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Call for Applications for the IPSASB Chair issued

23 December 2014

The Call for Applications was recently issued, seeking an exceptional individual to serve as Chair of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) beginning 1 January 2016. The IPSASB develops accounting standards and guidance for use by public sector entities.

The Chair will lead the strategic direction of the IPSASB and facilitate the deliberative and consultative processes that underpin the authority and credibility of the IPSASB, its standards, and activities. In addition, the Chair is responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships with national standard setters, regulators, and other key stakeholders. The IPSASB Chair reports functionally to a public interest oversight authority and refers to the Managing Director, Professional Standards, as a resource and key source of advice.

Applications for the position are due 6 February 2015. For further information about the position and instructions on how to apply, visit the website of the International Federation of Accountants at: http://www.ifac.org/news-events/2014-12/call-applications-ipsasb-chair-issued