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.
There are 64 articles
New Zealand: Scenery, and 30 Years of Strong PFMExperience in New Zealand demonstrates the value to governments of fully employing the professional skills of accountants, rather than only using them to construct financial statements which reflect, but do not impact, key financial decisions.
by Ian Ball, Professor of Public Financial Management, Victoria University of Wellington | May 20, 2019
Buildings Will Drive Transition to Circular Economy: New Methods of Valuation and Financing Are KeyA new report highlights the radical potential for valuing and financing circular buildings to accelerate the circular economy.
by Aglaia Fischer, Project Manager Circular Finance at Circle Economy & Sustainable Finance Lab, Lucas Geusebroek, Project Lead Circular Economy, Royal NBA | January 28, 2019
The Changing Role of Accounting in Enterprise Performance ManagementThe accountancy profession’s contribution to business resilience and success is through enterprise performance management.
by Larry White, Executive Director, Resource Consumption Accounting Institute | June 26, 2018
The Role of Financial Leadership in Sustainable Public FinancesFocused and empowered leadership is essential to drive higher standards in financial management and ensure that finance is integral to decision-making at the very highest level across the public sector.
by Sumita Shah, Regulatory Policy Manager, Public Sector, ICAEW | April 30, 2018
Dividends: Under the MicroscopeThe recommendaions in the Financial Reporting Council’s Disclosure of Dividends – Policy and Practice —namely, to enhance dividend policy disclosures to ensure they are specific about the parameters and inherent flexibility of the approach taken...
by Thomas Toomse-Smith, Project Director, Disclosure Lab, FRC | October 23, 2017
News and Resources
There are 578 news/resources
Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
IFAC - August 14, 2013
Predictive Business Analytics: Improving Business Performance with Forward-Looking Measures
IFAC - November 13, 2011
Conceptual Framework for Managerial Costing
Institute of Management Accountants - May 1, 2019
How Digital Technology Is Transforming Cost Management
The Wharton School - April 3, 2019
ICAP: Exploration and Production (E&P) Industry in Pakistan
ICAP - October 29, 2018
ICAP: Pharmaceutical and Industry Specific Guidelines
ICAP - October 29, 2018
Public Money for the Public Good
ICAEW - June 18, 2018
Business Performance Management Report 2–Working with Tensions
ICAEW - June 12, 2018
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