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 Paul Gisby, Manager Accountancy & Tax, Accountancy Europe | February 8, 2017
Cloud computing offers many benefits for SMPs; Accountancy Europe advises on what practitioners should consider when moving to the cloud.
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It’s All about Culture—And Culture Starts at the TopCarla M. McCall, Co-President Alexander Aronson Finning CPAs, provides insights into some of the features that make for a winning corporate culture.
by Carla M. McCall, Co-President Alexander Aronson Finning CPAs | December 1, 2014
Growing Your Practice: Agreed-Upon Procedures EngagementsRecognizing that agreed-upon procedures engagements have the potential to be an attractive and fast-growing service offering to SMEs, the IFAC SMP Committee is interested in how these engagements are being performed under ISRS 4400, Engagements...
by Dawn McGeachy, IFAC SMP Committee Member & Chair of the Implementation Guidance Task Force and Christopher Arnold, Technical Manager, SME & SMP Affairs, IFAC | October 28, 2014
Профессиональные бухгалтерские организации: в период экономического кризиса на первый план выходит работа с предприятиями малого и среднего бизнесаБудучи профессиональными бухгалтерскими организациями (ПБО), члены МФБ работают в интересах общества. Они вносят вклад в установление стандартов, регулирование, обеспечение качества, образование, проверку, социальную ответственность бизнеса. Но...
by Автор — Эмонн Сиггинс (Eamonn Siggins), исполнительный директор CPA Ireland | October 28, 2014
Carbon Accounting for Small Businesses: How Accountants Can Help Everyone Be GreenerNew guidance from the ACCA is intended to help accountants advise SMEs on how to establish and operate carbon accounting.
by David York, Head of Auditing Practice, ACCA | September 24, 2014
The Evolution of an Accounting Practice: The Impact of TechnologyIFAC SMP Committee Chair Giancarlo Attolini interviews five committee and IFAC Board members on the technologies that have and will most impact them.
by Giancarlo Attolini, Chair, IFAC SMP Committee and Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | September 24, 2014
News and Resources
There are 1675 news/resources
Recruiting Millennial Accountants Poses a Challenge
Accounting Today - October 27, 2016
Integrated Accounting Firm Technologies Lead to Client Satisfaction
CPA Practice Advisor - October 26, 2016
SMEs at Risk of Digital Exclusion, Finds ICAEW
Accountancy Age - October 26, 2016
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Accounting
Economia - October 26, 2016
5 Tips for Becoming a Firm of the Future
AICPA Insights - October 26, 2016
New Platform Launched to Offer Free Tools for Entrepreneurs
AAT - October 26, 2016
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