The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (L.I.A.) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the Institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho. Our mission is to develop, enhance and effectively regulate the accounting profession in Lesotho through: Provision of internationally recognized education and training programmes, as well as ensuring compliance.
We regulate the accountancy profession and are an association of professional accountants and auditors.
A reputable world class Institute of choice.
Our annual conference will be held this year for all accountants and professionals alikeRead More
Our core feature is to develop professional accounting syllabus, facilitate and monitor trainingRead More
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Provide a locally accepted and internationally recognized qualification.
Raise the image and profile of the profession by taking a leading role in matters of public interest.
Develop stronger links and strategic cooperation with leading accounting bodies regionally and internationally.
Develop stronger links and strategic alliances with employers and business organizations.
Support members in providing quality services by offering a range of technical services.
The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (L.I.A.) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the Institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho. This responsibility can further be broken down into the following functions:
To determine the qualifications of persons for admission as members:
To provide for training, educational and examination by the Institute or any other body of persons practicing or intending to practice the profession of accountancy:
To set the standards and rules governing the practice and ensure that compliance with these is maintained
The operations and funds of the Institute are managed by the Council that is elected by the Annual General Meeting. In terms of the Act the composition of the Council is as follows:
|The Accountant General (GOL)||-||ex-officio|
|The Auditor General (GOL)||-||ex-officio|
|The Director (CAS)||-||ex-officio|
|Eight Chartered Accountants||-||elected on a three-year rotational basis|
|Four General Accountants||-||elected on a three-year rotational basis|
|Two Technician Accountants||-||non-voting members|
Council elects two key officers on an annual basis, namely, President and Vice-President.
The Chief Executive Officer is a full time officer of the Institute who is responsible for its day to day administration.
Our annual conference will be held this year for all accountants and professionals alike.
The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho
This responsibility can farther be broken don into the following functions:
The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in LesothoREAD MORE
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Accountancy is an occupation based on unique body of specialized knowledge. Members of the profession provide a service that can be relied upon by users from diverse backgrounds, and therefore the professionals are expected to posses intellectual, analytical and advisory skills, contributing value to their clients/principals.
The Lesotho Institute of Accountants