Accountancy is the process of communicating information about the financial state of an organisation to its stakeholders, usually in the form of financial statements. The broader skill set requires the individual to analyse, interpret and propose solutions to business related problems. Increasingly there is a need to understand and harness the data produced by an organisation in order to drive and manage change.
This competition has been designed to reflect the role of an Accountant and the standards that are expected within the financial sector. The competition will take the format of a set business case study with accompanying tasks and assessments to be undertaken in the given time period.
Strong IT skills
Customer service skills
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Learners who get through the passive stage (where they will be expected to prepare a submission for entry or participate in an online assessment), will be invited to take part in national qualifiers which take place across the UK between April and June. All competitors receive certification for their achievements at the qualifiers
The highest performers from the national qualifiers are invited to compete in the UK National Finals in November at WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers event
In light of the ongoing uncertainty relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be running the WorldSkills UK national competition cycle in 2020. We expect to resume competitions in 2021 and urge you to register your interest now so we can keep you advised of developments.