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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.

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.

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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Richard Proctor, a Cardiff University maths and physics graduate, has qualified as a chartered certified accountant while colleague Jeremy Kitson has qualified as a chartered accountant.
I now look forward to achieving my goal of becoming a fully qualified chartered certified accountant.
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I would strongly recommend a quick call to a Chartered Certified Accountant to make sure your Christmas entertaining goes both smoothly and tax efficiently," she said.
At present, She is a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of United Kingdom, an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, which is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of United Kingdom and a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
PESHAWAR -- The University of Peshawar, Institute of Management Studies and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have join hands for enhancement of accountancy and finance skills among the management students of varsity.

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