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My ACA experience: Verity

After finishing her A levels Verity followed her passion for horses with a career as a chartered accountant.

Verity Murray BFP

Verity Murray BFP ACA Trainee, Ellacotts Accountants

ICAEW route: Apprenticeship

Industry: Advisory

Location: Northamptonshire, UK

Verity's story...

What are the common misconceptions with accountancy?

That accountants are boring, we're not at all! That you need to be a maths wiz to be good at accountancy.

Tell us the one piece of advice that you still find useful today?

Work hard while you're training and then the world is your oyster!

What one word would you use to describe being an ICAEW Chartered Accountant?


Tell us the one study tip that has helped you during your training?

Question practice is key for passing exams.


What is your favourite aspect of the role that you do?

Working and building relationships with a variety of clients within the agriculture and equine sector and helping them with their businesses all year round.

Where can a qualification with ICAEW take you?

Anywhere you want!

What does ICAEW do that no-one else does?

Student support and wellbeing goes above and beyond, there are so many resources available throughout your whole ACA journey.

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