The difference between a good accountant and a bad accountant can be the difference between success and failure. Everyone who runs a business or has tried to manage their personal finances knows this. But what few outside the accounting profession know is how instrumental the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is in ensuring the good accountants far outnumber the bad.
What is the AICPA and what does it do? Here are five things to know.
If you’re interested in becoming a CPA and/or joining the AICPA, check out Walden’s bachelor’s and master’s in accounting degree programs as well as our recent article entitled Information to Consider if You’re Earning a Master’s in Accounting.