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Profession

This main category contains non-commercial resources that are directly related to the professional practice of auditing. Categories within 'Profession':

Professional associations

Professional associations are organizations of civil or public law, whose members are auditors. Membership of these associations is mandatory for auditors to pursue their profession and to use a professional designation. Furthermore, these organizations promote the profession by setting standards for education and ethics. The following types of associations can be distinguished:

Financial auditors

AustriaInstitut Österreichischer Wirtschaftsprüfer (IWP)

AustriaKammer der Wirtschaftstreuhänder (KWT)

BelgiumInstituut van de Bedrijfsrevisoren (IBR)

BelgiumInstituut van de accountants en de belastingconsulenten (IAB)

GermanyInstitut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland (IDW)

GermanyWirtschaftsprüferkammer (WPK)

IrelandChartered Accountants Ireland

IrelandInstitute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland

IrelandInstitute of Incorporated Public Accountants (IIPA)

NetherlandsNederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants (NBA)

SwitzerlandTreuhand-Kammer

United KingdomAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

United KingdomAssociation of International Accountants (AIA)

United KingdomChartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)

United KingdomInstitute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

United KingdomInstitute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

Internal auditors

AustriaInstitut für Interne Revision Österreich

BelgiumInstitute of Internal Auditors - Belgium

GermanyDeutsches Institut für Interne Revision (DIIR)

InternationalInstitute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

NetherlandsInstituut van Internal Auditors Nederland

SwitzerlandSchweizerischer Verband für Interne Revision (SVIR)

United Kingdom and IrelandChartered Institute of Internal Auditors - UK and Ireland

IT auditors

BelgiumISACA Belgium Chapter

AustriaISACA Austria Chapter

GermanyISACA Germany Chapter

InternationalInformation Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

IrelandISACA Irish Chapter

NetherlandsISACA Netherlands Chapter

NetherlandsNederlandse Orde van Register EDP-Auditors (NOREA)

SwitzerlandISACA Switzerland Chapter

United KingdomISACA Central UK Chapter

United KingdomISACA London Chapter

United KingdomISACA Northern England Chapter

United KingdomISACA Scottish Chapter

United KingdomISACA Winchester Chapter

Umbrella organisations

EuropeEuropean Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (EFAA)

EuropeEuropean Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA)

EuropeFédération des Experts-comptables Européens (FEE)

InternationalChartered Accountants Worldwide

InternationalGlobal Accounting Alliance (GAA)

InternationalInternational Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

United KingdomConsultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)

Other organizations

Besides professional associations, auditors can organize themselves in other ways on a voluntary basis. These groups organize educational activities and may represent the interests of their members, but they do not have of official status.

GermanyDeutscher Wirtschaftsprüfer Verein (DWPV)

GermanyGerman CPA Society (GCPAS)

GermanyIT-Revisoren- und Prüferstammtisch in Düsseldorf

InternationalInternational Association of Airline Auditors (IAAIA)

NetherlandsOrde van Register Adviseurs Nederland (OVRAN)

United KingdomAccountants Group in Germany (AGIG)

Verenigd KoninkrijkCertified Public Accountants Association (CPAA)

United KingdomChartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

United KingdomCouncil of Higher Education Internal Auditors (CHEIA)

United KingdomHousing Internal Audit Forum (HIAF)

United KingdomIndependent Certified Practising Accountants (ICPA)

United KingdomInstitute of Financial Accountants (IFA)

United KingdomInsurance Internal Audit Group (IIAG)


Research and education

Austria

Akademie der Wirtschaftstreuhänder

Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

Universität Innsbruck

Universität Wien

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

Belgium

Accounting Research Public Sector (ARPS)

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Universiteit Antwerpen

Universiteit Gent

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Germany

Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

Freie Universität Berlin

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL)

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (HHU)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU)

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Leibniz Universität Hannover

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

Philipps-Universität Marburg

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)

Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft

Technische Universität Chemnitz

Technische Universität Darmstadt

Technische Universität Dortmund

Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Universität Hamburg

Universität zu Köln

Universität Leipzig

Universität Mannheim

Universität zu Köln
Universität zu Köln

Universität Osnabrück

Universität Passau

Universität Potsdam

Universität Regensburg (UR)

Universität des Saarlandes

Universität Siegen

Universität Trier

Universität Ulm

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU)

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

International

European Accounting Association (EAA)

