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Why Choose AIA

Whatever stage you are at in your career and wherever you are in the world, AIA membership will boost your credibility and help you to achieve your professional goals. AIA offers a bespoke membership experience, providing you with the tools, insights and support to pursue a successful career in accountancy, audit, finance or business.

Join AIA and be part of a growing network of accountants, shaping the accountancy profession and delivering exceptional knowledge and skills.

Here are just some of the reasons why the AIA is the right choice for you.

Career Progression
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Career Progression

Obtaining status as a professionally qualified accountant is a milestone in anyone’s career and demonstrates that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at the highest level. Whether you are looking to secure your first job, land a promotion, growth your practice or secure new business opportunities, the AIA qualification is recognised by employers and the public as a mark of excellence.

A Membership Pathway for Everyone
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A Membership Pathway for Everyone

With a strong belief that a career in accountancy should be open to all, AIA has developed a number of membership pathways designed to recognise where you are in your career, your existing qualifications, membership of other professional bodies and experience.

A Global Network
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A Global Network

Accountancy is a global profession and whether you aspire to work overseas or need to advise your clients about expanding their business internationally, AIA has a growing network of branches and members throughout the world that can help; enabling you to explore new trends and seek new opportunities.

Enhance Your Professional Status
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Enhance Your Professional Status

Boost your career and salary potential with our internationally recognised qualifications and designatory letters, which demonstrate your enhanced level of expertise and commitment to professional standards.


Visit the AIA Journey page to find the right route for you to start your journey as an International Accountant.