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
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
How New Technology Can Help You Provide Better ServicesTechnology can assist accountants and help make their services more efficient, says Robert Ripp, President of Fintelligent, LLC.
by Rob Ripp, Founder and President, Fintelligent, LLC | January 6, 2016
The Year in Review: A Look Back at Viewpoints from 2015For the accountancy profession, 2015 was a forward-looking year. The need to attract and develop new talent, embrace rapidly changing technological trends, and demonstrate how the accountancy profession is playing a wider role in society were
by Eli R. Khazzam, Senior Professional, Economic Development & Emerging Technologies. | December 29, 2015
What Can You Gain from the AICPA’s Digital CPA Conference?Erik Asgeirsson, President and CEO of CPAcom, discusses the value of the AICPA’s Digital CPA conference and what attendees gain.
by Erik Asgeirsson, President and CEO, CPA.com | December 23, 2015
News and Resources
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Largest Annual Global SMP Survey—Now Open
IFAC - November 4, 2016
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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