ACCA strategic professional LEVEL
advanced audit & assurance (aaa)
The AAA subject is one of four options and are the final exam hurdle before you can become an ACCA member – choosing the ones you are most comfortable with will, hopefully, improve your chances of success. Within the Strategic Professional Level of ACCA there are four options. Advanced Financial Management (AFM) Advanced Performance Management (APM) Advanced Taxation (ATX) & Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA) You have to select, study and pass only two of these four exams
You may qualify for exemptions which let you start your studies at a level that is consistent with the knowledge and skills gained from prior learning. They provide you with the quickest route to ACCA membership.
Click below to establish any exemptions you may be awarded along with further information and important dates.
ARE YOU READY FOR AAA?
An important factor in AAA exam success is the underpinning knowledge from Audit and Assurance. So, whether you are new to ACCA, haven’t studied for a while, or just want to check how well you know the core materials, we have created 5 self-check quizzes to assess your underlying knowlegde and get personalised advice on your next steps and how to study for AAA efficiently.
Don't Forget! As part of your journey to become an ACCA member, you must demonstrate relevant skills and experience within a real work environment. This is what ACCA's Practical Experience Requirement (PER) is all about.
To complete ACCA and gain membership you will need to achieve 36 months of supervised experience. This should be in a relevant accounting or finance role.DOWNLOAD THE PER GUIDe FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PER here
The AAA syllabus is essentially divided into seven areas.
The syllabus starts with the legal and regulatory environment including money laundering, and professional and ethical considerations, including the Code of Ethics and professional liability. This then leads into procedures in practice management, including quality control and the acceptance and retention of professional engagements. The syllabus then covers the audit of financial statements, including planning and evidence gathering. It then covers the completion, evidence evaluation and review and reporting on an audit of historical financial information.
A) Regulatory Environment
B) Professional and Ethical Considerations
C) Quality Control and Practice Management
D) Planning and conducting an audit of historical financial information
E) Completion, review and reporting
F) Other assignments
G) Current Issues and Developments
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