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Dynamic leader sought for IESBA chair

The global search for an individual to lead the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) has begun and applications from qualified candidates around the globe are being accepted.

Interested Canadian CPAs are encouraged to apply for the position of IESBA chair. The deadline is April 30, 2021. The IESBA sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.

The IESBA chair is a full-time executive position. The chair is appointed for an initial three-year term, commencing January 1, 2022 and could be re-appointed for a total tenure of nine years. Relocation is not required for this role. However, candidates are expected to have a robust plan for how they would lead the IESBA and staff from a remote location. The role requires a commitment to significant international travel.

View the job description and application instructions.

This global search is being conducted by the Interim Nominating Committee.