflects understanding of different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the reasoning behind them.

Papers

Information Technology 2.1

Business Law 2.2

Audit 2.3

Taxation 2.4

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

The Corporate Accountant - is regarded as a Fully Academically Qualified Professional Accountant specialising in all aspects of Corporate Accounting operating at the professional level. They are more senior than an Advanced Accounting Technician and will be further qualified in Advanced Accountancy, Performance Management, Decision Making, and Risk and Control Management. He or She will be competently qualified to manage the financial and management aspects of organisations of all sizes. They may typically find themselves employed in large organisations in business critical positions of great importance or find themselves working as consultants specialising in all aspects of Corporate Accounting matters.

Level Descriptor

Achievement at this level reflects the ability to refine and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to address complex problems that have limited definition. It includes taking responsibility for planning and developing courses of action that are able to underpin substantial change or development, as well as exercising broad autonomy and judgement. It also reflects an understanding of different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the theories that underpin them

Papers

Advanced Accountancy (3.1) 

Performance Management (3.5)

Decision Making Management (3.6)

Risk and Control Management (3.7)

STRATEGIC LEVEL

The Advanced  Corporate  Accountant –- is regarded as a Fully Academically Qualified Professional Accountant specialising in all aspects of Corporate  and Programme Accounting and Management operating at the strategic level. They are more senior than Advanced corporate Accounting and will be further qualified in Strategic Business Planning, Strategic Financial Planning, and Strategic ICT Planning. They will be competently qualified to manage the financial, management, and strategic aspects of organisations of any size, and in particular of those organisations which are primarily project orientated. They may typically find themselves employed in large organisations in business critical positions normally at board level or find themselves working as senior consultants specialising in all aspects of Corporate Accounting.

Qualifications in this group provide a number of Core Essential Skills that you can add to those you have gained at Levels for fundamental, advanced and professional. They are ideally suited to supporting your application to become an Advanced Project & Corporate Accounting, and will further enhance your portfolio of skills in order to assure your progress towards becoming an Advanced Project & Corporate Accounting.

The Advanced Project & Corporate Accounting are a Fully Qualified Professional Accountant operating at the Strategic level. They are competently qualified to manage the financial, management, and strategic aspects of organisations of any size. They may typically find themselves employed in large organisations in business critical positions normally at board level or working as partners and senior consultants specialising in all aspects of accounting and business matters.

Level Descriptor

Achievement at this level reflects the ability to reformulate and use relevant understanding, methodologies and approaches to address problematic situations that involve many interacting factors. It includes taking responsibility for planning and developing courses of action that initiate or underpin substantial change or development, as well as exercising broad autonomy and judgement. It also reflects an understanding of relevant theoretical and methodological perspectives, and how they affect their area of study or work.

Papers

Strategic Business Planning 4.1

Strategic Financial Planning 4.2

Strategic ICT Planning 4.3