Iranian Institute of Certified Accountants

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Iranian Institute of Certified Accountants
انجمن حسابداران خبره ایران
Iranian Institute of Certified Accountants Logo 1353 by Morteza Momayez.jpg
Abbreviation IICA
Formation 21 February 1973; 45 years ago (1973-02-21)
Legal status non-governmental association
Objective Promoting the accounting profession in Iran
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Region served Iran
Member's designations CA (Associate) and ICA (Fellow)
Official languages Persian
President Houshang Khastoui
General Secretary Mohsen Ghasemi
Governing body Council
IFAC member since 1998
Monthly Magazine HESABDAR (Persian: حسابدار)
Website www.iranianica.com
www.iica.ir

Iranian Institute of Certified Accountants (IICA) is a national professional accounting body of Iran. It was established at 21 February 1973 as a non-governmental association in Iran. IICA is the largest professional accounting body in Iran in terms of membership (more than 6000 members; CAs & ICAs). Associate members of IICA are known as Certified Accountant (CA), and, fellow members of IICA are known as Independent Certified Accountant (ICA). IICA is the first Iranian member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) (since 1998).[1][2]

Members[edit]

Each accountancy professional can become a member of IICA by taking prescribed examinations, undergoing five years of practical training, and meeting other requirements under the IICA`s Statute. Associate members of IICA are known as Certified Accountant (CA), and, fellow members of IICA are known as Independent Certified Accountant (ICA). The IICA has more than 6000 members (CAs & ICAs), now.

Council[edit]

Governing body of the IICA is a council constituted under the IICA`s Statute, 1991. The Council consists of 9 elected members. The elected members of the council are elected under the single non-transferable vote system by the members of the institute. Every year, three members of The Council is elected. The Council elects four of its members to be president, vice-president, treasurer, and council secretary who hold office for one year. Houshang Khastoui (CPA, ICA) is the President of the IICA, now (since Jan 27, 2015).[3]

General Secretary[edit]

The General Secretary, who is the chief executive officer of the IICA, is appointed by the IICA`s president, for non-limited period. Managing of the IICA`s office is undertaken by the General Secretary. Mohsen Ghasemi (ICA) is the General Secretary of the IICA, now (since Jan 15, 2014).[4][5]

President & General Secretary of IICA (2015)
Houshang Khastoui (CPA, ICA), President of IICA
Mohsen Ghasemi (ICA), General Secretary of IICA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Iranian Institute of Certified Accountants, member bodies, official website of IFAC.
  2. ^ About IICA, official website of IICA.
  3. ^ Council Member, about us, official website of IICA.
  4. ^ Council Member, official website of IICA.
  5. ^ Secretary of IICA, about us, official website of IICA.