Accountancy and Audit
www.cpaireland.ie - The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) is one of the main Irish accountancy bodies with in excess of 5,000 members and students. The CPA designation is the most commonly used designation worldwide for professional accountants and the Institute’s qualification enjoys wide international recognition. Its current Membership operates in Public Practice, Industry, Financial Services and the Public Sector and CPAs work in over 28 countries around the world.
www.acca.co.uk - ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, which aims to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people who seek a career in accountancy, finance and management.
www.iaasa.ie - Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority was established pursuant to the provisions of Part 2 of the Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act, 2003 and has four principal objectives:
- Supervise how the prescribed accountancy bodies regulate and monitor their members;
- Promote adherence to high professional standards in the auditing and accountancy profession;
- Monitor whether the accounts of certain classes of companies and other undertakings comply with the Companies Acts and, where applicable, Article 4 of the IAS Regulation; and
- Act as a specialist source of advice to the Minister on auditing and accounting matters