Making the right decision about your career can be daunting at any stage in your life, here you will find all the information you need to get ahead in accountancy, audit, finance or business with the AIA.

"I found that the skills and expertise I obtained in studying the AIA Professional Qualification are essential in my day-to-day role."

AIA is an internationally recognised and respected accountancy body; founded in 1928, we were established to create a global network of accountants, and today we have members worldwide. Nowadays AIA offers a range of qualifications for today’s business professionals; which are recognised throughout the industry, and around the world.

As a membership body we provide a representative voice for our members; in consultation with governments, standard-setters, businesses and other organisations; we offer high-value technical communications, events, and networking opportunities; and ensure that our members meet the necessary CPD, ethical and professional standards.

AIA members work in private practice and throughout industry and commerce. Many of our members are at the top of their profession, from senior management to director level, and represent some of the most important and profitable firms in the world. With a select membership demographic, including high numbers of these influential decision makers, the AIA is a truly prestigious organisation.

We offer a range of membership categories reflecting your progression through your career and each membership category comes with its own tailored set of member benefits. If you are at the beginning of your career journey, please refer to the Qualifications section to see which AIA qualification would best suit you.

By choosing to join the thousands of members already part of AIA, you are choosing to join an organisation that will offer a flexible and tailored package to suit you, your career, your aspirations and your future. We look forward to welcoming you.

For information on joining The AIA, please email our Membership Team on