who are chartered accountants worldwide?

We bring together the leading institutes of Chartered Accountants from around the world to support, develop and promote the vital role that Chartered Accountants play throughout the global economy.

Chartered Accountants have been a mark of excellence across all aspects of business and financial life for over 150 years. Today, Chartered Accountants advise organisations, lead major companies, shape economic policy and deliver effective financial management and reporting.

Together, we’re committed to ensuring that our members continue to stand apart, defining excellence throughout their career, throughout the world.

Connecting hundreds of thousands of members and students, we:

  • promote the commitment of our global membership to the highest standards of professional and ethical practice
  • create greater opportunities globally for those seeking to become or develop as Chartered Accountants – and those looking to train or employ them
  • share expertise and innovation to maintain Chartered Accountancy’s position as the preeminent qualification for those in accountancy, finance and business.

Chartered accountants worldwide mission:

Supporting member organisations

Spanning four continents

Growing worldwide community

Chartered accountants worldwide STORY:

MEMBER OrganisationS

Chartered Accountants Worldwide brings together 15 chartered accountancy bodies connecting and representing the interests of over 1.8 million members and students globally.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) is the longest established and largest Zimbabwean professional accountancy organization. It was set up on 11 January 1918 and is a statutory body incorporated in terms of the Chartered Accountants Act [Chapter 27:02]. It is a leading professional membership organization that promotes […]

Chartered Institute of Accountants in Malawi (ICAM)

The Chartered Institute of Accountants in Malawi (ICAM) – merged the operations of Public Accountants and Examinations Council of Malawi with those of the Society of Accountants in Malawi (SOCAM). ICAM was incorporated on 23 August 2013. To date ICAM has 2,000+ members. The number is expected to double to 4,000 by 31 December 2019.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

From its modest beginning with 250 members and a history of serving the public interest since 1965, the Institute has become Africa’s largest Professional Accounting Organization representing over 46,000 Chartered Accountants and 23,000 Associate Accounting Technicians who are very talented, ethically committed professionals […]

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh

ICAB is a leading professional membership organization that promotes, develops and regulates the accountancy profession in Bangladesh. ICAB members hold a widely respected professional accounting qualification which supports enterprise, corporate governance and sustainable growth in the business environment.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) is the national body of accountants in Sri Lanka incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1959. As the sole authority in promulgating accounting and auditing standards in Sri Lanka, CA Sri Lanka has contributed immensely towards fostering financial knowledge […]

Institute of Indonesia Chartered Accountants (IAI)

Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia (Institute of Indonesia Chartered Accountants – IAI) is the recognised professional accountancy organisation in Indonesia. Established in December 23rd, 1957, IAI continues to serve and develop the accountancy profession in the country through among others, establishment of the Chartered Accountant (CA) Indonesia […]

Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)

Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) is a self-regulated body for the accountancy profession in Zambia. It was established by an Act of Parliament of 1982 and repealed by the Accountant’s Act of 2008. The primary mandate of the Institute is to promote and regulate the accountancy profession through the registration […]

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) is the statutory and regulatory body for the accounting profession in Pakistan, formed under the Chartered Accountants Ordinance, 1961. Since inception, ICAP has made concentrated efforts to achieve excellence in its activities, add value to businesses and the economy […]

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. During its 66 years of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally […]

Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) is the national accountancy body of Singapore. ISCA’s vision is to be a globally recognised professional accountancy body, bringing value to our members, the profession and wider community. There are over 32,000 ISCA members making their stride in businesses across […]

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is South Africa’s finest accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading accounting institutes. The Institute provides a wide range of support services to more than 37,000 members who are Chartered Accountants and hold positions as CEOs, MDs, board directors […]

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is the professional membership body of choice for over 100,000 members based in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. It was established with a goal to provide a professional membership body relevant to our members, equipping them to stand out in today’s marketplace. In the constant global battle for fresh ideas […]

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Chartered Accountants Ireland is the working name of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. It is the largest and longest established accountancy body in Ireland with 24,000 members and 6,500 students, and it is the leading voice of the accountancy profession in Ireland. Chartered Accountants Ireland is also the fastest growing accountancy body in the UK and Ireland […]

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

ICAS is the global professional body for Chartered Accountants. We educate, examine and lead, enabling excellence whilst always acting in the public interest […]

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Founded in the UK in 1880, ICAEW supports, develops and promotes over 151,500 chartered accountants in 148 countries around the world. Headquartered in Chartered Accountants’ Hall, London, we have offices in the UK, Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and Singapore.

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