CPA 101

Bean counter, number cruncher, paper pusher, math whiz . . .

This list goes on and on. In fact, you might even have a few nicknames for accountants yourself. But you know what? These labels couldn’t be farther from the truth. Cutting though the stereotypes can be challenging sometimes, but we’ve got the tools to prove that accounting is far more than just tax returns and audits.

In fact, today’s Certified Public Accountants possess the skills to work almost anywhere – a fortune 500 corporation, a pro sports team, a film production company, the FBI, a record label, a university or even their own business. In short, CPAs run the business world. They play a fundamental role in the day to day operations of every organization, keeping their doors open and their customers coming.

CPAs have titles like chief financial officer, controller, managing partner, business advisor, president and more. Sound good to you? Cast any preconceived notions out of your mind and imagine yourself in the role of CPA, possessing the business knowledge, accounting competencies, leadership and communication skills to help you achieve the career of your dreams!

Now, browse through the CPA 101 resources to find out what it takes to earn the highly acclaimed title of Certified Public Accountant for yourself.