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.
Despite all the unpredictability in 2016, the accounting profession was still fairly optimistic—all things considered.
There are 104 articles
5 Steps to Being an Anticipatory AccountantNew podcast with Tom Hood, Chief Executive of the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute, highlights five key steps for accounting practices to be future ready.
by Tom Hood, Executive Director & CEO, Maryland Institute of CPAs | February 22, 2017
Transforming IFAC PAIB Meetings for Strategic ImpactDuring 2016, the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee completely changed its meeting structure, with both a positive reception from participants and increased impact overall.
by Rachel Sinha , Consultant, Global Accountancy Profession Support and Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | February 21, 2017
The What, Why, and How of Cloud Computing for SMPsCloud computing offers many benefits for SMPs; Accountancy Europe advises on what practitioners should consider when moving to the cloud.
by Paul Gisby, Manager Accountancy & Tax, Accountancy Europe | February 8, 2017
News and Resources
There are 1721 news/resources
7 Benefits of Blogging for Accounting Firms
Accounting Web - May 17, 2017
How AI Can Free Up Professionals to Add More Value
ACCA - May 17, 2017
What’s The Best Way To Raise Your Advisory Firm’s Fees?
Nerd's Eye View - May 17, 2017
Cloud Adoption–Understanding the Risk of Cloud Services
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - May 11, 2017
How to Attract Talent to Your Accounting Practice
In the Black - May 11, 2017
Upcoming: 2017 CReCER Conference
CReCER - May 11, 2017
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