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 55 articles
Taking Stock of the Obvious and Not-So-Obvious to Understand Digital AssetsIn today’s digital economy with instantaneous, one-click purchases for downloadable products that are physically imperceptible and weightless, how can we assign value to digital assets?
by Eli R. Khazzam, Editor-in-Chief, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | June 15, 2015
3D Printing Technology Shifts the Cost Modeling Game—What You and Your Clients Need to Know3D printing technology is bringing significant changes with it—changes that will effect businesses and the accountants that work with and for them.
by Eli R. Khazzam, Editor-in-Chief, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | June 1, 2015
Imagine Tomorrow: A New World for Accountants–Part One: Your VisionsDr. James Canton, CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, discusses the future of accountants and the need to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape in the first of a multi-part Gateway series.
by Dr. James Canton, CEO and Chairman, Institute for Global Futures | May 4, 2015
Une abondance de ressources pour lutter contre la fraude en matière d'information financièreLa fraude aux rapports financiers est relativement rare, mais elle reste un sérieux défi. Une recherche du Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) a indiqué que la perte monétaire cumulative médiane résultant de ce...
by Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) | April 21, 2015
News and Resources
There are 653 news/resources
Reporting of Funds Flow
CPA Canada - July 22, 2016
How Blockchain Will Impact Accountants and Auditors
Economia - July 22, 2016
How Business Can Function Sustainably
Economia - July 21, 2016
Let’s Not Lose Sight of the Small Stuff
Accounting Web - July 21, 2016
How Digital Finance Enables More Effective M&A
Accounting Today - July 20, 2016
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