The 1st January 2015 marked the first official day of the new Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
In 2013 the premier Accounting body in Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia voted to merge with their equivalent body across the Tasman, the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants to form one New Institute to serve this global economic region.
Why use a Chartered Accountant?
Chartered Accountants are experts in their field, up-to-date on the latest business issues and committed to ongoing professional education. Chartered Accountants are bound by professional ethics and renown for offering fresh ideas rigorously grounded in reason, their capabilities placing them among today’s most trusted leaders in business and finance.
Anyone can call themselves an accountant, but only a Chartered Accountant is:
a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
trained for a minimum of six years to achieve the Chartered Accountant designation
required to undertake professional development training
bound by our code of ethics and required to adhere to professional standards
subject to our disciplinary procedures
subject to periodic review of their professional practices
eligible to obtain a Certificate of Public Practice to offer services to the public as a Chartered Accountant.
Utilising a Chartered Accountant means you are selecting a highly skilled professional who is amongst the very best in the business. Click here to read more about Trans-Tasman Institute.