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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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. See the full overview.
by Bhumi Jariwala, Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | June 15, 2015
What does the emergence of artificial intelligence mean for professional accountants and the profession?
There are 53 articles
Using Your Accounting Experience to Make a Difference: Cathy Foley on Her Role in the Software IndustryCathy Foley, Director of Technical Sales at XCM Solutions, discusses how she applied her accounting background to transition into the accounting software industry.
by Cathy Foley, Director of Technical Sales, XCM Solutions | April 18, 2016
Accountancy Evolution: Eye on the Future–The Editor’s Review Series No. 4A brief review of Gateway articles that cover the future of financial management, leadership and emerging technologies that will impact the accounting profession.
by Eli R. Khazzam, Editor-in-Chief, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | April 5, 2016
Up-Close with Paul Urquhart, General Manager, Finance, Postal, and Retail, Australia PostHow can professional accountants in business work with their organizations to develop and implement new ideas?
by Paul Urquhart, General Manager, Finance, Postal, and Retail, Australia Post | March 1, 2016
How Workflow Automation Technology Is Impacting the Accounting IndustryCathy Foley, Director of Technical Sales at XCM Solutions, explains the importance of workflow automation technology and its impact on the accounting industry.
by Cathy Foley, Director of Technical Sales, XCM Solutions | January 29, 2016
News and Resources
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How Is Your FP&A Function Performing Compared with Your Competitors?
CFO Innovation - October 17, 2016
New North-South Joint Venture between ACCA and ICPAK to Support Accountancy Development
IFAC - October 7, 2016
Business Performance Management–Approaches and Tensions
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - October 5, 2016
Reflections from Our Audits: Governance and Accountability
Office of the Auditor-General New Zealand - October 4, 2016
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