The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) is the National Professional Accountancy Body in Bangladesh, established under the Bangladesh Chartered Accountants Order, 1973 for the purpose of regulating the profession of accountants and related matters. ICAB is a leading professional membership organization that promotes and develops 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. ICAB is working to promote and regulate high quality financial reporting and auditing in Bangladesh, to develop and maintain the competence of professional accountants and to enhance the reputation of the accounting profession in all sectors of the economy.
ICAB has over 1,700 members and is a founding member of IFAC, CAPA and SAFA.
The 20-member Council of ICAB is the supreme authority responsible for the administration and management of the Institute, assisted by various Committees and Boards. ICAB has also two Regional Committees in Dhaka and Chittagong and there are overseas Chapters based in the UK, Canada and Australia. The day to day activities of the Institute is delegated to the Secretariat, headed by the Secretary.