If you are having difficulty using Global Accountancy Experts or you require some additional information concerning the website and its various processes – answers to your questions may well be below. If the required details are not highlighted in the below FAQ please feel free to contact GAE on office@globalaccountancyexperts.com
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• What is Global Accountancy Experts?

• Who uses Global Accountancy Experts?

• How does Global Accountancy Experts compile its recommended advisers/what research is conducted?

• How can I make a recommendation for a firm or colleague to appear on GAE?

• How do I become a Global Accountancy Expert?

What is Global Accountancy Experts?
GAE is a recommendation service and reference source profiling the leading partners and accountancy firms for all key practice areas in over 100 countries. Businesses and individuals alike are able to locate and contact our listed individuals in their required jurisdiction for their specific needs without having to conduct costly and time consuming independent research. Each listed expert is a leading figure in their area of practice and many are affiliated with well known international networks / alliances. As a result this enables GAE to be used as an internal referral network for the accountancy firms and partners profiled. GAE also acts as a portal for the accounting community to keep up to date on current practice area news and relevant events / conferences all around the world.

Who uses Global Accountancy Experts?
Visitors and registered users of GAE are mainly business directors or independent accountancy firms. Most visitors are looking for representation, trying to find a accounting partner to assist them in another country / area of specialism or simply conducting research.

How does Global Accountancy Experts compile its recommended firms / what research is conducted?
Each January and July GAE distributes its Recommendation Questionnaire to over 45,000 Business Leaders and Advisers all over the world. The results of the Recommendation Questionnaire form the basis of the research process moving forward. Each relevant firm nominated for an available position is screened by the GAE research department – they look into the individual accountant, the firm as a whole, its affiliations, clients and past history. Successful applications are then passed onto the Nominations Panel. The Panel is comprised of a pool of leading figures in the international accountancy community including the directors of a number of global networks / alliances, in-house council for a variety of top companies and the heads of a multitude of associations. The firm and relevant partner is then contacted and given the opportunity to be profiled on GAE as a recommended adviser.

How can I make a recommendation for a firm or colleague to appear on GAE?
If you wish to recommend a accountancy firm / accountant, put yourself or a colleague forward or enquire as to joining the Nominations Panel or become a Recommendations Questionnaire recipient – please visit the recommend an accountant page or contact the nominations team on applications@globalaccountancyexperts.com.

How do I become a Global Accountancy Expert?
Only those individuals who are recommended or apply to be profiled will go through the GAE application and research process. The standard of profiled individuals and firms is very high – as a result following the research process and subsequent conclusion of the Nominations Panel only a small selection applications are successful. Financial incentives or contributions have no influence on the application or research processes.