The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board® (IPSASB®) seeks nominations from individuals, or representatives from organizations, interested in serving as a member of the IPSASB Consultative Advisory Group (CAG).
The CAG is an integral part of the IPSASB’s formal process for consultation and a forum for the IPSASB to obtain the views of those interested in, or affected by, the development and maintenance of its high-quality International Public Sector Accounting Standards™ (IPSAS™) used by governments and public sector entities around the world. CAG members have an opportunity to get involved in shaping the development of IPSASB Standards.
CAG members serve an initial term of up to three years. The CAG formally meets twice a year in different locations across the globe and may be convened for additional discussions as requested by the IPSASB. Interested nominees should be committed to attending all meetings.
The IPSASB is particularly interested in nominees with skills and experience that include:
- The ability to perceive strategic public sector issues important to financial reporting, sustainability reporting, and the use of financial statements;
- A deep understanding of IPSASB Standards; such as those involved in their adoption and implementation; and/or
- A strong knowledge of public financial management.
The IPSASB values diverse perspectives and encourages qualified candidates that add to the CAG’s overall professional, geographic, and gender diversity. In pursuit of a globally representative advisory group, the IPSASB particularly encourages women and those from Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America to apply.
How to Apply:
Those interested in CAG membership should submit their nominations by email to CAGChair@IPSASB.org. The nomination should include the CV and contact details of the nominee, as well as a cover letter that notes the reasons for their interest and the value they would add to the CAG.
Nominations are due by September 29, 2023.
About the IPSASB
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board® (IPSASB®) works to strengthen public financial management globally through developing and maintaining accrual-based International Public Sector Accounting Standards® (IPSAS®) and other high-quality financial reporting guidance for use by governments and other public sector entities. It also raises awareness of IPSAS and the benefits of accrual adoption. The Board receives support from the Asian Development Bank, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, the New Zealand External Reporting Board, and the governments of Canada and New Zealand. The structures and processes that support the operations of the IPSASB are facilitated by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). For copyright, trademark, and permissions information, please go to permissions or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.