ICB & ICFM & ICB Global

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers ICB UK & The Institute of Certified Financial Managers ICFM UK.

The ICB was founded in 1996 with the approval of the Department of Trade and Industry (now called the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) and the British Register of Enterprise. In 2007, the Governing Board of the Institute, extended its program line and established the Institute of Certified Financial Managers (ICFM, United Kingdom).

The Institute of Certified Financial Managers (ICFM UK) was established on initiative of two institutions: the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers ICB UK), the world’s largest organisation of this type, with more than 200 thousand students and members worldwide, and the Institute of Commerce, one of the oldest professional institutions, which in 2007 celebrated its 100th anniversary.

The main office of ICFM & ICB is situated in London.

The Patron of the ICB & ICFM: His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent GCVO. The ICB & ICFM President: Mr. Garry Carter.

ICB & ICFM is a leading international professional community, represented and working through its representatives in 141 countries worldwide. It has in excess of 271000 students and members and 5200 examination centers. The main office of ICFM & ICB is situated in London.

“The future belongs to the profession of a bookkeeper”, this is what the founders of The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB, UK), and The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Global (ICB Global, UK) believe.

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Global (ICB Global) has been registered in England (N 05722167) and is Not For Profit Organisation.

ICB Global — is the Governing Council of The ICFM & ICB: The Institute of Certified Financial Managers, (ICFM UK) and The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, (ICB UK) which acts in the frames of Standards and ICB Professional Conduct Regulations approved by the Governing Council of ICB Global.

ICB & ICFM is a leading international professional community, represented and working through its representatives in countries that conduct and offer training on financial management, accounting, internal audit, IFRS and IAS, international and management accounting, administrative management for building strategic goals and objectives of enterprises. The Institute helps the management to switch to a modern, new approach to solving issues and problems, to achieve an effective integrated management of functional processes, in accordance with the goals and objectives of the enterprise, using advanced European technologies, applying international experience and Generally Accepted Standards for business education.

The ICB & ICFM offers a range of qualifications that meet the current needs of the business environment for public and Not For Profit organisations. Its syllabus meets interests of students with different levels of knowledge and experience.

You and The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB UK).

The ICB was founded in 1996 with the approval of the Department of Trade and Industry (now called the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) and the British Register of Enterprise.

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB has been registered in England, № 03274864), and is Not For Profit (NFP) Organisation that provides qualifications at Levels 2-4. Its syllabus is based on the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, (GAAP) and Financial Reporting Standards (FRS) of each country where it is represented.

The main goal and objectives of the ICB are the highest standards of accounting and training for the profession of bookkeeper as a high-level specialist who possesses a set of relevant knowledge and competencies:

  • We give you knowledge and skills;
  •  We provide you with practical experience;
  • We teach you professional ethics;
  • We support your advanced continuous training.

The international certificate of Bookkeeper was developed for beginner specialists and specialists in the economic, financial, auditing, accounting and analytical, analytical, auditing control spheres.

Bookkeeper career.

Any business, whether it is a large corporation or a small company, needs bookkeeping that consists of accounting of all financial transactions. So if you are an organised and methodical person and you love working with documents and numbers, it makes sense to try your hand at accounting. It’s never too late to start learning the profession of an bookkeeper. Both young people and older ones can take a certain algorithm of actions, having the goal of becoming an bookkeeper.

Nowadays the role of bookkeeper has been increased dramatically. The functions of a bookeeper, and the range of tasks which they face has been expanded. From just a technical worker engaged in registering of the facts of economic activity in the accounts, the bookkeeper has become a creative person, who ensures the formation and implementation of the organisation’s accounting policies necessary for the effective management of the organisation’s economy. Today, no management decision is complete without coordination with the chief bookkeeper, since it is necessary to determine not only the effectiveness of this decision, but its tax implications as well.

This is the profession of bookkeeper, which we associate with the understanding of how a business works – after all, nothing more than the numbers give a clear reflection of what is happening in a particular company. The profession of bookkeeper can be referred to a “mass profession”, it is in demand in a variety of organisations. These specialists can work in the accounting of any institution, in large firms and banks, in enterprises in the departments of economic planning and analysis.

Profession of bookkeeper is a permanent career opportunity and professional development.

You and The Institute of Certified Financial Managers (ICFM UK).

