BANDUNG-accountants over Indonesia gathered in Bandung to follow 8th Accounting National Convention (KNA). Present on the occasion were Vice President Jusuf Kalla and West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan who joined the opening ceremony.
Chairman of the National Board Indonesian Institute of Accountants (IAI) Mardiasmo said KNA was held to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the IAI.
"There have been many IAI did for the nation," he said in Trans Hotel Bandung, Thursday (8/12).
He reiterated the position of public accountant is very important in managing financial state. An accountant should be professional, credible and transparent.
In the same occasion Mardiasmo suggested, as an profession organization IAI is responsible for ensuring professional accountants hone professionalism. Various capacity building programs being conducted.
"This includes maintaining the integrity of the accountants who keep the accountants code of ethics. We put together a code of ethics accountant pocket book as a guide, "he explained.
One concrete manifestation of efforts to increase the capacity of an accountant, IAI organizes CA (Carter Accountant). This professional certificate be Indonesia's accountant identity to be able to ensure global recognition of accountant in the country.
"This year we provided funds amounting to Rp 21 billion for the scholarship CA exam. More than 2,000 students in West Java who pass the selection will follow this scholarship program, "said Vice Minister of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia. jo