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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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Performance & Financial Management
Professional accountants will use many performance & financial management methods and approaches to help their organization deliver its objectives, goals, targets, and strategies. Performance & financial management encompasses all of the management, process, and behavioral aspects of strategy execution and monitoring performance. Read More
This illustrates how a CPA can play a key role in technology selection. The solution selection process provides the opportunity to apply common CPA skills, such as data analytics, to support how an organization decides on new software or applications.
What are the three aspects of business analytics and big data?
Finance Skills Are Essential for Any Business Owner
January 7, 2015 - AAT
Understanding basic finance skills can help business owners get more from their accountant, making the difference between success and failure. In the first of a three-part series focusing on skills to run your own business, we look at small business success stories.
How do you develop and use leading indicators? Here is a 4-step process to help you.
Manos Schizas discusses the Financing Futures project – a groundbreaking study of how small businesses might be financed in the far future.
Manos Schizas introduces ACCA’s research into trade credit and the search for ways of overcoming late payment.
Eight Principles of Succession
December 22, 2014 - Baker Tilly International
Succession is a process of transition and a journey to what should be very clear goals and outcomes. Its underlying purpose is the future proofing of the capital value of your business and your wealth. Baker Tilly has identified eight guidelines that they believe will direct you to achieving an effective succession outcome.
- Accountants on the Frontline
September 14, 2015 - The Age
- Policymakers Urged to Help SMEs Enter Global Value Chains
September 4, 2015 - Rappler
- Don't Call it AI: Put away Your Fears of Artificial Intelligence. Assistive Intelligence is the Future.
August 14, 2015 - Fast Company
- BIAC and B20 Turkey Call for Strengthening the Financing of SMEs in Global Value Chains
June 16, 2015 - Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
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