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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHigher Education (University +) · 1 decade ago

Certified Public Accountants?

i am starting to get interested in being an accountant and was wondering what it is that Certified Public Accountants really do and who are some successful CPAs also what are the top companies for accountants and websites where i can find some more infomation thanks

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    a variety of tasks are done by accounts, audit is a big one, but accounts transactions, forcasting and even just data entry happen. To be honest, accounting is not a thrilling career but i can be a profitable one. So you know an accountant is different from a cpa. Cpas, need much more education, (usually a masters), must mantain educatoin, not violate the standards of the cpa title, get public work exp and pass the cpa exam which is on the same standard as the bar exam in difficulty. CPAs, do usually make more than a standard accountant.

    I =really can't tell you any famous cpas, but i will say that accountants have often moved up into higher ranking execuative positions often.

    The top 4 accounting companies, often referred to as the big 4 include:


    Earnst and young


    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago


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