GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE RESOURCE FOR PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS IN BUSINESS AND SMPs
A new global web-based resource is available to assist the members in locating the information needed to make well informed business decisions, provide high quality work, and keep pace with the changing marketplace in which you operate.
This new resource, IFACnet – A KnowledgeNet for Accountants in Business, provides one-stop access to leading edge articles, good practice guidance, and management tools for accountants employed in commerce, industry, the public sector, education, and the not-for-profit sector. By going directly to www.ifacnet.com or accessing the KnowledgeNet through the IFAC website, users can locate thousands of high-quality and relevant materials targeted specifically for professional accountants in business (PAIBs) and developed by IFAC and more than a dozen member bodies.
IFACnet.com has been developed by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), under the leadership of the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee and with the support of IFAC member bodies, to facilitate the sharing of resources among IFAC member organizations and to better support professional accountants worldwide.
Through its easy to use interface, developed by a leading-edge technology company,IFACnet.com provides access to information on a wide range of financial and management accounting topics, including strategy, management, budgeting and planning, corporate governance, and risk management. Accountants in the public sector can also benefit from searching for information and guidance on such topics as costing, performance management and reporting in the public sector.
IFACnet, has expanded its resources to address the needs of small and medium accounting practices (SMPs), in addition to professional accountants in business. IFACnet enables SMPs to easily locate information on a wide range of technical, marketing, human resource and other matters, including such topics as succession planning, managing a small firm, staff recruitment and retention, and promoting firm services.
IFACnet has also added three new features to help accountants worldwide stay current on technical, professional and marketplace issues and to make the search engine more user friendly. These include a "Latest News" page with links to a variety of business, management and accounting media and other websites; a search box that enables users to search IFACnet directly from their Internet browser; and a "What's News" section to inform visitors of new IFACnet features and content.
There will be no charge for using IFACnet.com, although certain search results may identify documents and publications available for purchase.
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