Define: Certified Public Accountant

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Definition: Certified Public Accountant

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A designation given to an accountant who has passed a standardised CPA exam and met the government-mandated work experience and educational requirements required to become a Certified Accountant.

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Definitions for Certified Public Accountant are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 24th December 2018.