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    Hi all

    My employer, the FCA, offers an ACA training agreement which I can apply for even though my role is not accountancy, per se (though I believe an understanding of accounting helps). If I successfully applied for the programme I could spend about 12 montha on secondment in financcial reporting internally and to an audit firm, though the rest of the three years would be spent investigating firms and individuals for criminal or regulatory breaches.

    Would anyone be able to give an opinion on whether this would be worth pursuing? It seems like a good opportunity to gain a valuable qualification. On the flip side, I wouldn't want to do all that work and not to be considered 'properly' qualified because I hadn't done much audit or accounting.

    Would be good to hear anyone's thoughts, who works in the accounting sector or has opinions of the job market, or otherwise.

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