“FMI provides accreditation unlike any other finance qualification, it sets the standard in financial modeling because it teaches candidates to elegantly structure, efficiently build, and clearly communicate," said Reza Ali, Director of Learning and Commercial at ACCA.
NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 22, 2023
The Financial Modeling Institute (FMI), the only financial modeling accreditation body in the world, serving candidates in over 50 countries, announced today its collaboration with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) based in the UK. The new partnership highlights both organizations’ commitment to provide the most relevant, cutting-edge education in the field. ACCA members will have the opportunity to obtain FMI’s Level 1 Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) accreditation, enabling them to differentiate themselves by demonstrating that they have the advanced financial modeling skills most valued by employers worldwide. FMI is recognized globally for providing the most respected accreditations in financial modeling.
“Financial modeling has never been more important for accountants, and our new partnership with FMI provides our members with the ability to further strengthen their value to any company or organization,” said Reza Ali, Director of Learning and Commercial at ACCA. “FMI provides accreditation unlike any other finance qualification, it sets the standard in financial modeling because it teaches candidates to elegantly structure, efficiently build, and clearly communicate. This collaboration will have an important role in leading our members into the future of the accounting profession.”
“We’re thrilled to be able to partner with ACCA to provide them with a new accreditation that allows its members to clearly demonstrate their hands-on abilities,” said Ian Schnoor, Executive Director of the FMI. “We are committed to developing and delivering accreditation programs that allow candidates to significantly advance their careers. The Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) program covers the design and creation of a best-in-class three-statement model of a company that adheres to industry best practices. To be able to offer our programs to ACCA’s 241,000 members in 178 countries and regions is an honor.”
ACCA Chief Executive Helen Brand said: “This exciting accreditation marks the global gold-standard for financial modeling, so we’re delighted to be working with FMI on this. Through this partnership and by offering this qualification we’re supporting our members’ career success as well as opening the door to connections with fellow professionals.”
ACCA members interested in obtaining FMI’s AFM accreditation can find more information and enroll at the ACCA Learning website.
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants.
We’re a thriving global community of 241,000 members and 542,000 future members based in 178 countries and regions, who work across a wide range of sectors and industries. We uphold the highest professional and ethical values.
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About The Financial Modeling Institute (FMI)
The FMI’s mission is to promote awareness, excellence and discipline in financial modeling globally through its world-class accreditation programs. Through research and testing, the FMI has developed exams that set the bar high with regards to modeling skills and validation. The FMI provides learning resources to support candidates, and offers proctored, rigorous financial modeling exams.
The FMI offers the Level 1 Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) accreditation, the Level 2 Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM) accreditation, and the Level 3 Master Financial Modeler (MFM) accreditation. The FMI also offers an introductory program to financial modeling called FMI Foundations.
The FMI’s accreditations are relevant for professionals working in accounting, asset management, banking, business development, credit, private equity, venture capital, and other areas. Find out more about The Financial Modeling Institute at https://fminstitute.com/
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