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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.
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Finance Leadership & Development
Professional accountants need to respond to the continually changing expectations of their organizations, the financial markets, and society. In addition, many accountants aspire to finance leadership roles, such as chief financial officer (CFO). As a result, they must fulfill their traditional responsibilities, while increasing their support of strategic and operational decision-making. Through education, life-long learning, and development, they must acquire the right mixture of skills, experiences, and attitudes, including leadership, strategy, business, management, and interpersonal skills. Read More
ICAEW Welcomes Governor Carney to Chartered Accountants' Hall
January 18, 2017 - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Michael Izza: My Ten Years
December 12, 2016 - Economia
Dream Adjusters: Why Company Leaders Also Have to Be Chief Calibration Officers
November 28, 2016 - Terry St. Marie: More Human Leadership
New ACCA Survey Finds Young Professionals Seek Rapid Career Change, Promotion
November 28, 2016 - Accounting Today
IFAC Names Rachel Grimes as President
November 23, 2016 - Accounting Today
Four Strategies to Recruit and Retain Young Professionals Worldwide
November 21, 2016 - CGMA Magazine
Can Global Capitalism Be Saved?
November 16, 2016 - Economia
9 Reasons Why Accountants Are Superheroes
November 8, 2016 - In the Black
Journey to Business Partnering: How I Became an FP&A Professional
November 3, 2016 - CFO Innovation
The Voices of Tomorrow
November 2, 2016 - Accounting Today
- Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Success
August 1, 2011 - IFAC