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.
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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. See the full overview.
by PAO Development Committee, IFAC | June 28, 2017
The IFAC Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee on what it takes to establish a PAO that is relevant, sustainable, and ready to adopt and implement international standards and best practices.
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The Importance of Revising the International Education StandardsRecognizing the trend toward global convergence and the increasing mobility of professional accountants, the International Accounting Education Standards Board ™ (IAESB™) project to revise and redraft
by Peter Wolnizer, Immediate Past Chair, International Accounting Education Standards Board | January 27, 2015
2015: A Commitment RenewedIn a public address for 2015, IFAC CEO Fayez Choudhury answers the question: what makes the accountancy profession resilient, viable, and strong? In a world that is rapidly globalizing, he says that trust and credibility are the keys. Mr....
by Fayez Choudhury, Chief Executive Officer, IFAC | January 13, 2015
The Year in Review: A Recap of Viewpoints from 2014As 2014 draws to a close, we would like to thank all the writers who have contributed to the inaugural year of the Global Knowledge Gateway.
by Eli R. Khazzam, Senior Professional, Economic Development & Emerging Technologies. | December 30, 2014
Руководящая роль совета директоров и финансового директора — ключ к успешному формированию интегрированной отчетностиЗаключительное пленарное заседание в рамках недавнего Мирового конгресса бухгалтеров в Риме , названное «Интегрированное мышление — ключ к повышению эффективности и созданию дополнительной стоимости», наглядно показало, каким образом ключевые...
by Автор — Альта Принслоо (Alta Prinsloo), исполнительный директор по стратегии и старший операционный директор МФБ | November 25, 2014
News and Resources
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Attracting & Retaining Finance Personnel in the Public Sector
Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants - August 16, 2016
Developing a Winning Mindset
CGMA Magazine - August 16, 2016
Challenging the Myth that Self Confidence Equals Success
In the Black - August 16, 2016
New Management Accounting Framework
Accounting Today - August 16, 2016
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