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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
TED Talks That Will Inspire CPAs
June 27, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
What Makes a Perfect Professional?
June 27, 2016 - Vertical Distinct
Hong Kong Institute of CPAs' New Qualification Programme Consultation
June 23, 2016 - Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Top Four Things CEOs Want in Their CFO
June 23, 2016 - Forbes
CAQ "Profession in Focus," Episode 25
June 22, 2016 - Center for Audit Quality
IMA ACE 2016: Highlights
June 22, 2016 - Institute of Management Accountants
Management Accounting Profession to Build Relationships, Not Walls, Outside America
June 22, 2016 - The Accountant
New Skills Framework for Accountancy Sector
June 22, 2016 - Straits Times
Compliance Costs, Complexity Rising in Finance
June 21, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
IMA Conference Kicks Off at Tipping Point for Global Management Accounting Profession
June 20, 2016 - International Accounting Bulletin
- Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Success
August 1, 2011 - IFAC