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.
There are 148 articles
Education in Latin America: Keeping Pace with ChangeLow International Education Standards adoption rates in Latin America is a reputational risk for the entire region: the necessary knowledge, skills, and professional values and ethics may not be sufficient in current professional educational...
by Manuel Arias , Technical Manager, Quality & Development, IFAC | December 20, 2017
IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway Team Coverage: Digital CPA 2017Gateway coverage of CPA.com’s annual Digital CPA conference captured the people, themes, and ideas of the event in San Francisco, December 4-6, 2017.
by Bhumi Jariwala, Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | December 18, 2017
What Can the Asian Profession Learn from the 2016 IFAC Global SMP Survey?How do the survey results for one region compare to the global view—and what can professional accountancy organizations learn?
by Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | November 20, 2017
Blockchain, AI, and AccountingBlockchain technology, although most well-known for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is forecasted to have wide-ranging implications for how data is secured, transmitted, and protected—in addition, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), and...
by Dr. Sean Stein Smith DBA, CMA, CPA, CGMA, CFE, Assistant Professor, Lehman College (CUNY) | November 20, 2017
News and Resources
There are 1844 news/resources
Why Practices Must Engage Millennials
Accounting Web - January 17, 2018
Why Technology Is Killing Time-Based Pay
AccountancyAge - January 16, 2018
Five Ways to Adapt Your Accounting Services for Millennial Clients
AccountancyAge - January 10, 2018
Let Your Website do the Marketing for Your CPA Firm
AccountingWeb - January 1, 2018
Existing Clients: Is Your Accounting Firm Making the Most of Them?
In the Black - December 18, 2017
Deep Finance: Artificial Intelligence in the Financial Function–Keynotes by CFO Cargill
Royal Nederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants (NBA) - December 15, 2017
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