Company Accounts and Audit
A chartered accountant, It was the first accounting body to form, It was established in Scotland in 1854. The Edinburgh Society of Accountants (1854), the Glasgow Institute of Accountants and Actuaries (1854) and the Aberdeen Society of Accountants (1867) were each granted a royal charter almost from their inception. The title is an internationally recognised professional designation and is generally equivalent to the American certified public accountant designation.
Chartered accountants work in all fields of business and finance, including audit, taxation, financial and general management.
Chartered accountants’ institutes require members to undertake a minimum level of continuing professional development to stay professionally competitive.