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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
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In this study, professionals working in and close to the accountancy profession identify 100 drivers of change shaping the landscape for businesses and professional accountants over the next decade.
This article discusses what finance teams can learn from the wisdom and motivation techniques of leadership expert Jack Welch, who set sparks flying at General Electric.
ACCA president Datuk Alexandra Chin FCCA talks about her journey from accountancy student to global ambassador.
IMA and ACCA explore future challenges facing the accounting profession on joint website.
According to this survey report, the five issues shaping the destiny of finance are volatility and risk; enterprise strategy supported by smarter finance deliver; an increased emphasis on intangibles in creating value; new technology frontiers; and the quality of talent available to the CFO function.
This report asks a simple question: are finance shared service and transformation roles valuable in the career path to becoming a CFO?
This suggests ways the finance function can improve current approaches to business partnering. It proposes nine pragmatic actions to improve partnering practices anchored in three core component parts: creating the mandate, fixing the information and deploying the talent.
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May 3, 2016 - Accounting Today
- Why Bookkeepers Should Embrace Technology to Enhance Their Career
April 28, 2016 - Accounting Web
- CFO Strategies for Surviving and Thriving in a Volatile Economy
April 28, 2016 - CFO Innovation
- It’s Time to Get Out from behind Your Desk
April 27, 2016 - Accounting Today
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