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- 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. Read More
The Case for Cultural Intelligence
August 5, 2016 - CGMA Magazine
Business interactions in the age of globalisation can be minefields. A glimpse into the world of cultural intelligence offers strategies for fitting in abroad.
Try these alternative approaches to better communicate with your best young talent.
Younger Partners See Succession Differently
July 27, 2016 - CPA Trendlines
Are you acting like an owner or an employee?
What Corporate America knows that CPAs ignore: Training pays.
Mentoring young staff should be a crucial part of the recruiting and retention tool kit of more accounting firms.
How Companies Can Attract and Develop Finance Talent
July 26, 2016 - CGMA Magazine
Responsibilities for career development are changing. Here's what a company should do to attract and develop finance talent.
Long-term, sincere commitment pays dividends across and beyond your organization.
- 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
- Can Global Capitalism Be Saved?
November 16, 2016 - Economia
- 9 Reasons Why Accountants Are Superheroes
November 8, 2016 - In the Black
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