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Ryan Rambaccussing, Group Financial Controller, Financial Express
Part / Non Qualified Accountant (Corporate) Test
The Part / Non Qualified Accountant (Corporate) Test is designed for those working as accountants, but who are not full members of a professional body such as CPA. This would include those with tertiary qualifications in accounting, provisional members of professional accountancy bodies or those with no formal qualifications but whose work experience and job categorizes them as accountants.
This test specializes in assessing accounting knowledge and skills for roles in industry or commerce such as Company Accountant, where the role requires knowledge across all areas of accounting. The test does not address tax issues. If you're looking for a test for hiring in a public practice accounting have a look at our Part Qualified Accountant (Public Practice) Test - note suitable for USA only.
This test covers four core accounting activities:
- Double Entry
- Accounting and Financial Reporting (not incl accounting standards)
- Analysis and Advisory
- Budgeting and Forecasting
As a recruiting manager, you gain insight into candidate's skills and knowledge in each of these four activities, as well as a comparative overall score and performance against a norm group of other part or non qualified accountants. You can also identify a candidate's performance in the activities most relevant to your vacant role.
- Time to complete: 30 minutes
- Number of questions: 40
- Question Levels: Basic = 13, Intermediate = 14, Advanced = 13
- Questions per topic: Double Entry = 8, Accounting and Reporting = 8, Analysis and Advisory = 12, Budgeting and Forecasting = 12
When your candidate has completed the test you can use this Interpretation Video to help understand more about their test report.
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