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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
Force for Change
July 3, 2015 - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Belicia Cespedes: A CPA at 17
July 1, 2015 - Journal of Accountancy
3 Tips to Help Millennials and Baby Boomers See Eye to Eye
June 29, 2015 - AICPA Insights
Big Four Best Businesses in World to Work For
June 26, 2015 - Economia
CFOs Say Keeping Up with Technology Is No. 1 Concern
June 25, 2015 - Accounting Web
Are You a Scorekeeper or a Business Partner?
June 24, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
The Modern CPA Profession: Connected and Comparable
June 23, 2015 - AICPA Insights
CIMA Elects Myriam Madden as New President
June 22, 2015 - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
CFO Workshop by CA Sri Lanka
June 22, 2015 - The Nation
CPAs Share Lessons from Dads
June 19, 2015 - Journal of Accountancy
- Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Success
August 1, 2011 - IFAC