The Certificate in International Financial Reporting (CertIFR) is an ideal qualification to help you develop an understanding of IFRS or gain formal recognition for your existing IFRS skills and knowledge. Cost effective and flexible, CertIFR provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of IFRS and is delivered entirely online.
CertIFR offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of International Financial Reporting and International Financial Reporting Standards, tracing the history of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from its early roots through to the recent changes and future developments. Structured in a readable and user-friendly format, the course distils key information into easy-to-digest bullet points, provides useful summaries and examines, topic-by-topic, specific standards. Frequently asked questions and answers expand on the points covered, while case studies are based on real-life examples. In addition a large number of exercises, multiple-choice questions and sample answers enable you to confidently test your knowledge and guide you as you progress through the course.
To help you understand how International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are used around the world. To explain the workings of the IASC/IASB and how these are being changed To examine the fundamental requirements of IFRS on a standard-by-standard basis for the benefit of preparers, auditors and users of financial statements To provide guidance on how to use IFRS in practice with the aid of questions, cases and exercises. To outline the main differences between IFRS and UK rules
If you are a professional accountant or auditor, qualified in accordance with your national accounting standards, then this is the qualification for you. You do not need to have any experience or formal qualifications in accounting and auditing to apply for this certificate.
The target audience is professional accountants and auditors, qualified in accordance with their national accounting standards. However, it is possible for those with experience, but no formal qualifications in accounting and auditing to register for this Certificate.