How ACCA helped me get promoted at work

soramsey —  9 April 2014 — 3 Comments

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by ACCA student blogger Hafeez Adeboye

Recently I have moved into a new role in my organisation, which is a promotion from my previous position. A couple of things were responsible for my career progression, but the top reason was that I am studying for the ACCA Qualification.

That is, indirectly – in terms of employers respecting the qualification – and directly – through the knowledge gained studying the ACCA syllabus and exams. Studying ACCA has provided the theoretical and practical knowledge required to rise to the challenge of my new role.

The changes to my responsibilities in the new role meant that I needed a principal level of experience and knowledge. Studying ACCA, particularly the fact that I took relevant exam papers such as F8 and F9, has equipped me with an understanding of what is required in my new role – and how to deliver on this requirement.

My employer has more faith in my skills because of the hard work, knowledge and application required to pass the exams in the ACCA Qualification. Studying ACCA made the transition into my new role easier – and it ran more smoothly as a result.

What I am sure of is the fact that the day I become an ACCA member, my opportunities will become endless. I believe this status puts you in high demand with employers (as well as on a seven-digit salary), especially in my part of the world – where quality and assurance are in high demand.

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3 responses to How ACCA helped me get promoted at work

  1. 

    Congratulations, Hafeez! All the best in your future undertakings!

  2. 
    Farirai Zengeni 10 April 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Help me with follow up of my Application form;
    i sent to your Zimbabwe, Harare office.

  3. 

    @Farirai. I have taken your application number and your cell phone number out of this post so that they’re not used for spam/fraud purposes. However I have passed on these details to our Zimbabwe office to contact you on. Also if you would like to contact them directly, their details are as follows: Mobile: 0778 073 993 -5 / Telephone: 263 (4) 744 524 745 880 / email: info@zw.accaglobal.com. I hope this helps! Best wishes, Sophie.

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