ACCA joins Finance Indaba 2017
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has partnered with Finance Indaba 2017. It will be the association's second showing at the event. Founded in 1904, the ACCA casts itself as the world's most forward-thinking accounting organisation, working across the globe to uplift the profession and boasting more than 188 000 qualified members and 480 000 students of its masters-level qualifications worldwide.
A recent ACCA report points to key drivers that will impact accounting technically and ethically, influencing interpersonal skills and competencies as the profession continues to evolve. It stresses the importance of accountants maintaining high standards of integrity and independence in making professional judgments.
"Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. It believes that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development and seek to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. ACCA's core values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and it ensures that through its range of qualifications, it prepares accountants for business. ACCA seeks to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating its qualifications and delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers," said the head of the organisation's South African chapter Patience Semenya.
The Finance Indaba is the biggest annual event on the continent for financial managers and specialists who are seeking partnerships to drive progress. Thousands of delegates will gain valuable insights into realising financial performance and growth, becoming more efficient and accessing funding, among a host of other opportunities from leading players in financial services.