Salary guides and resources to help you plan your way to success
Taking the time to plan your future goals can help you make better choices as you move forward in your career. Some CPAs feel that planning and reaching short-term goals provides more flexibility and is far less overwhelming than charting their entire career at once. Others find that longer term plans help them in choosing and achieving the more manageable milestones. Whether you plan out your next 30 years—or your next 3—having a career plan can ensure that your skill development, work experience and educational choices are in sync. One thing is certain: there are no limits to what you can achieve with a CPA credential. The following tools and resources can help guide you through some of the opportunities and possibilities that the profession offers.
The AICPA Competency Self-Assessment Tool (CAT)
Do you have the competencies you need to make your next career move? The CAT can help you find out—and offers guidance on how to fill the gaps.
AICPA Audit Committee Matching System
Accelerate your career, network and get valuable experience by registering your interest in serving on a board of directors or audit committee.
Free CPA Career Insider Newsletter
Register or read archived versions of this e-newsletter with tips, tools and guidance to take your career to the next level.
Free Career Resources for AICPA Members
Get the 2012 Salary Guide; Global Financial Employment Monitor; Glossary of Job Descriptions for Accounting and Finance; Guide to Certifications in Finance, Accounting and Operations Management; and How to Get Ahead in Accounting and Finance free.
CPA Career Center
Post your resume, search job postings and learn how to advance your career.
Career Opportunities at the AICPA
Accelerate your career--and the work of the profession--right here at the AICPA.
Nationwide employment opportunities plus products, services and Web sites of interest to CPAs.
Making a Good First Impression With a New Employer
Enhancing Your Team-Player Skills
In-Demand Communication Skills
Increase Your Marketability
Are You Ready to Become a Peak Performer?
Value of Certifications
Honing Your IT Skills
Preparing to Become a Manager