Chicago Candidate Tops Field on CPA Exam


Amy Lynn Adelmann of Deloitte’s assurance and advisory services practice in Chicago won the Elijah Watts Sells gold medal by earning the highest score among the approximately 50,000 candidates who sat for the CPA exam in May. The other Sells awards went to Roger Dunaway III of Antioch, Tennessee—who placed second, winning a silver medal—and Debra Keim of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Soo Jin Kim of Seoul, South Korea—who tied for the third-place bronze medal.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.