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There are so many varied and exciting roles available in accounting and bookkeeping. Every business in every industry needs someone to look after its finances.

What's it like to work in finance?
What's it like to work in finance?

Learn about job roles, salaries and how to grow an exciting finance career.

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Give your staff practical finance training with AAT qualifications and short courses, trusted by employers around the world for over 40 years.

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Become an AAT professional member

Gain professional recognition for your skills, boost your earning potential and join our global network of finance professionals.

"Becoming a professional member has opened up more doors: the knowledge AAT teaches is recognised so widely."

A leading voice in finance

AAT represents its members as a thought leader in the finance industry. We engage with government departments and organisations that help to shape policy, and provide events, news and insight to support the profession.

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Improving the effectiveness of the Money Laundering Regualtions

AAT supports the Government’s drive to combat money laundering and terrorist financing and to ensure that UK businesses are appropriately supported.

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Raising Standards in the Tax Advice Market: AAT's submission to HMRC

AAT argues for mandatory membership of professional bodies for all paid-for tax advisers to address the high levels of poor-quality tax advice in the UK.

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Public Accounts Committee’s Inquiry: HMRC Customer Service

AAT acknowledges that HMRC is working hard to deliver improvements and solutions; however, it needs more investment in its customer services.

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A world-class education system: Advanced British Standard (ABS)

AAT believes that students can reach their full potential by obtaining the skills valued by employers with the Advanced British Standard.

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Spring Budget 2024 representation

This representation ahead of the March 2024 Spring Budget sets out AAT’s policy position on tax, professional standards, support for SMEs and late payments.

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Strengthening financial education: inquiry

The APPG on Financial Education for Young People reported that numerous young people lack knowledge, skills, and behaviours for effective money management.

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Beale honours Myanmar educator teaching against the odds

Myanmar based MAS Education: Management and Accountancy school wins International Training Provider of the Year.

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Advisory group meets to come up with ideas for next generation

AAT’s employer, student and training provider advisory groups gathered once more to help shape the journeys of the next generation.  

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AAT and MIA aligned on value of accounting technicians

The keenly anticipated amendments to Malaysia’s Accountants Act aims to improve regulation and address the shortage of qualified accounting professionals.

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