1. There are several different professional codes of conduct. How does an accountant or auditor determine which code of conduct to follow? Provide examples.
2. How do independence, objectivity, and confidentiality impact an accountant or auditor's judgment? Use examples from your own work experience, if possible.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 5:55 am ad1c9bdddf
1. There are a few different ways. All accountants belong to the state board of accountancy for the state in which they're licensed (or multiple states, if applicable), and they also belong to the AICPA. Many accountants also belong to other organizations, depending on any other certifications they hold, like the IMA, the ACFE, or various other organizations. Accountants are expected to be familiar with and uphold the code of conduct and the code of ethics for all organizations that the accountant belongs to, and generally the codes of conduct are very similar. As far as selecting which specific code of conduct to follow, I would say that the accountant or auditor should follow the code of conduct that is the most stringent and based on the most ethically ...
There are several different professional codes of conduct. How does an accountant or auditor determine which code of conduct to follow? Provide examples.
2. How do independence, objectivity, and confidentiality impact an accountant or auditor's judgment? Use examples from your own work experience, if possible.
In 1200 to 1500 words,Build the Professional You: Your Code of Conduct and Mission Statement
For this task, you are to engage in 3 tasks designed to aid you on your path as a professional. You are to develop 3 pieces to your professional puzzle:
Your personal code of conduct
Your professional code of conduct
Your personal mission statement
Research codes of conduct for different professions and organizations, and also research mission statements of different organizations. You may want to start with organizations that fall within your proposed career path. Based on your research, develop a personal code of conduct that is based on your personal values, a professional code of conduct based on your personal values and the values of your chosen profession, and a personal mission statement.
For your personal code of conduct, consider the following questions:
What makes you truly happy?
What you value most?
What gives you personal and professional fulfillment?
What excites you?
What are your gifts and talents?
For your professional code of conduct, consider the following questions:
What are your ethical responsibilities as a member of your proposed profession?
How does your conduct support the mission of your organization?
What basic principles of ethical behavior should be modeled?
How can this code guide you through an ethical decision-making process?
How will you deal with complaints regarding your behavior?
For your personal mission statement, consider the following:
What is your vision of the world?
How will you make that vision a reality (or how will you contribute to that vision of the world)?
Describe your standards of behavior to which you will hold yourself.
Include all facets of your being: your emotional, spiritual, mental, and physical components.
How will you define your character?
What image do you want to portray to the world?
To whom are you directing this mission statement?
Assemble all 3 statements into 1 document with distinct sections for each statement. There is no particular ordering in the document that must be used, but it might make the most sense to start with the personal mission statement, and then draft the 2 codes of conduct. It is acceptable for elements of the personal and professional codes of conduct to be the same because your personal and professional lives do overlap.
Please do your work in APA format. Please proofread your word to make certain that the grammar and spelling are correct.