Chartered Professional Accountants play key roles within diverse segments of the economy, including industry, public accounting, education, government, and the not-for-profit sector. They offer a strong set of accounting and managerial skills required for today’s complex and evolving environment. CPAs are broad-minded, forward-thinking professionals who undertake appropriate analysis, exercise good judgement, communicate effectively, and act to protect the public interest.
CPAs are highly attractive to employers and recruiters for the solid training and expertise that contribute to improved efficiency and growth.
For more information, visit CPA Careers.
For those who are not yet ready or able to complete their CPA designation, the CPA Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance provides a recognized credential to enhance your prospects in junior and intermediate level accounting and finance jobs in the interim. Find out what the ACAF is and how it differs from a CPA designation.
Your academic background will determine where you start on the path to becoming a CPA.
To be eligible to enroll in the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP), candidates are required to complete specific academic courses in the following areas:
For more information, visit CPA Prerequisites.
Whether you’re a new college graduate from a two-year program, working in an accounting function without a recognized credential, or an internationally trained accountant wanting to work in Canada, the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) provides the applied accounting and finance skills necessary to enhance career prospects in accounting and finance.
Is the ACAF right for you? Click here.
Learn about Becoming a CPA, in just under an hour, by attending an up-coming CPA information session offered online or in-person.
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