A Listing Of Accounting Bodies

September 2nd, 2006 Comments off
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Append below a listing of Accounting Bodies for those who are interested to visit their sites:- 

INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY BODIES: 

International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
- an organization which represent accountants employed in public practice, business and industry, the public sector, and education, as well as some specialized groups that interface frequently with the profession.
– an organization which represent accountants employed in public practice, business and industry, the public sector, and education, as well as some specialized groups that interface frequently with the profession.
 

International Accounting Board Committee (IASB)
- an independent, private sector body, formed in 1973 with the objective of harmonising the accounting principles which are used by businesses and other organisations for financial reporting around the world. 

Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA)
- targeting to enhance the development of the accounting profession in the Asia-Pacific region. Actively promoting the harmonization and enhancing the accountancy standards and development through the adoption of IFAC and IASC standards. 

Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA AUSTRALIA)
- Australia’s premier professional organisation of Certified Practising Accountants. 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
- its mission is “to be the organisation of first choice for leading business, finance and knowledge management professionals”. 

Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand (ICANZ)
- aims is to bring reporting practices closer together worldwide and it also contributes widely in many areas of advocacy, to advance the cause of understandable and consistent business laws. 

Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA)
- sets national educational standards and professional standards and practices, provides services to affiliates and members, contributes to international accounting standard setting, and represents CGAs nationally and internationally. 

The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)
- conducts research into current business issues and sets accounting and auditing standards for business, not-for-profit organizations and government. It issues guidance on control and governance, publishes professional literature, develops education programs and represents the CA profession nationally and internationally. 

Hong Kong Society of Accountants (HKSA)
- is the only statutory licensing body of accountants in Hong Kong responsible for regulation of the accountancy profession. 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- to educate and train Chartered Accountants, to maintain high standards for professional conduct among members, and more… 

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- has over 70,000 students and 50,000 members in 156 countries. Focus on management functions makes it unique, and it is internationally recognised as offering the financial qualification for business. 

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- a leader in the development of the global accountancy profession. 

International Federation of Insolvency Professionals (INSOL INTERNATIONAL)
- taking the leadership role in international insolvency and related credit issues; facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, encourage greater international co-operation and communication amongst the insolvency profession, credit community and related constituencies. 

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS)
- the national organisation of the accounting profession in Singapore. Established in June 1963 as the Singapore Society of Accountants under the Accountants Act, the Society was reconstituted and renamed the ICPAS on 11 February 1989, under the Accountants Act 1987 (Chapter 2A). 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) 

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- the premier professional association for CPAs in the US. With well over 340,000 members. 

Accounting Standards Board (ASB)
- the role of the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) is to issue accounting standards. 

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
- aims to add value to individuals and organisations by training, supporting and developing Accounting Technicians throughout the world. 

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
- the Financial Accounting Standards Board strongly and actively supports the internationalization of accounting standards. 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
- established on 1st July, 1949 by “The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949″, for the purpose of regulating the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)
- established on July 1,1961 to regulate the profession of Chartered Accountancy in the Country. It is a statutory autonomous body established under the Chartered Accountants Ordinance 1961. 

The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP)
- imparting education and training to Graduating students, Government institution, public & private organizations, and has been meeting an important national human resource need through a steady flow of professional management accountants in the economy. 

The Institute of Certified Accountants And Auditors of Thailand (ICAAT) 

The ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) 

Ikatan Akuntun Indonesia (IAI)  

The Chinese Institute of CPA (CICPA) 

The Brunei Institute of CPA(BICPA)  

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