European Auditing Research Network

SANS Institute

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Ireland

Dublin City University (DCU)

National University of Ireland, Galway

University College Dublin (UCD)

Netherlands

Auditing.nl

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

Limperg Instituut

Maastricht University

Nyenrode Business Universiteit

Pro Memorie

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG)

Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)

Universiteit van Tilburg

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

VURORE

Switzerland

Accounting Research Workshop

Akademie der Treuhand-Kammer

Universität Bern

Universität St. Gallen (HSG)

Universität Zürich (UZH)

United Kingdom

Aston University

Birmingham City University

British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

Cardiff University

De Montfort University (DMU)

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

King’s College London

Kingston University London

Lancaster University

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

London South Bank University (LSBU)

Northumbria University

Oxford Brookes University

Robert Gordon University (RGU)

Royal Holloway, University of London

University of Aberdeen

University of Bath

University of Birmingham

University of Bradford

University of Bristol

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Essex

University of Exeter

University of Glasgow

University of Greenwich

University of Hertfordshire

University of Huddersfield

University of Kent

University of Leeds

University of Manchester

University of Portsmouth

University of South Wales

University of Southampton

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of Ulster


Standards and norms

Austria

Austrian Financial Reporting and Auditing Committee (AFRAC)

Österreichischer Arbeitskreis für Corporate Governance

Belgium

Commissie voor Boekhoudkundige Normen (CBN)

Corporate Governance Committee

Germany

Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI)

Deutsches Rechnungslegungs Standards Committee (DRSC)

Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex

XBRL Deutschland

International

Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)

Common Criteria

EUR-Lex

European Corporate Govenance Institute (ECGI)

European Commission: Single Market

European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

IFRS Foundation

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

XBRL International

Netherlands

Monitoringcommissie Corporate Governance Code

Raad voor de Jaarverslaggeving (RJ)

XBRL Nederland

Switzerland

Stiftung für Fachempfehlungen zur Rechnungslegung (FER)

XBRL CH

United Kingdom

Financial Reporting Council (FRC)


Magazines and publications

Dutch

Accountant

Compact

Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie (MAB)

English

Accountancy Age

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal

German

Der Aufsichtsrat

BWRmedia

Prev – Revisionspraxis

Zeitschrift Interne Revision (ZIR)


Supervisory authorities

Austria

Arbeitsausschuss für externe Qualitätsprüfungen (AeQ)

Österreichische Finanzmarktaufsicht (FMA)

Österreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)

Qualitätskontrollbehörde für Abschlussprüfer und Prüfungsgesellschaften (QKB)

Belgium

Autoriteit voor Financiële Diensten en Markten (FSMA)

Hoge Raad voor de Economische Beroepen (HREB)

Nationale Bank van België (NBB)

Rekenhof

Germany

Abschlussprüferaufsichtskommission (APAK)

Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)

Bundesrechnungshof

Deutsche Bundesbank

Deutsche Prüfstelle für Rechnungslegung (DPR)

International

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

European Banking Authority (EBA)

European Central Bank (ECB)

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR)

International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)

Ireland

Central Bank of Ireland

Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA)

Netherlands

Algemene Rekenkamer

Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM)

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)

Switzerland

Eidgenössische Finanzmarktaufsicht (FINMA)

Eidgenössische Revisionsaufsichtsbehörde (RAB)

Schweizerische Nationalbank (SNB)

SIX Exchange Regulation

United Kingdom

Bank of England (BoE)

National Audit Office (NAO)


Portals

Dutch

Accountants Online

Startpagina Accountancy

Startpagina Audit

Startpagina IT-Audit

English

Accountingnet.ie

AccountingWEB

AuditNet

IFACnet

Sarbanes-Oxley Act Forum

German

auditnet

Compliance Magazin

Forum Elektronische Steuerprüfung

IFRS-Portal

Revision-Online

Multilingual

IAS Plus


Other

Dutch

Informatiecentrum voor het Bedrijfsrevisoraat (ICCI)

ITpedia

Ken de COS.nl

Platform voor Informatiebeveiliging (PVIB)

Samenwerkende Registeraccountants en Accountants-administratieconsulenten (SRA)

English

International Association of Practising Accountants (IAPA)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

German

The Auditfactory

Information Security Society Switzerland (ISSS)

IT AUDIT GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

Verband der Schweizer Unternehmen

Zentrum für sichere Informationstechnologie (A-SIT)