Who Is A CPA? Career Presentation
Who is a CPA? Who can tell me what CPA stands for? Certified Public Accountant Does anyone have a CPA in their family? Like a father, mother, brother, sister, aunt or uncle?
Where do they work? • Large corporations • Small companies • Schools • Hospitals • Sports teams • With people like your Mom and Dad
What do they do? • Work on computers • Meet with people (clients) • Prepare financial statements • Write reports • Work with numbers • Travel
What do you need to know? The skills you are learning right, are the same skills you will use as a CPA: • Writing • Reading • Math skills • Teamwork • Problem solving • Computer skills • Being organized
Who makes a good CPA? People choose accounting as a profession because they: • Are organized • Like math • Like helping people • Like solving problems • Like to work with other people