CAPA partnering with AFA on “The Role of Accounting Technicians (ATs) in Supporting the ASEAN Accountancy Profession”

Published date: July 13, 2023

Date: 20/07/2023

Location: Virtual

Time: 3PM-5PM (KL)

Global financial markets and economies are best served by a resilient and flexible accountancy profession across all levels and industries. The profession in its role to serve the public interest needs to meet stakeholders’ demand for meeting every organisational need, from the most basic to the most complex, and creating pathways that improve access to the profession and attract the best talent to become the next generation of professional accountants.

ATs can create value by underpinning a strong and sustainable accountancy profession, supporting strong and sustainable private and public sector organisations, and contributing to a strong and financial markets and economies. It is important for the profession, including the Professional Accountancy Organisations (PAOs) to empower ATs with the necessary technical knowledge and practical skills and to advocate for recognition of their important role for the economy as part of the accountancy profession.

Late last year, CAPA issued a ‘Call to Action’ to strengthen the recognition of ATs. Following which the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) raised their call to action recognising the Accounting Technicians (ATs) as a vital component of a strong global accountancy profession.

Brian Blood, CAPA Chief Executive will be highlighting key points from the latest AT publication, alongside the following panelists:
1) Voravit Janthanakul (President, AFA)
2) Khun Darith (President, KICPAA)
3) Christina Earls (President, AAT)
4) Bruce Vivian (Head of Accountancy Education, IFAC)
5) Henry Ong (Chief Executive and Director, National Institute of Accounting Technician)
6) Rob Alder (Head of Business Development, AAT)
7) Chea Thourn (Education Director, KICPAA)

The session will be moderated by Aucky Pratama, AFA Executive Director.

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Organised by the AFA, in partnership with CAPA, Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and Kampuchea Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors (KICPAA).