What is US CPA?
The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the highest accounting credential in the U.S. and is similar to the CA Qualification in India. The CPA title is awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant.
U.S. CPA is an individual with thorough and complete knowledge of accounting principles of the U.S. So, if you want to work in or for U.S. firms, understanding its accounting laws is essential.
U.S. CPA members and students play a vital role in both 'practice' and 'industry' in sectors such as financial services, banking, manufacturing, construction, education and consultancy.
What business areas do US CPA covers?
The services of U.S. CPA are required in all areas of the business world:
- Assurance and Attest Services
- Financial Accounting
- Management Consulting and Performance Management
- Information Technology (especially as applied to accounting and auditing)
- Corporate Finance (Merger & Acquisition, initial public offerings, share and debt issuing)
- Financial Planning
- Financial Analysis
- Venture Capital
- Forensic Accounting (preventing, detecting, and investigating financial frauds)
- Tax Preparation and Planning
- Estate Planning
- Corporate Governance
- Income Tax
What subject does CPA Qualification covers?
Globalization is propelling the demand of U.S CPA in the corporate world. U.S businesses operating in various countries, are fueling and augmenting the growth of CPA’s in the world market. A career in accounting has never offered more rewards than it does today. And these profit producing opportunities are being reserved for a class of professionals whom we call “CPAs”. Becoming U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) not only boosts salary but also opens new doors of opportunities that can significantly help a career in accounting. CPA course lets you gain the credibility that the certification carries.
What kind of course material do I get?
You would get highly appreciated Bisk CPA Review course material which consists of textbooks and multimedia software.
Bisk CPA Review course material is designed to accustom students to today’s demanding career challenges. It makes them grow with a faster pace in the competitive corporate world by equipping them with sharper tools of accounting knowledge.
What are the eligibility criteria for CPA exam?
International candidates are eligible to qualify as U.S. Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) as long as they meet Board of Accountancy eligibility requirements and prepared to take the Uniform CPA Exam in English in one of 54 U.S jurisdictions. (The 55th jurisdiction, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, is not yet ready to accept CPA applicants.)
Where is the Uniform CPA Examination administered?
The Examination is offered at authorized test centers located throughout 54 U.S. jurisdictions. (The Examination is not yet offered in the 55th jurisdiction, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands)
Is the Examination available outside the U.S. and U.S. territories?
No, At present, candidates cannot take the examination outside the US and its territories.
What types of questions are included on the Examination?
The Examination is composed of test lets (groups of 24 or 30 multiple-choice questions) and simulations (condensed case studies). Three test lets and two simulations are included in each of these sections: Auditing and Attestation (AUD), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), and Regulation (REG). Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) consists of three multiple-choice test lets only.
What are the requirements to take the Examination?
Examination requirements vary from one jurisdiction to another. To obtain information about the requirements in effect in a particular jurisdiction, visit the Board of Accountancy website of the appropriate state or territory. Links to all Board of Accountancy websites are available at http://www.nasba.org/nasbaweb.nsf/exam.
When the examinations are held for US CPA?
The U.S CPA examination is offered two out of every 3 months of each quarter. The months when testing is available are called “testing windows”. The testing schedule is as follows:
|Testing is available||Not Available|
|January & February||March|
|April & May||June|
|July & August||September|
|October & November||December|
Why study CPA® at PSBF?
We are PSBF, a leading provider of educational, corporate and professional training services in Accounting and Finance. With learning campuses across the world, we offer various technical educational and training courses. The company has established itself as one of the leading independent education companies to offer courses globally. We prepare students for professional accountancy and financial exams including the ACCA, Global MBA, CIMA, CFA®, CPA, IFRS and alike.
We have always been at the leading edge of technology. For the first time in several countries, we have launched interactive live online learning, where students can learn at the convenience of their home. Students can raise their queries and get them resolved on the spot similar to live classrooms. Students and professionals across the world get connected to our service and can share their experiences and knowledge with each other.
How does online tuition provided?
You need to have a computer/laptop with an internet connection and a headphone. Before the class commences, a link is sent to your e-mail address. You click on that link and you are prompted to our online classroom. You can listen to the faculty, other classmates and participate. At the same time, you can clear your doubts and enquiry by asking question without any hesitation.
How do I contact the faculty after classes?You can always send your queries by e-mail and your query would be solved as soon as possible by our world renowned faculty.
What would happen if I miss my class or could not attend the class?
You can easily watch the recorded lecture that was held for that class. Every lecture and class is video recorded, so even if you miss a class, you can always catch up when you are ready.
What all learning facilities and support features are provided at PIRON?
You get access to following features -
- Course Duration: 180 Hrs of online real-time training.
- Our online training is a powerful tool where you can interact with our world renowned faculty.
- You can ask question, queries and doubts and your doubts will be solved live on online training.
- Attention to individual in terms of making sure that full advantage is being taken by students.
- All the training videos are uploaded on our E-portal which can be viewed at your leisure.
- Unlimited access of www.flexiguru.com for entire duration of course which has e-learning content in form of videos, presentations, assignments, forums etc.
- We have partnered with BPP Learning Media. Students studying with us get access to BPP Learning Media high quality study material. Be it online library, text books, sample questions papers and revision kits.
- Practice Sessions – practice sessions are frequently held to build confidence in student.
- Examination Tips by Experts for Exam Success.
- Surprise tests and Mock examination for Performance evaluation.