Competent and versatile: How professional accountants in business drive sustainable organizational success

Professional accountants in business play key roles in their organizations. Learn about the training, knowledge and skill sets accountants can use to create long-term value and organizational success.

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There are more than a million professional accountants working on commerce, industry, financial services and education as well as in the public and not-for-profit sectors.

Many organizations leverage the range of skills and abilities that professional accountants in business (PAIBs) bring to their work. And many do not.

Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Organizational Success is a free resource from the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). It explores how the global accountancy profession can help create sustainable organizational success and what employers can do to enable this success.

You will also learn:

  • the range of roles that professional accountants in business can perform
  • how to help organizations manage key challenges
  • the eight drivers of sustainable organizational success
  • how organizations can support their accountants and make them more effective


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