Supporting Professional Body

Chartered Accountants Australia And New Zealand (CAANZ)

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is a professional body comprised of over 120,000 diverse, talented and financially astute members who utilise their skills every day to make a difference for businesses the world over. We focus on the education and lifelong learning of our members, and engage in advocacy and thought leadership in areas of public interest that impact the economy and domestic and international markets.

Chartered Accountants ANZ is a member of the International Federation of Accountants, which represents nearly three million accountant professionals in 130 countries through 175 member bodies and associations.

It is also connected globally through the Global Accounting Alliance, ten membership bodies active across 180 countries, and Chartered Accountants Worldwide, a group of 12 global CA bodies. Since 2016, CA ANZ has maintained a strategic alliance with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the representative body of more than 686,000 current and next-generation accounting professionals worldwide.

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The Chartered Institute Of Public Finance Accountants (CIPFA)

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is the only global professional accountancy body to focus on the public sector offering unrivalled opportunities for career development. Since 1885 CIFPA leads the way in public finance by standing for sound public financial management and good governance. CIPFA’s qualifications are highly respected for its expertise by governments, donors and public finance professionals to advance public finance and support better public services, and is the foundation for a career in public finance, providing the skills to deliver high performance in public services.

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CPA Australia

Founded in 1886, CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 163,000 members working in 125 countries and regions, with more than 37,000 working and residing in Asia. CPA Australia has had a presence in Malaysia since 1956, and has made a significant contribution to the development of the Malaysian accounting profession.

Together with our members, we influence major issues, policies and regulations that impact the markets in which our members work and undertake a range of activities which position CPA Australia as the premier global brand for strategy, leadership and international business. We achieve this through engaging with institutions of higher learning, facilitating a varied and highly relevant suite of professional development paths and solutions, and forging employer partnerships.

CPA Australia is a schedule body under the Malaysian Accountants Act 1967.

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

There are over 1.7m chartered accountants and students around the world − talented, ethical and committed professionals who use their expertise to ensure we have a successful and sustainable future.

Over 149,000 of these are ICAEW Chartered Accountants. We train, develop and support each one of them so that they have the knowledge and values to help build local and global economies that are sustainable, accountable and fair.

We've been at the heart of the accountancy profession since we were founded in 1880 to ensure trust in business. We share our knowledge and insight with governments, regulators and business leaders worldwide as we believe accountancy is a force for positive economic change across the world.

Globally, ICAEW Chartered Accountants are recognised as leaders in accountancy, finance and business. 98 of the world’s 100 global leading brands employ ICAEW Chartered Accountants and 78% of FTSE 100 companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on the Board.

The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) is the only Malaysian-grown professional accounting body, established since 1958. MICPA in collaboration with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) jointly offer the MICPA-CAANZ Programme - a dual qualification which grants its graduates memberships with both MICPA & CAANZ, carrying the titles Certified Public Accountant, Malaysia, and Chartered Accountant, Australia and New Zealand. Graduates also obtain the Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) Passport which provides them with membership support and recognition from 10 premier accounting bodies worldwide. MICPA-CAANZ professionals are trained and equipped with strong application and problem-solving skills which make them relevant and trusted advisors.

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