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  • Oversight remit
  • Operational remit
  • Advisory remit

International Assembly

Role: global sounding board

52 ACCA members from 44 countries

Council

Role: setting strategic direction for ACCA and oversight of strategy delivery

35 ACCA members from 16 countries

Executive team

Role: effective delivery of strategy and operational leadership

Chief executive and 5 executive directors

Member network panels

Regulatory board and sub-boards

(Appointments Board, Standards Board, Qualifications Board)

Audit Committee

Role: oversight of the integrity of published financial and performance

 

Nominating Committee

Role: appointments to Council committees and other key governance forums

 

Remuneration Committee

Role: appointments to Council committees and other key governance forums

 

Governance Design Committee

Role: review of governance planning and delivery, ensuring it meets best practice and supports the delivery of ACCA’s strategy

 

Market Oversight Committee

Role: oversight of ACCA’s market development strategy and implementation

 

Resource Oversight Committee

Role: oversight of resource utilisation across ACCA, including annual budget and five year financial plan

Taskforces

 

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Governance hierarchy and responsibilities

 

  • Governance remit
  • Operational remit
  • Governance operations
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Matters reserved to
members in AGM

Charter and
bye-laws

Matters reserved to
Council and its committee

Council's standing
orders and committee
terms of reference

Bye-Law 33(a)

Matters delegated
to the chief executive

Executive team
terms of reference

Standing Orders 37-40

Overall responsibility
for effective delivery
of ACCA’s strategy and plans

Provide information to Council to enable it to determine the strategic vision for ACCA and agree corporate level measures and targets against agreed strategic outcomes

Preparation of five year plan, financial and people projections

Preparation of annual corporate plan and budget

Alignment of people to strategy to embedding desired culture, competencies and behaviour

Compliance gateway for staff containing all compliance-oriented policies and procedures, scheme of delegated authority, finance procedures etc.