Specialized Interest Centers
The AICPA has developed the Audit Quality Centers, as well as a series of AICPA Special Interest Centers to provide valuable resources for CPAs in specialized practice areas.
Published on October 31, 2013
Specializations & Credentials
Specializations and credentials are a great way to steer your career path toward something that’s in demand, something that could give your career a boost or something that you’ve always been interested in.
Published on September 05, 2013
17-year-old becomes one of the worlds youngest CPAs
Through hard work and determination, Belicia Cespedes earned the credential before she was even eligible to vote.
Published on February 17, 2015
Start the New Year by Being Prepared!
...to face the reality that we may only have a few minutes to evacuate our apartments or homes. Being prepared is key. Here’s some advice from a CPA financial planner who can give you practical tips
Published on January 13, 2014
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
Determining Which Specialty is Good for You
While there are many CPAs who are generalists and like working with a diverse group of services, others prefer specializing in just a few areas. Based on your competencies, skills and mindset, which specialty is a good fit for you, and why are specialties important to your car
Published on September 24, 2012
Off-the-Hinges Accounting Engagements No Naps for AuditorsOr Controllers
Here’s another profile of a young CPA on an engagement that is truly out of the ordinary. Meet Chris Cobb, an assistant corporate controller with Vera Bradley. Chris traded a career in the Big 4 for corporate accounting; find out why he made the switch and the kinds of activities
Published on April 15, 2013
3 Steps to Building Your Career
Young CPAs want to stand out in their firms and companies to get promoted, excel, etc. Here are some ways to do that, including obtaining credentials (and we would list the AICPA credentials with links), actively seeking business opportunities, serving as a valued asset the company through smarter uses of
Published on September 16, 2013
In-Demand Communication Skills
CPAs need to be good communicators. Find out the communication skill sets critical to CPAs and their career growth.
Published on January 28, 2011
How Much Will I Need When I Retire
Although “retirement” may be decades away, it’s a fact that most of us do not save nearly enough for retirement. At your age – and with college loans, living expenses, and other costs getting in the way—how much should you set aside now so you’ll be prepared for the future?
Published on January 16, 2013