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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 paper paints a picture of how the existing peer review program for firms’ accounting and auditing engagements could be transformed into a technology-driven, near-real time practice monitoring process. The concept as currently envisioned will morph based on feedback from the paper and from pilot participants, and as technology evolves.
Research looks at how data changes the way we do business.
Finance professionals who develop an understanding of different types of capital are better positioned to increase their value and aid in their organization’s strategy.
This Info Pack provides information on how small- and medium-sized practices (SMPs) can help their small- and medium-sized entity (SME) clients gain access to EU sources of finance.
CPA Ireland Launch Business Guide to Starting Your Own Business
December 1, 2014 - CPA Ireland
This guide was published to provide advice to both start-ups and small- and medium-sized entities (SMEs) on the essential legal, tax, and accountancy considerations that must be considered when starting a business.
ACCA´s review of the state of business finance is an ambitious global investigation into the challenges faced by businesses when trying to raise finance and the ways in which finance professionals in industry, practice, and financial services help them along the way.
Leading companies are harnessing massive amounts of data to transform the way they do business and to gain competitive advantage in the process. The focus of Big Data, as it is called, has now switched from internal decision support to creating new products and services to help companies stay ahead of the competition.
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November 9, 2016 - Economia
- Largest Annual Global SMP Survey—Now Open
November 4, 2016 - IFAC
- How Is Your FP&A Function Performing Compared with Your Competitors?
October 17, 2016 - CFO Innovation
- New North-South Joint Venture between ACCA and ICPAK to Support Accountancy Development
October 7, 2016 - IFAC
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