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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    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

    Replace the career ladder with a career lattice

    Article Building a career lattice is about finding new opportunities, broadening your skill set and making new contacts. Doing that eventually will help you take advantage of opportunities when they arise.
    Published on July 21, 2015

    Mentoring Overview

    Article Effective mentoring relationships start with trust and a good quality match between mentor and the young CPA. Whether an informal or formal arrangement, mentoring can be a great investment for both you and your firm.
    Published on June 30, 2015

    Best practices for the month-end close

    Article Here are some suggestions on how young CPAs can improve their work in the close process.
    Published on June 16, 2015

    How to land the most coveted assignments

    Article Landing plum assignments can sometimes be a challenge for a young CPA. Should you speak up or just hope the good work you perform gets you noticed? Here’s what other young CPAs recommend.
    Published on June 16, 2015

    A Ph.D. for me Really

    Article If you are a CPA with recent practical experience and a love for the profession, the academic accounting community is ready to embrace your talents.
    Published on June 16, 2015

    Tips for being a better B&I accountant

    Article Becoming more familiar with the business’s processes and products can help your organization and your career.
    Published on May 19, 2015

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