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.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. See the full overview.
by Catalin Albu, Professor of Accounting, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania and Nadia Albu, Professor of Accounting, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania | October 3, 2016
An updated research report explores the latest literature on the role of small- and-medium practices (SMPs) in the provision of business support to small- and medium-sized entities (SMEs).
There are 101 articles
Transforming IFAC PAIB Meetings for Strategic ImpactDuring 2016, the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee completely changed its meeting structure, with both a positive reception from participants and increased impact overall.
by Rachel Sinha , Consultant, Global Accountancy Profession Support and Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | February 21, 2017
The What, Why, and How of Cloud Computing for SMPsCloud computing offers many benefits for SMPs; Accountancy Europe advises on what practitioners should consider when moving to the cloud.
by Paul Gisby, Manager Accountancy & Tax, Accountancy Europe | February 8, 2017
News and Resources
There are 1698 news/resources
Blockchain, the Next Disruptor for Finance
IBM - April 18, 2017
7 Ways to Reduce Talent Turnover
CGMA Magazine - April 13, 2017
The Future of Finance: Using Disruption to Accelerate Transformation
IBM - April 13, 2017
5 Emerging Services Set to Transform the Accounting Profession
AICPA Insights - April 11, 2017
Large Businesses Planning to Move Activities Out of the UK, Brexit Survey Reveals
ICAS - April 10, 2017
Nine Must-Have Apps for Business Travelers
ICAS - April 10, 2017
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