Obtaining the CGMA Designation A Global Perspective
What’s the Certified Global Management Accounting (CGMA) designation all about—and how can hit help you? Several young CPAs discuss how the CMGA provided a boost to their career, improved their knowledge, and positioned them for...
Published on September 06, 2013
Why Pursue the CGMA
If you haven’t heard about the CGMA, or Certified Global Management Accountant, it’s high time you do! To help you understand more about how the program is ideal for Young CPAs, this article includes a...
Published on December 10, 2012
How to choose the right specialty
It makes good career sense to choose a specialty. It has a huge effect on how much a CPA earns in a career, how successful that career will be, and how much the CPA enjoys the work. But making such a momentous decision can be difficult.
Published on January 20, 2015
Big ideas from the Big Easy
The AICPA’s fourth annual gathering of emerging young CPA leaders lived up to its theme: Big Ideas in the Big Easy. Featuring a blend of thought leadership and attendee interaction, the conference provided a plethora of advice, resources, and lessons learned.
Published on August 19, 2014
Making the most of your mentor
The key, according to mentors and mentees, is to seek out mentors everywhere, then, when you find someone who’s a good fit, to consistently work on that relationship.
Published on April 21, 2015
Breaking borders The journey of Mohamad Al-kawafha
From the hot, dry summers of Jordan to the humidity of Louisiana and Texas, Mohamad Al-kawafha, CPA, CGMA, has experienced his fair share of culture and climate shock, fear of the unknown, and language barriers
Published on July 22, 2014
Edge Profile Joe Rugger
Get to know Joe Rugger, a graduate of the 2013 AICPA Leadership Academy. What motivated him to give up a career in public accounting.
Published on May 14, 2014
Young CPA Profile Chris Ekimoff and the World of Forensic Accounting
How many times can you say you just met a guy whose work seems like it’s straight out of an espionage novel? If that’s the case, then you may be talking about Chris Ekimoff who focuses on forensic accounting in court and in practice. A graduate of the AICPA Leadership
Published on September 16, 2013
Drinking From the Fire Hose Michelle Dooley
It wouldn’t be unusual to see Michelle Dooley running up the stairs in full fire gear. In fact, it wouldn’t be unusual to see her carry a hose hoist and high-rise pack as well. In this new profile, find out how participating in her company’s field operations helps improve her
Published on January 16, 2014
Top 7 Issues Facing Young CPAs
If you missed this jam-packed session at the August E.D.G.E. conference, then breathe a sigh of relief! Tom Hood, CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs, shares his insights on the issues that are top of mind for young CPA professional, with tips and techniques on how to turn these
Published on October 23, 2013