ACCA signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Chamber of Auditors of Republic of Kazakhstan

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Chamber of Auditors Kazakhstan (COA) have signed an agreement that commits to further development and support of the audit profession in the Republic.

The MOU means that the COA will provide full recognition to ACCA members, enabling them as appropriate to secure the auditor licence issued by COA.

Commenting on the MOU, Koshkimbayev Sapar, President of COA says: ‘Co-operation is an excellent way to grow and develop the audit profession here in the Republic of Kazakhstan, so I am delighted to have signed this MOU. We will build on initial projects together, looking to develop events and CPD offerings for our members.’

Lucia Real Martin, director – emerging markets also signed the MOU, and says: ‘This MOU is the first step in our ongoing joint work where we will look to collaborate on a range of projects, with the aim of supporting the audit profession in Kazakhstan. The COA’s values align closely with our own, with a commitment to ethical behaviour and audit assurance.’ 

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About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. 

ACCA supports its 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 104 offices and centres and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally. 

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. 

About the Chamber of Auditors of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The professional audit organisation "Chamber of Auditors of the Republic of Kazakhstan" was established on June 1, 1993, has an Accreditation Certificate dated January 3, 2008, issued by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Chamber of Auditors is the first established public organisation in the Republic of Kazakhstan, whose activities are aimed at promoting the development, improvement and unification of audit activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan, enhancing and protecting the rights and legitimate interests of its members. The Chamber of Auditors regularly conducts and provides comprehensive support for activities aimed at the development of audit and accounting in the Republic of Kazakhstan. professional capacity of audit personnel.

Since 2000, the Chamber of Auditors has been the only full member in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan of a global organisation - the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). More information is here: