The ICAEW September professional level exam results saw a record seven sitters share the Spicer and Pegler prize for the Financial Accounting & Reporting paper.
The joint winners were: Gabrielle Anderson, London (Civil Service Finance Fast Stream); Charlotte Bodger, Warrington (Grant Thornton UK LLP); Shannon Goodwin, Benfleet (Haysmacintyre LLP); Samuel Orbell, Norwich (BDO LLP); Matthew Potter, Telford (KPMG LLP); Jacob Routley, Hove (Grant Thornton UK LLP); and Anonymous, London (PwC LLP)
In all some 4,482 students sat the September papers.
The Business Strategy & Technology pass rate dropped from 92.5% in June to 86.4% this time around. The Financial Management pass rate also slipped from 81.6% in June to 77.9% in September.
However, both the Audit & Assurance and Tax Compliance pass rates were higher than the summer sitting.
ICAEW September 2021 professional level pass rates:
Audit & Assurance (AA): 74.2%
Business Planning: Banking (BPB): 66%
Business Planning: Insurance (BPI): 79.2%
Business Planning: Taxation (BPT): 73.2%
Business Strategy & Technology (BST): 86.4%
Financial Accounting & Reporting IFRS(FAR-IFRS): 80.9%
Financial Accounting & Reporting UK GAAP (FAR-UKGAAP): 57.1%
Financial Management (FM):77.9%
Tax Compliance (TC): 88.4%