The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) are developing a new Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam licensure model that is scheduled to launch in 2024. The new model is expected to affect the CPA profession, as a whole, from the university to the firm level, and is a step toward bolstering the profession’s confidence that newly licensed CPAs have the skill sets required to be effective on the job. However, many candidates may have some trepidation about the upcoming changes and how the new CPA Exam will affect their overall careers.
Jonathan Zigman, CPA, a senior content developer at UWorld Roger CPA Review, sees the new CPA Exam model as a welcomed change. Jonathan’s perspective stems from his background working in public accounting at EY and Alvarez & Marsal before working on the educational side of the profession at UWorld Roger CPA Review. In this article, he shares his thoughts with the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA) on how the new CPA licensure model will benefit the profession as a whole and provide future CPAs an advantage in their careers.
Read the article here.