All you need to know about ICAZ

ICAZ assures quality and excellence in accountancy, assurance, advisory services, business and good corporate governance practices through its members. ITS underlying promise to all is “Integrity Always”. e CA(Z) product is therefore: Internationally reco



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THE Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) is a statutory body incorporated under the Chartered Accountants Act (Chapter 27:02) formed on 11 January 1918. It is the largest and oldest Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) in Zimbabwe and contributes to the majority of members registered by the Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB). ICAZ is a founding member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), member of the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and is also an associate member of the Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW). The ICAZ Value Proposition • • • Public Trust ICAZ ascribes to international standards of ethical conduct for professional accountants, ensuring that the conduct of its members is monitored and upheld to ensure quality. ICAZ monitors and regulates the conduct of its members and the stakeholders have a reporting mechanism and recourse channel should any member of ICAZ be found wanting. CA(Z) are required to uphold the values of responsibility, honesty, Integrity and Accountability. Dealing with atransparent and honest giving peace of mind. ICAZ champions ethics and professional conduct, as a regulator of its members and as a propagator of good governance practices, promoting public trust in government and business. Flexibility and Future relevance • Being a CA(Z) allows flexibility in career choices in all areas of accountancy, business and finance. A CA(Z) can work in public practice or any business sector from corporate or public to financial services. Multinational employers can enjoy the flexibility of moving any CA(Z) across nations with ease as the CA(Z) brand is globally accepted. •the ICAZ is an educator and examiner, training brightest and best. As a thought leader and guide, the Institute works to ensure that members are always progressing in a future-proof profession through continuous development of the CA syllabus to ensure the qualification remains relevant and fit for the future. •ICAZ can provide information for CA job placements and non-executive director placements from its wide CA database. Members of the public can also check if the accountant they know is a CA through the “Find a CA” portal on the ICAZ website ( Advocacy and Influence e Institute influences global accounting, audit and education standards with similar international organisations to represent the voice of its members and its country. e Institute participates in the International standard setting process and this ensures that the local perspective is well represented in the development of international standards. ICAZ is a thought leader in the business and financial management arena. It has been able to support its members on developments in the profession as well as by crafting papers for various stakeholders, including government, on its areas of expertise. Turn To C8