Legally anyone can call themselves an accountant regardless of qualifications, training or experience.
An ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales) Chartered Accountant must:
◾complete at least three years in-depth training, theoretical and practical;
◾keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date by undertaking continued professional development training every year;
◾hold a practising certificate and professional indemnity insurance;
◾be subject to review under the ICAEW Practice Assurance scheme, which ensures the accountant is committed to quality assurance and upholds and develops the highest professional standards; and
◾be bound by the ICAEW Code of Ethics and subject to their disciplinary procedures.
How can an ICAEW Chartered Accountant help you?
ICAEW Chartered Accountants are at the foremost of their profession. Due to their rigorous training they have in-depth up-to-date knowledge and technical expertise that they can apply to all financial situations. ICAEW Chartered Accountants are trained to listen and question in order to provide high quality advice, sound judgements and insight into your finances. The ICAEW Code of Ethics ensures their professionalism and responsibility to their clients at all times.
For more information contact Tracy Newman, Chartered Accountant on 0333 557 0135 or at firstname.lastname@example.org