• Promote accounting and finance education and research.
• Promote and develop best practice in academic management, funding and operational matters.
• Consult with and make recommendations to appropriate bodies.
• Liaise with CPAF on matters of joint concern.
• Promote a sense of community.
• Organise Annual National Conference.
• Run Research Bursary scheme.
• Award Alumni Prize.
• Run Staff Development Workshops.
• Represent the interests of Departments of Accounting and Finance by responding to relevant consultation exercises.
• Conduct Surveys, in collaboration with CPAF/BAFA, on the Sustainability of the Accounting and Finance Academic Community.
• Review the BAFA/CPAF/CDAF Research Mentoring Scheme.
• Engage with the Professional Accounting and Finance Bodies.
• Engage with the Higher Education Academy.
• Engage with international community to share best practice.