Become A CPA

Become A CPA

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    CPA Profession: You’ve Changed a Lot in 40 Years

    by Rich Jones, CPA, CGMA | Nov 15, 2016
    As I prepare to retire next year after 40+ years in the CPA profession, it gives me cause to think back about how things have changed in our profession. I am sure all of our Baby Boomer members will recognize these changes and will think of many more of them than I will recall. Where to start...
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    What I Learned by Starting the CPA Exam as a Student

    by Peter Erickson | Oct 24, 2016
    When Peter Erickson, the WSCPA's student ambassador at Western Washington University, was unable to secure an internship in 2015, he set out to achieve something few attempt: Start passing the CPA Exam while still a student. Read more about his experience.
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    4 Tips to Keep Your Résumé Out of the Reject Pile

    by Monette Anderson | Oct 24, 2016
    Students, it’s recruiting season! Are you wondering how you can make your resume stand out in a sea of applicants? Use these four tips to turn drab resume bullet points into meaningful previews of the value you could add to a firm or company.
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    Pursuing the American Dream: One of the Lucky Ones

    by Jocelyn Nystrom | Oct 20, 2016
    Washington CPA Foundation Accounting Scholarship Recipient Adama Kandeh has a unique story explaining his intense desire to become a CPA. It’s a passion combined with a tenacious spirit that drives him to double major in accounting and finance at the University of Washington (UW). Read it all here.
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    Employers Demanding Extensive Strategic Skills from Finance Professionals

    by Paul Carboni | Oct 03, 2016
    A new era of business is dawning as organizations look for finance staff with a broader mix of competencies. Employers are demanding finance professionals with management accounting and business skills, as well as people and presentation skills. The fact is, there is a shortage of such people. Will you help fill the need?
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The Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants is the only organization in the state of Washington dedicated to serving the professional needs of CPAs, educating consumers about CPAs and the services they provide, and encouraging students to study accounting and enter the profession.

Your Profession. Your Future. Your Advocate.


Washington Society of CPAs
902 140th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98005-3480

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  • (F) 425-562-8853

The WSCPA's business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.