Memorandum of Understanding between The Federation of Accounting Professions (TFAC) and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia & New Zealand) 1. Purpose of the MOU The purpose of the MOU is to strengthen cooperation between the two sides in professional development and professional community in Thailand. 2. Commencement, Duration and Termination This MoU shall [...]
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Premier Management Accounting Bodies In Thailand (TFAC) And Australia (CMA ANZ) Sign Collaboration Agreement
1st December 2022 heralded a milestone for the Management Accounting Professionals of the two nations of Thailand and Australia as it marked the beginning of a new Collaborative effort by the premier Management Accounting bodies of the two countries. A Memorandum of understanding was signed by President Voravit Janthanakul of The Federation of Accounting Professions [...]
Rod Sims, Don Rankin and Simon Griffiths inducted into the ICMA Global Accounting and Management Accounting Hall of Fame.
After a lull of two years due to Covid, the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia & New Zealand) celebrated the induction of two outstanding champions into its Global Accounting and Management Accounting Hall of Fame, and launched a new category, ‘Social Purpose Innovator Hall of Fame’ at an gala dinner held at the RACV [...]
Skills Australia removing accountants from the shortage list has some overall merit! But the reasons are complex says Management Accountant’s CEO
“Skills Australia's decision to remove accountants from the shortage list based on advertised vacancies has some overall merit, but the reasons for this are quite complex, and there are many nuances to explaining the fall in vacancies”, says Prof Janek Ratnatunga, the CEO of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA ANZ). The National Skills [...]
The “Optus’ data breach which compromised the personal details and even identity documents such as Medicare cards, passports and driving licences of up to 9.8 million Australians leaves many questions unanswered, says Prof Janek Ratnatunga, the CEO of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA ANZ) in an in-depth study titled, Optus Data Hack: The [...]
The Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research Volume 20 Number 1 Winter 2022 ISSN 1443-9905 (print) ISSN 1443-9913 (online) Jamar Information Table of Content ARTICLES Racial Stereotyping in Advertising: The Monetary vs. Societal Impact of Charity Fundraising By Janek Ratnatunga Product Diversification to Bio-Degradable Plastic: A Financial Analysis of Jute Pro By Nasser Hussain [...]
Despite significant criticisms, international charities persist in using racially stereotyped images of children in fundraising advertising. “This is because, obviously, such images yield the most donations”, says Prof Janek Ratnatunga, the CEO of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA ANZ). In an in-depth study titled ‘Racial Stereotyping in Advertising: The Monetary vs. Societal Impact [...]
Nov 18, 2021 - A ‘black swan event’ is one that whilst being extremely rare and of severe impact, is nevertheless characterised by the widespread insistence it was obvious in hindsight. The Covid-19 pandemic was described as such an event. “Environmental damage is a swan of a different colour, a green one” says Prof Janek [...]
Accountants, Lawyers, and Real-estate professionals are actively lobbying to avoid reporting suspicious transactions. Newspapers and other media outlets have this week reported stories on corrupt activities involving casinos, money laundering, foreign influence, tax avoidance, offshore companies, tax havens, anti-corruption bodies, lax regulation, quantitative easing, and young families being shut out of overheated real-estate markets. “All [...]
Is it time for a Royal Commission on the Auditing profession? In mid-September 2021, The Australian arm of one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious accounting firms, KPMG, was fined A$613,000 by a US accounting watchdog, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), after a review found widespread cheating by staff on training tests [...]