Principal Areas of Study
This course is for those who have completed Year 1 of the ACCA Accounting Technician Course
Management Accounting (FMA)
To develop the knowledge and ability to apply appropriate management accounting concepts and techniques for decision making, planning and control including forecasting techniques, the preparation of budgets and standard costs and performance measurement.
Accountant in Business (FAB)
To understand business in the context of its environment, including economic, legal, and regulatory influences on such aspects as governance, employment, health and safety, data protection and security. The syllabus also introduces key management and people issues such as individual and team behaviour, leadership, motivation, personal effectiveness and professional ethics in accounting and business.
Foundations in Taxation (FTX)
To develop the core knowledge of the underlying principles and the major technical areas of taxation, as they affect the activities of individuals and businesses, at a level appropriate for someone working at technician level.
Foundations in Financial Management (FFM)
To examine all aspects of cash and working capital management, and to develop an understanding of the sources of short and long-term finance. To develop the knowledge and understanding of the way organisations finance their operations and plan, allocate and control resources to optimise returns.