AIA & YOUR BUSINESS

AIA can add value to your business - whether it is through upskilling your team with AIA qualifications, the addition of an AIA trainee or qualified International Accountant to enhance your workforce, by tapping into the business acumen of an AIA member in practice, or by joining the Association yourself, and taking advantage of our world class resources and services.

SKILLS FOR YOUR WORKFORCE

AIA offers a range of qualifications and educational opportunities to suit all kinds of people looking to enter the accountancy profession, at all stages of their lives and careers. From school leavers, to graduates, to those already working.

RECRUIT A WORLD CLASS CANDIDATE

Our qualifications create world class accountants. Progression through the AIA professional exams equips our students and members with the skills that you need in your business - AIA qualifications are broad-based, covering all aspects of accountancy - providing with you with an accountant educated to the equivalent of a master's degree and able to apply that knowledge in a work environment.

UPSKILL YOUR EMPLOYEES

As an employer, AIA qualifications offer you greater flexibility to give your staff the training appropriate to their roles and responsibilities. You can shape training around your business needs. Our qualifications are designed in response to employer's demands, ensuring you have a suitably skilled workforce. You can attract and retain employees by being able to offer nationally recognised qualifications, which encourage progression through the company.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

AIA organises an annual programme of CPD events, tackling all of the key topics essential for accountants to keep abreast of the profession, making it easy for you to meet your professional CPD requirements, and get the most out of your training budget. In collaboration with leading developers and publishers of online professional development courses, AIA offer an extensive library of online CPD courses. Competitively priced, the online courses place you in control of your learning, and offer an easy and convenient way to achieve verifiable CPD units.

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AIA MEMBERSHIP

Being able to call yourself an International Accountant demonstrates that you are equipped to do business in an increasingly diverse and globalised world. If you already have a professional accountancy qualification, and have a proven track record of experience, you may be eligible for direct membership of AIA. AIA membership can enhance your existing professional designation and give you access to the support and services already enjoyed by thousands of International Accountants worldwide.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR PRACTICE

With an AIA practising certificate you can accept an appointment as an independent examiner; promote yourself as an accountant available to the public to sign or generate reports, accounts, certificates or tax returns, and communicate with HMRC, banks and other financial institutions on behalf of clients. AIA has supervisory status under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and is included in the Charities Act 2006 as a body whose members are able to act as independent examiners. AIA is committed to ensuring that all our members in practice have access to the right information, support and guidance to ensure you operate a successful practice and make it easy for you to comply with all necessary regulations.

ACCELERATE YOUR GROWTH

Working with an International Accountant can accelerate the growth of your business - giving you access to an accountancy and business expert; qualified to the highest standard, with the latest knowledge and information, and who is bound by a Code of Ethics. AIA members in practice have committed to support small businesses, through offering SMEs a free consultation. Their accountancy and finance knowledge puts them in a prime position to support the develop of your business and play a crucial role in helping your company grow.