Founding Members

  • Founding Members

    The following 63 professional accountancy bodies were founding members of IFAC in October 1977.

    Country: Member Body:
    Argentina Federacíon Argentina de Colegios de Graduados en Ciencias Económic
    Australia The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
      Australian Society of Accountants (now CPA Australia)
    Bangladesh The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh
    Belgium College National de Experts Comptables de Belgique (now the Institut
    des Experts-comptables et des Conseils fiscaux)
      Institut des Reviseurs d'Enterprises
    Brazil Instituto dos Auditores Independentes do Brasil
    Canada Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
      The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants§
      The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (now CMA Canada§)
    Chinese Taiwan The Federation of CPA Associations of Chinese Taiwan
    Colombia Instituto Nacional de Contadores Públicos de Colombia
    Cyprus The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus
    Denmark Foreningen af Statsautoriserede Revisorer (now FSR-danske revisorer)
    Fiji Fiji Institute of Accountants
    Finland KHT-yhdistys - Föreningen CGR
    France Ordre des Experts Comptables et des Comptables Agrees (now the
    Conseil Supérieur de l'Ordre des Experts-Comptables)
    Germany Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland e.V.
    Ghana The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana)
    Greece Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Greece
    Hong Kong*  Hong Kong Society of Accountants (now the Hong Kong Institute of
    Certified Public Accountants)
    Iceland Félag loggiltra Endurskoðend
    India The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
      The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (now The Institute of Cost Accountants of India)
    Indonesia Indonesian Institute of Accountants
    Ireland The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
      The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (now Chartered Accountants Ireland)
    Israel The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel
    Italy Consiglio Nazionale dei Dottori Commercialisti (now Consiglio nazionale dei Dottori commercialisti e degli Esperti contabili)
    Jamaica The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica
    Japan The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Lebanon The Middle East Society of Associated Accountants (former member of IFAC)
    Luxembourg Ordre des Experts Comptables Luxembourgeois
    Malaysia Malaysian Institute of Accountants
      The Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants (now the
    Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
    Malta The Malta Institute of Accountants
    Mexico Instituto Mexicano de Contadores Publicos, A.C.
    Netherlands Nederlands Instituut van Registeraccountants (now the Nederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants)
    New Zealand New Zealand Society of Accountants (now the New Zealand Institute
    of Chartered Accountants)
    Nigeria The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
    Norway Norges Statsautoriserte Revisorers Forening (now Den norske
    Revisorforening)
    Pakistan Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
      Institute of Cost and Managements Accountants of Pakistan
    Panama Colegio de Contadores Públicos Autorizados de Panama
    Paraguay Colegio de Contadores de Paraguay
    Philippines Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Rhodesia† The Rhodesia Society of Chartered Accountantsǂ
    Singapore Singapore Society of Accountants (now the Institute of Certified
    Public Accountants of Singapore)
    South Africa The National Council of Chartered Accountants (now the South
    African Institute of Chartered Accountants)
    Spain Instituto de Censores Juradoes de Cuentas de España
    Sweden Foreningen Auktoriserade Revisorer (now FAR)
    Switzerland Schweizerische Treuhand-und Revisionskammer (now
    Treuhand-Kammer)
    Trinidad and Tobago The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago
    Turkey Expert Accountants' Association of Turkey
    United Kingdom The Association of Certified Accountants (now the Association of
    Chartered Certified Accountants)
      The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
      The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
      The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
      The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (now the
    Chartered Institute of Managements Accountants)
    United States American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Uruguay Colegio de Doctores en Ciencias Económicas y Contadores del
    Uruguay (now the Colegio de Contadores, Economistas y Administradores del Uruguay)
    Venezuela Associacíon de Contadores de Venezuela (former member of IFAC)
      Federacíon de Colegio de Contadores Públicos de Venezuela (former member of IFAC)

     

    * Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of People's Republic of China
    † Now Zimbabwe
    ǂ Now recognized as The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe
    § Now recognized as Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) following a merger in 2013 between the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and CMA Canada.

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