Are you at that stage of life where you think relocating to Canada will be better for your career and life in general? Well, it is a very crucial decision to make and more so if you have a credited certification like ACCA, you must be having doubts, where it will bring some value to your profile in Canada or not. Let us answer all your doubts here in this article.
ACCA is a qualification that is most recognized in all the developed countries across the globe. Thus countries like UK, Australia, Canada, and many others recognize ACCA as a professional qualification and you find job openings in these countries related to the certification.
If you are ACCA qualified, you can apply for these job roles in Canada
- banking jobs
- account advisory
- internal audit
- investigation advisory
- audit & assurance
- risk advisory and others.
In Canada to increase your probability of getting a job in the accountancy area, you need to give just one test related to Corporate and Taxation Law if you are an ACCA qualified person. With this, you can apply for the job with an exemption of Canadian accounting certification which is CGA(Certified General Accountant).
Also, preferably you must complete the Canadian Tax and Law course that is conducted by CPA Canada. Also, you can even get an exemption from this course, if you have passed from a recognized institution of Canada with an equivalent course.
As a ACCA trainee, the average salary is around £19,300 per annum and that of part-qualified and ACCA finalists, the annual average salary goes up to £25,800 and
£30,700 respitvely. Also, salaries can go as high as £64,000 on an average annually for ACCA qualified professionals
Thus, if you an ACCA qualified professional, you have a bright future in Canada.