ACCA P4 - Advanced Financial Management



This is the first optional course in the ACCA Qualification and falls under the Optional Module of the Professional Level. At this level a student is required to select 2 courses from the Optional module. This course requires the application of knowledge, skills, and professional judgement expected of a senior financial executive. The function of a financial executive is to take or recommend decisions relating to the financial management of the organisation.


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Entrance requirement

Completion of the Fundamentals level as well as the three Essential modules of the Professional level


This course can be completed in 3 - 6 months


•The role and responsibility of the senior financial executive or advisor 

•Macro economics and the role of international financial institutions 

•Investments decisions and the assessment of financial and strategic consequences 

•Acquisitions and mergers 

•Corporate re-organisation strategy 

•Treasury and risk management techniques 

•Emerging issues in finance and financial management 


This course consists of a three hour paper-based exam which you can sit in June and December.

A maximum of four courses can be taken per exam sitting. You will need to obtain 50% per exam in order to pass.


This course is a part of the ACCA Qualification. At the end of this course you will be awarded a SACOB certificate of completion.


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