ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has launched a Russian language Advanced Diploma in Finance and Business, extending its support for the development of the finance and accountancy profession across the Russian-speaking world.

With the first exam sitting taking place in December, the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Finance & Business (Rus) is a suite of exams, aligned to the Applied Skills exams of the ACCA Qualification, that’s available in the Russian language. The new exams support ACCA’s aim to be a significant contributor to the accountancy profession in Russia and other countries, and to support a wider uptake of the ACCA professional qualification.

Helen Brand OBE, chief executive of ACCA, said: “Our new offering of the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Finance & Business (Rus) brings a wealth of opportunity to business people in Russian speaking regions, and highlights our commitment to those markets. As we continue to grow our brand, we aim to make a valuable contribution to accountancy professions and economic sustainability.”

The ACCA Advanced Diploma in Finance & Business (Rus) is available to people who are based in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

The ACCA Advanced Diploma in Finance & Business (Rus) is made up of six exams and the Ethics and Professional Skills module. The exams are:

  • Russian Taxation (Rus)
  • Performance Management (Rus)
  • Financial Management (Rus)
  • Financial Reporting (Rus)
  • Audit & Assurance (Rus)
  • Russian Law (Rus)
  • Ethics & Professional Skills Module (Rus).

All Russian language exams will be available twice a year, in June and December, with the first exam session taking place in December 2019. On successful completion of the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Finance & Business (Rus), students are able to progress to the Strategic Professional level of the ACCA Qualification which, combined with relevant experience and ethics training, will lead to ACCA membership. Strategic Professional exams are offered in English only.