Our Aims & Objective
To provide a central organization for certified company accountants and accounting personnel, to elevate their status and procure advancement in their respective careers, then to conduct professional examinations, promote sound accounting education as well as high ethical standards in the accounting profession in Nigeria.
Who We Are
In January 1997, we had a vision – to evolve a durable and sustainable manpower and /or human resources development outfit that would serve humanity credibility, prepared memos, proposals and inverted some professional colleagues who we felt are credible and sufficient honest and expose to be part of the “Vision” on actualization.
On March 19th, 1999, the vision was actualized. The Institute of Company and Commercial Accountant of Nigeria was incorporated under the Companies & Allied Matters Act 1990, as amended by Cap 20 of Law of Federation 2004 (Limited by Guaranttee) to the glory of God and the benefits/services of mankind. To the founding Trustees, the Institute of Company and Commercial Accountant of Nigeria was incorporated under the Companies & Allied Matters Act 1990, as amended by Cap 20 of Law of Federation 2004 (Limited by Guaranttee) to the glory of God and the benefits/services of mankind. To the founding Trustees, the Institute of Company and Commercial Accountants (ICCA) is like a Gamji Tree, Solid Trunk, mighty Deep Roots and over-Lapping Leaves that spread like Umbrella, it offers solid protective shade from rain and sun to all beneath it. The more the wind blows against the Gamji tree the deeper the roots grow and the firmer it stands. The Gamji Tree is a wonderful gift of nature to people who have aspiration or who are in needed.
The Mission of the Institute of the Company and Commercial Accountants of Nigeria list to remain true to the Vision of its founding fathers at all times- a leading financial institute capable of providing its members and students across the country, a central and distinct body and the best available accounting education training programme. Membership of the institute is open to all who are able to confirm with or satisfy the conditions and standard put in place by the governing Council of the Institute.
On the other hands, young men and women who aspire to become professional accountants and who possess the basic entry requirements would be signed on and encouraged to realize their objectives/aspiration. The Institute has put in place necessary machineries for the conducts of its qualifying examination as a way of producing qualified Professional Accountants. The graduates of the Institute will be known as “Certified Company and Commercial Accountants”. As part of its contributions to the growth of business ethics in Nigeria Society, the Institute shall from time to time recognize and honour individuals and corporate body who make meaningful and innovative contributions to the development, growth and study of Accountancy, Commerce and Industry, Economics and other fields of human endeavors. This policy shall apply to all sector of the economy without discrimination.
The Institute acknowledges the existence of other professional bodies. It will cooperate and work harmoniously with them not only for the quick realization of its declare objectives but more importantly, for the promotion of ethical behaviors and social responsiveness to our seeming aggressive pursuance of knowledge which we consider to be inevitable strategic option for human developments.
Finally, in its desire to respond positively and proactively to the educational needs of its members and students, the Institute has put in place adequate training programmes that will enhance their intellectual growth. They will be of maximum value to society by being part of the objectives of their social economics environment, their accounting skill notwithstanding.