A Tip of the Hat to CPAs


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he certified public accountant (CPA) license, in particular, remains a key requirement for advancement in public accounting and private industry. In addition to the CPA credential, some of the most marketable certifications include the CIA, CMA and CFE. Also in demand are technology-based certifications, such as the CISA, the CISSP and the CITP credential awarded by the AICPA to accounting and finance professionals who demonstrate expertise in business technology issues.

“Next Generation Accountant: A New Outlook on a Timeless Profession,” a research study by Robert Half International Inc., www.nextgenaccountant.com , 2005.

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