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.
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Finance Leadership & Development
Professional accountants need to respond to the continually changing expectations of their organizations, the financial markets, and society. In addition, many accountants aspire to finance leadership roles, such as chief financial officer (CFO). As a result, they must fulfill their traditional responsibilities, while increasing their support of strategic and operational decision-making. Through education, life-long learning, and development, they must acquire the right mixture of skills, experiences, and attitudes, including leadership, strategy, business, management, and interpersonal skills. See the full overview.
by Normita “Noemi” A. Lansang-Villaruz, Founder & Managing Partner, Villaruz, Villaruz & Co. | October 25, 2018
In 2006, the Institute for Solidarity in Asia collaborated with the PRC through the Board of Accountancy BOA together with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants—the Accredited Professional Organization for CPAs—and began its...
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IFAC Webinar: A Future Model to Advance International Accountancy EducationPreparing the accountancy profession for the future requires a comprehensive, integrated approach to international accountancy education.
by IFAC | January 10, 2019
IFAC Webinar: Ensuring Inclusion of Those with DisabilitiesRelevant experts share their perspectives and organizations’ practices promoting empowerment and inclusiveness for persons with disabilities.
by IFAC Professional Accountancy Organization Capacity Building Program | January 7, 2019
ICYMI: Top Trends on Gateway in 2018For the accountancy profession, 2018 was a future-focused year—key themes on Gateway included the need to embrace rapidly emerging technologies, attract and retain top talent and enhance audit quality.
by Bhumi Jariwala, Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | December 18, 2018
Four Elements for Building Capacity of a Future-Ready PAOThe world is increasingly complex, interconnected and uncertain; to meet future needs and demands, the accountancy profession will need to change.
by PAO Development Committee, IFAC | December 17, 2018
Signs on the Road to Change for Accountants in Business in a Digital AgeA golden opportunity to create new value is presented by the automation and digitalization of finance and accounting.
by Larry White, Executive Director, Resource Consumption Accounting Institute | December 11, 2018
News and Resources
There are 1151 news/resources
Looking Forward to Our Future
Economia - January 7, 2019
Why Accountants Need to Learn Mindfulness
Journal of Accountancy - January 7, 2019
The A4S Essential Guide to Finance Culture
A4S - December 11, 2018
The Changing Role and Mandate of Finance
CGMA - December 7, 2018
ICAEW Launches New Service to Future-Proof the Profession
ICAEW - December 6, 2018
Counting the Milestones
ACCA - December 5, 2018
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