Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
An individual who is certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to practice in the field of accounting. To earn the AICPA certification, a candidate must meet academic and work experience requirements and pass a written examination. By law, only a certified public accountant can conduct an audit of the financial statements of a public company.
Browse by Subjects
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
CPA
audit opinion
accountants opinion
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
See All Related Terms »

over the counter market
arbitrage bond
Thrift Financial Report
opening price
paying