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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Does the Accounting Profession Suffer from a Branding Issue?Branding in the accounting industry is in a state of transition, says Richard Shuback, Brand Steward at Richard Shuback, LLC.
by Richard Shuback, Brand Steward, Richard Shuback, LLC | February 4, 2016
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
News and Resources
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Anticipatory Accounting and Finance
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