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The Washington Society of CPAs is a  professional community of CPAs who work in business and industry, education, government, not-for-profit organizations, and public accounting. With more than 8,000 members, the WSCPA 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. WSCPA members are CPAs, students, and retirees. 

The Society, founded in 1904, is governed by an elected board of directors and is managed by a professional staff.

The Society owns its headquarters in Bellevue, which serves as a learning center and meeting place, and accommodates staff offices.
 

Local

The WSCPA plays the role of advocate for the profession by encouraging growth of accounting students and staying informed on what is happening in the regulatory and legislative arena.

Mission

Maximizing the value of the CPA profession for members and the public.




Vision


WSCPA is essential to the success of members.

 



Values

  • Integrity - We conduct ourselves with honesty and professional ethics.
  • Passion for Excellence - We strive to exceed expectations in the execution of all our strategies.
  • Stewardship - We accept responsibility for the future of our profession.
  • Respect - We treat others as we expect to be treated.
  • Teamwork - We work collaboratively to achieve common goals.
  • Life-long Learning - We promote continuous development of skills and knowledge.
  • Innovation - We foster a creative environment.

Member Segments

In order to best serve all members and their employers, the WSCPA's initiatives are customized to meet the varying needs of specific member segments:

  • CPAs in large firms, companies and organizations and public companies
  • CPAs in medium-sized firms, companies and organizations
  • CPAs in sole practice and small firms, companies and organizations
  • New professionals and students
  • Mid-career professionals
  • Second-half professionals

The WSCPA Approach

The WSCPA builds close relationships with members, their employers, regulators, legislators, educators and other stakeholders as the most effective way to achieve the vision of being essential to the success of WSCPA members.

Strategic Initiatives

Advocacy
We advocate for our members, the profession and the public interest on issues affecting the accounting profession. 

Engagement and Connectivity
We provide opportunities for our members to connect with other professionals and to become engaged in the Society.

Communication          
We seek to deliver the right information, at the right time, and in the right format for each of our members. 

Education       
We provide educational opportunities to assist our members to comply with all licensing requirements and to help them continuously learn throughout their careers.

Stewardship   
We manage our resources to maintain the long-term sustainability of the Society and our support of the profession.

ABOUT WSCPA

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.

CONTACT

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

  • (P) 425-644-4800
  • (F) 425-562-8853

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