Accounting authorities - Changes to skills assessments

Accounting authorities - Changes to skills assessments

Minor changes are occurring to the skills assessment requirements for accounting professionals. The total number of core knowledge areas will be consolidated from the current 12 down to 9 core areas.

Applicants will need to meet at least seven (7) competency areas for all occupations, with the exception of External Auditors and Taxation Accountants, who will need to meet at least eight (8).

Further information is available from the three accounting bodies approved for migration skills assessment:

CPA Australia

Institute of Public Accountants

Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia