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 60 articles
Improved Public Investment through Improved TransparencyInstead of focusing only on the problem of public debt, we should also pay close attention to vast amounts of “public wealth” that governments manage, according to Dag Detter, Managing Partner & Founder, Detter & Company.
by Dag Detter, Managing Partner & Founder, Detter & Co. | July 12, 2016
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, Senior Professional, Economic Development & Emerging Technologies. | April 5, 2016
News and Resources
There are 659 news/resources
Profitability and Cost Analysis: An Eye on Value
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, KPMG - December 21, 2016
The Future of Automation and Accounting
Accounting Today - December 15, 2016
Why India Scrapped Its Two Biggest Bank Notes
The Economist - November 14, 2016
What Economists Expect from a Donald Trump Economy
Wall Street Journal - November 14, 2016
Panama Papers Taskforce Investigating 30 Cases
Economia - November 9, 2016
Largest Annual Global SMP Survey—Now Open
IFAC - November 4, 2016
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