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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. Read More
CIMA Launches Updated Certificate in Business Accounting
October 8, 2015 - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Profession Well Represented in Women to Watch List
October 5, 2015 - Economia
Work/Life Balance Varies for Accountants Worldwide
October 2, 2015 - Accounting Today
Preparing for an Uncertain Future
October 1, 2015 - The Business Times
Hiring at Public Accounting Firms Hits All-Time High
October 1, 2015 - Journal of Accountancy
Diverse Boards Do Better
October 1, 2015 - Economia
More Women Being Named to CFO Role
September 30, 2015 - Chartered Global Management Accountant
Reassessing the Role of Examination
September 30, 2015 - Economia
Why We're Obsessed with Listening to the Market
September 30, 2015 - BDLN
How You Can Become an Influencer
September 29, 2015 - Institute of Management Accountants
- Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Success
August 1, 2011 - IFAC