Ok so lets start by assuming you have received your Accountancy Degree, the next step to becoming a Certified Public Accountant is sitting the CPA Exam. Easy right? Except for the part where you have to complete 4 sections of the Uniform CPA Exam. In this article we are going to highlight for you the importance of putting together a CPA Study Planner and how it will benefit you. Don’t feel bewildered by the task at hand. When you pass your CPA Exam you will be eligible to work for:
- One of the “Big Four” firms
- Government agencies
- Privately owned companies
- Publicly traded corporations
A CPA’s area of speciality can fall into any of the following:
- Internal auditing: Verifying the efficiency and effectiveness of a company’s internal records and the accuracy of its financial data.
- Managerial accounting: Presenting financial documents to a company’s management team to help them make the best business decisions.
- Forensic accounting: Looking for evidence of fraud, money laundering, embezzlement and tax evasion.
- Information Technology: Combining IT and accounting to maximize the security and efficiency of a companies efforts.
- Environmental accounting: Managing compliance audits, disputes and Green efficiency.
- Tax: Guiding companies in effective tax strategies to avoid unnecessary costs. Tax accounting involves staying on top of complex and changing tax laws.
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But before any of this, you must navigate your way through the difficult process of planning, preparing and sitting for the CPA Exam. One of the methods people are turning to is online study planners. You may have read our section on passing the CPA Exam which unveils all the great ExamTime tools that can help you prepare, but what about allocating the appropriate time to each of the exam areas.
Below you can see how Mind Maps can help you become a Certified Public Accountant.
Study Planners Really Do Work
The key to overcoming any challenge is preparation. Creating a Certified Public Accountant Study Planner will help relieve the stress you feel when you think about sitting your CPA Exam. This peace of mind is invaluable and will help you succeed in your exams.
Build a personal Study Timetable to:
- Boost your confidence
- Stay motivated to learn
- Keep your mind focused on the task at hand
- Feel a sense of accomplishment when you have covered a topic
As a soon to be Certified Public Accountant, you have enough on your hands, so why not lighten that load by being ultra prepared for each of your four exams. If you are constantly stressing about your exams, create a CPA Exam timetable to break your preparation into more manageable sections .
Organise your study time better today, everyone else is. Create your online CPA timetable with ExamTime here: