Why Use a CA?

Behind the simple letters CA are years of study, ongoing training and a professional body that ensures CAs comply with the highest professional standards.

Businesses are faced with complex decisions every day, these decisions are made easier, with the help of a Chartered Accountant. Whether you’re just starting out or have been in business for years, a Chartered Accountant can provide expert advice to help set your business up for ongoing success.

Chartered accountants are:

  • bound by a code of ethics and required to follow professional standards
  • trained for a minimum of six years to achieve the Chartered Accountant designation*
  • required to undertake professional development training
  • members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand are subject to its disciplinary procedures and periodic reviews
  • eligible to obtain a Certificate of Public Practice which enables them to offer servicesto the public as a Chartered Accountant.

Chartered Accountants are members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, an internationally recognised network of approximately 120,000 professionals who each use

their skills to help businesses like yours build successful, sustainable and prosperous futures.

*The Chartered Accountants Program is the only professional accounting education program recognised as a formal Post Graduate qualification in Australia and New Zealand (Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting).