ACCA student questions

Readers’ Questions

Although both ACCA and ICAN are accounting bodies, it is best not to think of comparing them in terms of ‘which is better‘ . I have previously answered a question on them here. ICAN is a national accounting body, while ACCA is global. In my opinion, and experience from working in Nigeria, I think ACCA has a slight edge over ICAN, but work experience does … Continue reading Readers’ Questions

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ACCA student questions

Readers’ Questions

Depending on what exemptions you get, you’ll be starting with the Fundamental Level papers. With a B.Sc in Economics from a Nigerian university, you may be entitled to exemptions from papers F1 to F3.  You can find out how many papers you’ll be exempted from here.  Remember though, even if you take exemptions, you will be expected to pay for the papers you  are exempted … Continue reading Readers’ Questions

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Readers’ Questions -No.20

I strongly believe anyone can do ACCA/ICAN, it just takes discipline and dedication. I know of a lady who did Microbiology for her B.Sc, and then went on to do ACCA. Career-wise, deciding on a profession in my opinion is a personal choice based on preferences, aspirations etc. Becoming an executive is part qualifications, and part ability. What I mean is – the qualifications get … Continue reading Readers’ Questions -No.20

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Readers’ Questions

The basis of your exemptions is that you will have gained the knowledge from papers F1 – F4 from your university degree, so a certain level of competency is expected when you achieve your B.com. Don’t spend your time worrying about papers F5 – F9 while still studying for your degree. The first step in any challenge is believing you are competent enough to try; it’s … Continue reading Readers’ Questions

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New Year Challenges

Happy New Year and all of that! Late last year, everyone with bank accounts in Nigeria received emails stating that international payments would no longer be possible from Nigerian bank accounts/with cards issued from banks in Nigeria. This was in compliance with regulations from the Central Bank of Nigeria, which is part of measures by the current government to fight corruption, and shore-up the Naira. … Continue reading New Year Challenges

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