Young CPA Resources 

    Info, tools and tips for the young, licensed or possibly restless.

    So you’ve started down the path toward official CPA-dom. You’re knocking on the door as we speak. Or maybe you already breezed through the door and are looking for the next adventure. Whatever the case, nice going.

    So, any questions?

    Of course you have questions. Conveniently enough, we’ve got answers – lots of them. Want to know how to ace your next job interview? Trying to find a mentor who might be able to teach you a thing or two that you can really use? Wondering which specializations are most in demand? Ever thought about what it’d be like to lead a team of people twice your age (and with many times your level of experience)?

    If you haven’t ever wondered any of those things, there are probably, oh, a few hundred other questions that will cross your mind as you start planning for your future – immediate as well as long-term. Check out the content areas on this page and start soaking up all of the helpful tips and practical information, from workplace and career issues to volunteer opportunities and the all-important topic of work/life balance.

    And if you’ve got a particular question that’s still in search of an answer, speak up –send us a tweet, like our community, or tap out an old-fashioned email.

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    How to proofread your own writing

    Article Attention to detail will help you shine in your professional communication.
    Published on November 17, 2015

    What young CPAs are thankful for

    Article In the spirit of Thanksgiving, recent graduates of the AICPA Leadership Academy reflect on what the profession has given them in the past year.
    Published on November 17, 2015

    How to be a better public speaker

    Article Public speaking can be scary, but these five tips—including practicing and soliciting feedback—will help young CPAs improve.
    Published on November 17, 2015

    Tips for improving communication at work

    Article A CPA’s work increasingly depends on nontechnical skills that involve communication.
    Published on October 20, 2015

    5 apps young CPAs should know about

    Article The right apps can make life easier and improve your efficiency at work.
    Published on October 20, 2015

    How technology is changing the way CPAs work

    Article Here’s an overview of the tech-inspired changes—from working remotely to data analysis—that young CPAs are seeing in the profession right now.
    Published on October 20, 2015

    Time management tips for CPAs

    Article Don’t let poor time management keep you from spending time with friends and loved ones.
    Published on September 15, 2015

    Excel tips for young CPAs

    Article Think you know everything there is to know about SUMs and SUMIFS? Think again.
    Published on September 15, 2015

    How young CPAs can find opportunities in sustainability

    Article CPAs already possess many of the qualities needed to take advantage of the business opportunities being created by the sustainability movement.
    Published on September 15, 2015

    The AICPA An Overview

    Overview Powering the success of global business, CPAs, CGMAs and specialty credentials by providing the most relevant knowledge, resources and advocacy, and protecting the evolving public interest.
    Published on August 31, 2015

    2015 Outstanding Young CPA Award winner Dan Griffiths

    Article The annual award, now in its fourth year, was established to recognize a CPA under the age of 40 who has contributed greatly to the accounting profession and the community through outstanding work and volunteer service.
    Published on August 18, 2015

    How to reduce stress at work

    Article Being a CPA is a great job but can also be a stressful one sometimes. Young CPAs, in particular, juggle multiple tasks at different stages of completion, often for multiple bosses. Busy season’s tight deadlines and revolving-door work flow heighten the pressure.
    Published on August 18, 2015

    Retirement savings tips for young CPAs

    Article The golden years may seem like a long time away, but it’s crucial to get off to a good savings start.
    Published on August 18, 2015

    What to know before you become partner

    Article If you’re on the path to partner, it’s important to know what to expect. Young CPAs who made partner or are on the ownership track offer the following advice on how to prepare.
    Published on July 21, 2015

    What young CPAs really think about loyalty

    Article A panel of young and aspiring CPAs recently explained why the profession may have to alter its opinion about loyalty instead of the other way around.
    Published on July 21, 2015

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