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Volunteer Opportunity – Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee

Do you have an in-depth knowledge of accounting standards for private sector not-for-profit organizations and of their application?

Are you interested in helping improve accounting standards for private sector not-for-profit organizations?

If so, the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) needs you on its Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee!

The Committee assists the AcSB by advising it on improvements to accounting standards for private sector not-for-profit organizations. The Committee also provides advice to the AcSB on managing the accounting standards for private not-for-profit organizations; for example, advising on the timing of changes to standards and the process of communicating changes with stakeholders. 

Committee members are from all over the country and have a variety of backgrounds, including preparers, users and accounting practitioners involved with not-for-profit organization financial statements.  

Requirements

The Committee aims to reflect the broad diversity of private sector not-for-profit organizations. Committee members are expected to have an in-depth knowledge of accounting standards for private sector not-for-profit organizations and of their application in practice.  

Preference will be given to users of private not-for-profit organization financial statements in order to maintain a balance of member backgrounds.   

Commitment

Committee members are expected to prepare for and participate in:  

  • three one-day meetings per year; and 
  • ·occasional short interim teleconferences. 

Appointments are generally for a three-year term, renewable for one additional term. 

Out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed. The working language of the Committee is English. 

Apply

Send a current resumé to Jesse McLinton, at JMclinton@acsbcanada.ca by March 15, 2019


 

Staff Contact(s)

Grace Lang, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois)

Principal, Accounting Standards Board