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CPA Evolution Project Continues with Proposed Changes to CPA Exam, Educational Requirements for Initial Licensure
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Eastern Regional Meeting, held virtually this spring, covered several issues – most notably the CPA Evolution Project.  NASBA, in partnership with the AICPA, has spent almost...
The Most In-Demand Jobs for June 2020
As COVID-19 lockdowns begin to lift, job seeking has surged back to pre-pandemic levels. And while hiring has only just started to recover, there’s still substantial and growing demand for a number of jobs. Learning about the hottest jobs can...
Career Path and Progression Options for CPAs
CPAs can pursue many different career paths. While many CPAs work in business and industry, this article will focus on career opportunities in the public accounting sector. Public accounting firms’ services extend far beyond traditional tax...
Evaluating the CPA License: What’s the True Value?
Students often ask, “Do I really need a CPA license?” The obvious answer is that a CPA license is needed to perform financial statement audits and reviews. But not all students are interested in auditing. How will a CPA license...
Skills Needed in Today’s Workforce
The role of the CPA has changed dramatically over the years. Young accounting profession­als are now expected to have a more rounded skill set. While numbers are a key focus of a CPA firm, accountants are adapting to a more diverse role and...
Survey: Employees Share Views On Current And Post-Pandemic Workplace
How have office workers been holding up during the coronavirus crisis? And how do they feel office life will change once workplaces reopen? Global staffing firm Robert Half surveyed more than 1,000 professionals about their current work situation...
Management Accountants: Keeping an open mind to new ways of working
The pandemic is forcing us all to evolve in a hurry. Here’s how one professional adapted to the personal and professional changes.
CPA Exam testing center closings extended through May 1
The coronavirus pandemic has cut even more into the second-quarter testing window for the CPA Exam as Prometric announced Friday that its testing centers in the United States and Canada will remain closed through at least May 1. Earlier,...
NASBA, AICPA and Prometric Invoke Emergency Testing Period
In anticipation of the reopening of Prometric test centers and in response to the COVID-19 situation, NASBA, AICPA and Prometric have made the decision to invoke an emergency testing period. We understand candidates are concerned about their...
Bonnie Stewart: CPA exam, accounting profession prepare for change
The Hartford Business Journal talks to Bonnie Stewart, the executive director of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, about the many changes impacting the accounting industry.