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.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. See the full overview.
by Antoni Gómez, IFAC SMP Committee Member | May 16, 2016
The 2015 IFAC Global SMP Survey indicates that changes in technology, globalization, competition, and regulation are together making business more and more complex.
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Andreas Noodt Looks Back on the Last Six Years as a Member of the IFAC SMP CommitteeAndreas Noodt of IDW reflects on six years of service on the IFAC SMP Committee, including insights into the committee’s purpose, structure, and projects, as well as contributions to global standard setting, among others.
by Andreas Noodt, Former Member, IFAC SMP Committee | February 2, 2016
Transformational Leadership for AccountantsJennifer Wilson, Co-founder & Partner of ConvergenceCoaching, on transformational leadership and common obstacles and fallacies regarding the promotion of new leaders in firms.
by Jennifer Wilson, Co-founder & Partner, ConvergenceCoaching, LLC | January 25, 2016
Are We Communicating Our Real Value?Accountants must develop stronger communications skills and explore new means to build their clientele, says Tom Hood, Executive Director and CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs.
by Tom Hood, Executive Director & CEO, Maryland Institute of CPAs | January 25, 2016
Las PYMES deben observar a sus vecinos multinacionales para lograr sus ambiciones de crecimientoLas pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYMES) dominan el panorama empresarial del mundo —se estima que representan casi un 95% de las empresas a nivel mundial y aproximadamente un 60% del empleo en el sector privado—. 1
by Gail McEvoy, Principal Partner, McEvoy Craig Accountants & Auditors and IFAC Board Member | January 12, 2016
News and Resources
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Millennials, Here's Why Face Time at Work Is Still Important
Forbes - November 21, 2016
IFAC Reaches Out to Pope Francis on Role of Accountants
Accounting Today - November 19, 2016
Five Ways to Change Your Workflow and Your Life
Accounting Web - November 18, 2016
Anticipatory Accounting and Finance
Business2Community - November 17, 2016
Accountants Are Missing the Value of Social Media
Accounting Today - November 17, 2016
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