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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met certain standards, including experience, age, and licensing, and passed exams in a particular state.
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Certified Public Accountant

A professionally licensed accountant. In the United States, CPA eligibility conditions vary by state, but all require the successful completion of a four-part CPA exam. CPAs can legally give public attestation to advice on financial statements; for example, only a CPA can sign an in-house audit. See also: Accountancy.
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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met certain state requirements as to age, education, experience, residence, and accounting knowledge, the latter measured by the successful completion of an extensive series of examinations. In most instances, only CPAs are permitted to render opinions on the fairness of financial statements.
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Merchant, chief financial officer of a leading business organization, said: "The move will weed out persons who do not possess required qualifications yet operating as certified accountants. Most of the certified accountants among Asian expatriates are well qualified and can easily pass any ability test." He, however, added that he would make any further comment only after studying the test proposal in full.
Under the current law, certified accountants working for the same auditing firm are held collectively responsible for liabilities that would result in the event that one of them is found to have engaged in accounting fraud.
She picked up the silver medal prize - and a cheque for pounds 400 - from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants after her scores were totted up during the final three core papers in the ACCA's December 2002 examinations.
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Islamabad -- The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Pakistan organised a high profile post budget conversation 'The Budget 2019 20: Opportunities and Challenges for Economic Reforms' in Islamabad to provide a platform to business community and thought leaders to propose key economic reforms and share their feedback and recommendations on the proposed Finance Bill 2019-20.
This number of Filipino CPAs ranks high among the bigger global accountancy bodies, including those from the India Chartered Professional Accountants with over 282,000; those from the CPA Australia with over 162,000; and the over 208,000 members of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The recently merged Association of International Certified Accountants numbering over 431,000 members leads the pack.
LAHORE -- At a time when public sector spending, government accountability and financial sustainability are in the spotlight, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IFAC (the International Federation of Accountants) are launching a global series that will identify, document and share success stories in public financial management.
ISLAMABAD -- The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Monday announced that the students holding final examination certificates of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), and Membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK need not to apply to HEC for equivalence certificate for Master of Commerce (M.Com) from now onwards.
He was also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK).
Alison Howell, who joined Chesterand Wrexham-based Ellis & Co Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in 2005, has been made a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
A Pakistan Leadership Conversation 2018, organised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, at the Marriott Hotel at 9am.

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