IFAC and CPA Canada Release Report on The Professional Accountant’s Role in Data
May 13, 2021 | English
Together with Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), today the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released The Professional Accountant’s Role in Data.
As economies digitize, the accountancy profession must adapt to contribute strategically. The Professional Accountant’s Role in Data outlines a new model, the data management value chain, in which accountants can, by building upon key competencies, reimagine their roles to meaningfully contribute to the digital economy.
Stathis Gould, director of advocacy at IFAC says: "This is an urgent and opportune moment for the accountancy profession to leverage the disruption of the expanding digital economy, embrace enhanced roles in the data management value chain, and guide businesses and organizations of all kinds into a sustainable and prosperous future."
The Professional Accountant’s Role in Data is featured on both the IFAC and CPA Canada’s websites and available to download for free.
IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of 180 members and associates in 135 countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 3 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.
For more information about CPA Canada, visit www.cpacanada.ca.