The Institute of Certified Financial Managers (ICFM UK) was established on initiative of two institutions: the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB UK), the world’s largest organisation of this type, with more than 200 thousand students and members worldwide, and the Institute of Commerce, one of the oldest professional institutions, which in 2007 celebrated its 100th anniversary.

The Institute of Certified Financial Managers (ICFM) has been registered in England № 05871159) and is Not For Profit (NFP) Organisation that provides qualifications at Levels 5-9 of the National Qualification Frameworks of UK.

Its syllabus is based on the International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It applies and uses IFAC & IAESB standard. Full ICFM program counts with more than 500 hours which correspond to professional retraining programs according to international education standards (No. 7).

Goals and objectives of ICFM: we actively support specialists in the financial sector, international and accounting management, administrative management. We help to move towards a modern approach to solving issues and problems, an effective integrated management of functional processes, taking into account the goals and objectives of an enterprise.

Your Career from a Specialist to a Top – manager.

New career development opportunities from a Specialist to a Manager.
Professional financial managers and directors, project managers, top management play a key role in achieving the success and competitiveness of a company in both- domestic and global markets. The Institute contributes to the recognition of the profession and achievements, supports professional growth and development throughout the career.

International certification and training program of the ICFM, UK offers certification and membership to professionals in administrative management, finance and accounting, IFRS and IAS, Internal Audit, accounting and management accounting, strategic management and enterprise management, legal aspects. We use advanced European technology, apply international experience and Generally Accepted Standards for business education.

Keep calm, control and manage finances!

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers ICB UK & The Institute of Certified Financial Managers ICFM UK.

ICFM & ICB: Officially recognized by the HM Treasury (HMT-UK), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRS-UK), Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS). ICB has been appointed Registered Supervisory Authority. ICFM & ICB Global has an official Coat of Arms issued by the Royal College of Arms. Member of the Initiative lobbying group in the Parliament of Great Britain Genesis. Member of the Board on professional knowledge in the financial sector. Member of the International Accounting Educational Standards Board (IAESB)Advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Small Business Group for Small and Medium Business. European Federation of Bookkeepers /(EFoB). International Federation of Bookkeepers (IFoB).Australian Tax Board (ATB). ICB Australia is a member of the Board. New Zealand Revenue (NZIR). ICB New Zealand sits on the Tax Board. Officially recognised by the Government of the Philippines according to the President’s Decree.

Institute of Chartered Bookkeepers England and Wales (ICAEW).Chartered Institute of Management Bookkeepers CIMA. Association of Chartered Certified Bookkeepers ACCA – ICB awarded exemptions at level 4/5.

The Commonwealth of Nations. ICB is an Accredited Organisation, recognized in all 53 countries of the Commonwealth.

ICB Global: ICB & ICFM is responsible for the annual Bookkeepers summit, which takes place every year in London. Inspire Tour which is held in more than fifty cities around the world and the global LUCA Awards, a recognition of organisations and employers for their professional achievements in bookkeeping, accounting, IFRS, audit and internal audit.

The LUCA Awards takes place annually in The United Kingdom, London, with the participation of members of The Royal family, representatives of business, UK and world’s high society and mission Ambassadors of many participating countries.
ICB & ICFM is officially recognised in most economically developed countries of Europe and Eastern Europe, it has a number of Memorandums with representatives of the regulatory authorities worldwide, where they officially have their representatives.

Your opportunities

  • Participate in annual events,global events and meetings: SUMMIT, LUCA AWARDS, CONFERENCE, Treasury and Parliament of England UK, IFAC & IASB, IAESB, OPBAS, HMT- UK, HMRS — UK, London Stock Exchange, ICAEW, FATF, Bank of England, European Federation of Bookkeepers (EFoB), International Federation of Bookkeepers (IFoB), Inspire Tour, exibitions and other business meetings.
  • Get World awards in nominations Annual LUCA Awards: «The best Employer of the Year», «The best Student of the Year», «The best Financial manager of the Year», «The best Learning Center of the Year», «The Best Tutor of the Year» and others.
  • “Luca Pacioli” is the prestigious recognition, the “Oscar” in the accounting and financial world, when companies/organisations and their best representatives.

ICFM&ICB&ICB Global

ICB Global: The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and The Institute of Certified Financial Managers. Head Office of ICFM&ICB in London

🇬🇧🌍 ICB Global: ICB & ICFM has its #representatives in 141 countries. 5200 examination centers in the world. 271 000 students and members in the world.