IFAC FOCUS AREAS
- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | June 6, 2017
IFAC recently issued a policy position on integrated reporting highlighting the need for a single report providing a fuller picture of an organization’s ability to create value over time, and greater interconnectedness between different reports.
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Public Sector Generation Next: Clear Career Paths Are KeyA new ACCA report provides valuable insights into public sector professional accountants and the implications for employers.
by Alex Metcalfe, Head of Public Sector Policy, ACCA | July 16, 2018
Small Practices: Embrace Technology, Secure Your FutureTom Hood, Executive Director & CEO at Maryland Association of CPAs, shares insights on what technologies SMPs need to embrace today in order to be future ready.
by Tom Hood, Executive Director & CEO, Maryland Institute of CPAs | July 16, 2018
Envisioning the Future—Survey on the IAASB’s Future StrategyThe IAASB’s strategy consultation process for 2020-2023 has begun with a stakeholder survey to identify key issues.
by Beverley Bahlmann, Deputy Director, IAASB | July 9, 2018
News and Resources
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Business Rates: Maintain, Demolish, Rebuild or Refurbish
ICAEW - July 18, 2018
Merging Accounting with ‘Big Data’ Science
Journal of Accountancy - July 18, 2018
Audit Data Analytics Guide
CPA Canada - July 16, 2018
Harnessing Data Analysis to Shape Stories: The Rise and Rise of the Management Accountant
In the Black - July 16, 2018
Be the Change Accounting Needs
Accounting Today - July 16, 2018
Four Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team
Harvard Business Review - July 16, 2018
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