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
I started off this challenge feeling pretty confident I had no problems controlling my spending, but one month into it, I wasn’t quite sure. Over the 4 month period of being deliberate with my money, the lessons learnt are: Continue reading “Me & My Money – Part 6 (what I’ve learnt)”
Tunde Ayoola Johnson ACCA
Tunde is a consultant in Lagos, Nigeria. He studied accountancy at university in Nigeria, and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Being an ACCA member has provided him a platform to apply his skills globally. He had always wanted to be a chartered accountant and got interested in ACCA through their magazines. Continue reading “The Chartered Accountant – 6”
This week, I fell off my high horse when I discovered I am a hypocrite! Last week I paid good money to have 5 wigs made from different bundles of European hair I’ve had lying around. I was pretty certain I was above spending on what I consider frivolous, as stated in Part 1 of this series. Continue reading Me & My Money – Part 5
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
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