AGN International is a worldwide association of separate and independent accounting and advisory businesses who provide assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services across the globe. With a heritage of over 40 years, back to 1978, AGN was created from the merger of predecessor organisations in 1996.
With high standards and great client service at the heart of our mission, AGN is consistently ranked globally in the top 10 of comparable organisations (6th – International Accounting Bulletin, March 2023).
A globally co-ordinated organisation, we are locally embedded with four regions, sharing the goals of delivering great client service and building valuable businesses.
Is to help members support businesses and individuals globally, with high standards, straight forward and practical business advice and local commercial know-how, wherever the need arises.
Is for members’ clients to have direct access to high quality and practical business advice globally without the complexity and cost of some global service providers.
Are identified by our members worldwide and embody what we do and how we do it. We are proud to be excellent, connected and individual. See below.
High standards and client service are at the heart of our mission.
Admission to membership requires a formal application and peer review process, which assesses the applicant’s structure, activities and approaches to matters including independence, ethics, regulation and oversight regimes.
AGN regularly scrutinises & confirms our members’ professional standing and client service performance, to ensure that our members and their clients can count on having their problems solved.
AGN is an “association” rather than a “network”. AGN members build their trust and reputation using their own brands and the business strategies, technical & client service methodologies that are appropriate to their clients’ needs and acceptable to local licensing and regulatory authorities. AGN does not mandate any particular methodologies. About 80% of AGN members are subject to regular independent review by their local regulators.
AGN members clients access to strong trust-based relationships. With a dedication to being commercial, pragmatic and genuine, all AGN members commit to published client service standards as a term of their AGN membership.
Client Service Excellence is supported by two main pillars: