To provide an organisation for ASEAN Accountants for the further advancement of the status of the profession in the region with the view to establishing an ASEAN philosophy on the accounting profession.
The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA) is a statutory professional body empowered by CPA Act to register and oversee all CPAs and audit firms in Japan. JICPA’s mission is to serve the public interest by strengthening the accountancy profession through maintaining the quality of services provided by members and upholding the professional ethics, values, and standards.
JICPA is one of the founder members of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA), and enjoys a long history of international activities and cooperation with various organizations. Currently, JICPA has more than 34,000 members in total with 14 regional chapters spreading across Japan.