Chartered Accountant in various countries in Europe :
Each country in Europe has its own accounting body and accounting qualification.
Title: Bedrijvsrevisor or Reviseur d’Entreprise
Students must hold a university degree or equivalent foreign diploma and pass an initial trainee exam programme. Completion of a three year traineeship within a recognised practice firm is followed by a competency exam, comprising a written and oral test. Finally, successful students declare an oath before the ‘Court of Commerce’.
The qualification in Cyprus is identical in every way to the ACA examinations in England and Wales. This extends to the fact that candidates are taught in accordance with UK standards, even though Cyprus tends to deal amore with IFRS. The amount of experience required post-qualification is also identical.
Title: Réviseur d’Entreprises
Students must hold a full four year university degree and obtain a minimum of three years relevant experience within a recognised audit firm. During this period, the student must obtain a ‘Certification de Formation Complémentaire’, which comprises nine examinations. The final exam, ‘Diplome d’aptitude professionelle’, comprises a written and oral examination and presentation of a training report.
Title: CIPA (Certified International Professional Accountant)
Students must hold a university degree and have completed three years work experience in an economics or finance area before taking the professional examination. Students must also complete a six-month training period.
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Contributed by Jyotsna Singh