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The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia: The role of professional accounting in business - Introduction


The Institute is the professional body for Chartered Accountants in Australia and represents 70,000 current and future business leaders working both here and overseas. It has around 57,000 members and almost 13,000 graduates undertaking the Chartered Accountants Program while they work.

The Institute has an important role in promoting financial integrity in society, through its leadership of the profession and its advocacy work in influencing policy and regulatory frameworks in Australia and abroad. Chartered Accountants serve the public interest through their obligation to uphold the profession’s high standards of duty and service in every area of business and the economy, including finance, commerce, public practice, government, academia and the not-for-profit sector.


The Institute is part of the Global Accounting Alliance, giving members access to an 800,000-strong network of professionals and leaders worldwide.


Chartered Accountants - the role of professional accounting in business





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Learning Area(s):
  • Business Environment | Stakeholders
  • Careers | Choosing a career
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility | Corporate governance
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility | Risk Management
  • Financial Reports and Analysis | Analysis of financial reports and information
  • Financial Reports and Analysis | Ethical/legal accounting
  • Financial Reports and Analysis | Types of financial reports
From: Edition 7

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