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
Brand Presence Matters, Especially for Small FirmsA strong brand is essential for firms to communicate their value—here are key factors to consider when developing a clear and identifiable brand in the marketplace.
by Antoni Gómez, Chairman of Auren & IFAC SMP Committee Member | May 29, 2018
Searching for Stars: Youth & Talent ManagementTips and good practice recommendations on how smaller practices can both attract and retain talent.
by Abdulwahid Aboo, Auditor and Retired Partner, AAC Kenya-Certified Public Accountants, Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Michael Mbaya, Partner, Mbaya & Associates | May 3, 2018
Firms of the Future–Building Advisory ServicesThe IFAC SMP Committee has recently organized a break-out session that focused on how SMPs can diversify into business advisory and consultancy services by looking at what niche market to consider and how to leverage technology and networks...
by Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Mats Olsson, Partner, Adrian & Partners AB | April 17, 2018
News and Resources
There are 1843 news/resources
Accountants Welcome Brexit Transition Deal but Doubt Grows Over Economy’s Bottom Line
ICAS - June 18, 2018
2017 IFAC Annual Review
IFAC - June 11, 2018
Accounting Firms: The Next Generation
Journal of Accountancy - June 8, 2018
Four Skills Accountants Need to Succeed in a Tech-Enabled Future
Journal of Accountancy - June 4, 2018
What AI Means for the Accounting Profession: Part II
CPA Practice Advisor - May 29, 2018
Six Steps to an Effective Social Media Presence
In the Black - May 22, 2018
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