Who is FCA?

Financial Controllers Academy is a private training establisment set up by experienced Financial Controllers to give near or recent graduates the benefit of their practical skills and experience tio give them an advantage in securing that first role.

What is FCA 's point of difference?

We introduce you to the real issues you will face in the real world from a range of industries to give you an insight into what you will be facing and tips on how to deal with many of these situations.

What is the duration time of the course?

The course runs four mornings (AM) session for four weeks. It is currently only available in Auckland but we are considering bringing it to Melbourne as a short course offering.

What is the payment option?

Payment can be made by bank transfer to our bank account.

What s the course fee?

The fee for the course is $1,000 plus GST all inclusive.

What is the difference between my tertiary studies ad this course?

We concentrate on real world scenarios and issues that have been faced by our experienced FC tutors to give you an understanding of how best apply the knowledge from your degree.

Why these topic?

We believe the topics covered in this course are what are in demand in the corporate world and will best assist you to hit the ground running and to allow you stand out from the crowd.

What advantage will this course give me in my search for an accounting role?

It is important that you realise not only your strengths and weaknesses but are exposed to issues that will help you determine where your passions within the accountancy profession are. If you are to make the best use of your hard earned degree it is important that you understand this and to also start building your personal brand. We can assure beyond doubt that employers respond best to those candidates that understand their personal values and can demonstrate passion in what they do. Our biggest goal in this course is to help you build your brand and assist you to find that part of the profession you will excel in.

Will I get help in developing my brand?

The aim of the course is to not only further develop your technical skills but to understand the “soft” skills necessary to be successful in the corporate world. To this end we will cover what we feel are the best attributes you need to understand as well as run mock interviews, followed by help developing your CV with a professional photo shoot (all included in the course price).

Is there any assessment?

There are no exams, however there is a group project to which you are expected to contribute.

What do i get at the end of course?

If you miss no more than 1 class and do not contribute well to either the project or during the course you will get a certificate of attendance.If you attend all classes and contribute well to both the project and during the course you will receive a certificate of acheivementShould you contribute in an outstanding way, you will get a certificate of merit. In addition, you will be interviewed on video on how you found the course which will be posted on our facebook page. You can use this during your job search as an advantage.

Are there any refunds?

You may cancel your registration up to 1 month prior to its start date for a full refund.Beyond this date there are NO refunds.

Why do we cover FX trading?

Whilst we do not recommed FX trading as it can result in loss of capital, we feel that the techniques and theories used in developing an FX trading strategy will give you an excellent understanding of forecasting and how to utilise this in providing business forecasts to business stakeholders.