ICFE International Certificate in Financial English
If you are considering a career in finance or are about to embark on studying towards an accounting or finance qualification, ICFE will be a valuable addition to your CV.
ICFE is designed to determine whether candidates whose first language is not English have an adequate level of English to function efficiently, in terms of language ability, in an international finance or accountancy environment. It is based on realistic tasks of the kind accountancy and finance professionals would be expected to encounter at work.
London Crest Open Centre offers the paper-based version of this exam.
Is Cambridge ICFE for you?
- have a good working knowledge of English?
- want to develop those skills to work in accountancy or finance?
If so, Cambridge ICFE could be the right exam for you.
What does ICFE involve?
The exam consists of four separate papers testing reading, writing, listening and speaking, which together last just under 3.5 hours (not including breaks).
The tasks are based on tasks and topics that finance professionals would expect to encounter in their daily lives, such as: financial reporting, insurance, investment banking, ethics and professionalism, accounting software, assets and company valuations and acquisitions and mergers.
For more detailed information about this exam, please click here:
ICFE – Information for candidates (pdf)
ICFE – Handbook for teachers (pdf)
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