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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
Rising to the Occasion
July 24, 2015 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
In Big Move, Accenture Will Get Rid of Annual Performance Reviews and Rankings
July 22, 2015 - Washington Post
'Climbaphobia' and Its Impact on CPA Business Development
July 22, 2015 - Accounting Today
What to Know before You Become Partner
July 21, 2015 - American Institute of CPAs
Brain Drain: How the Accounting Profession Is Losing the Next Generation
July 20, 2015 - CPA Trendlines
Fueling the Accounting Profession Pipeline: What Will It Take?
July 14, 2015 - AICPA Insights
IMA Names Benjamin R. Mulling Chair of Global Board of Directors
July 13, 2015 - Institute of Management Accountants
Future CFO: How to Be a Business Partner, Not Just a Scorekeeper
July 10, 2015 - CFO Innovation
Finance Professionals Challenged by Interaction with Other Personalities
July 10, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
CFOs: Are You Ready for an IPO?
July 8, 2015 - Forbes
- Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Success
August 1, 2011 - IFAC