Founded in the UK in 1880 by Royal Charter, ICAEW supports, develops and promote over 142.000 chartered accountants in more than 160 countries worldwide. As a world leading professional membership, organisation headquartered in London, we also have office in Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
Our vision is that ICAEW and our members are axknowledge as leading the global accountancy and finance profession.
As a membership organisation operating with a public interest focus, our membership are at the heart of everything we do.
Our mission is to fulfill the objectives set out in our Royal Charter which is to:
- advanced the theory and practice of accountancy, finance, business and commers
- recruit, educated adn train a body of members skilled in accountancy and finance
- preserve at all times the professional in independence of accontants
- maintain high standards of practice anb professional conduct by all members
- advance the profession of accountantcy.
WHAT WE DO
Act responsibly: in the best interest of our members and the general public
Behave with integrity: always doing the right thing, even when no one is looking
Create effective partnerships: working together to achieve our goals
Deliver the highest standards: to deliver quality and excellence in everything we do
We provide qualification and professional development across accountancy, finance and businens. Our chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA, is one of the most advanced learning and professinal development programces avaliable. We offer a range of leadership programmes, helping to transform finance specialists into business leaders.
We share our knowledge, insight and technical expertise to the future of the global profession. Our thought leadership, industry adn economic research, and technical updates ensure that we continue to advanced accountancy and finance around the world.
We act in the public interest to protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession. Through our Practice Assurance, regulatory and professional conduct schemes we ensure the highest professional standards.
As leaders in accountancy, finance and business our members have the knowledge, skills and commitment to maintain the highest professional standards and integrity. Together we contribute to the success of individuals, organisations, communities and economies around the world.
Becaus of us, people can do business with confidenceWE WORK WITH
We have strong working relationships with other leading accountancy bodies in all the major financial markets. We help shape and influence the global accounting profession, and promote excellence in technical and ethical standards.
ICEW is a founder member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the Global Accounting Alliance>
www.globalaaccountingalliance.comDIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
To lead the global accountancy and finance profession, we need to employ unique and talented people from a range of different backgrounds.
We believe that innovation and new ideas to lead the profession happen when you have a diverse team of people who each contribute new and different ways of thingking. We also know that people are at their most creative they feel included and valued.
That′s why we are commited to recruiting, retaining and promoting staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are an equal opportunities organisation and it is our policy to treat all empoyees and job applicants faily and equally regardless of their sex (defined as gender, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership or gender reassignment), race (devined as race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, religion or religious or philosophical belief), disability, age, social or educational background of family or carer responsibilities.
We believe that our culture is inclusive and we encourage people to work as ′One′. This ensures that diversity is respected, valued and embraced accross the organisation and enhances our ability to provide a firs-class service to our members.SUSTAINABILITY
We recognise the impact we make on society and the economy, and seek to make a positive difference in the communities where operate. As a professional membership organisation we represent a common voice for members and the profession.
We bring people together to share their views on sustainibility and corporate responsibility.
We promote business practices to ensure prosperity for future generations. For example engage staff in corporate responsibility and fundraising activities as part of the strategy, provide education and training for staff on sustainability issues relevant to ICAEW′s business, and allow the equivalent of one day′s training to work on a sustainability project. In addition we support fundraising activity in the office and local communities where we have office.