MONTREAL, March 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The accounting profession in
Quebec, unified under the CPA banner since May 16, 2012, is starting
2013 with a bang thanks to a strong showing by aspiring CPAs ready to
take on any challenge. A total of 1,536 Quebec candidates for the CPA
designation passed the professional exams in their respective paths in
2012-2013. This represents 642 CPA, CA candidates, 419 CPA, CGA
candidates and 475 CPA, CMA candidates, 23 of whom took top honours in
All these people who had the pleasure of celebrating their success in
the last few months have taken a major step towards the CPA
designation, a designation that will open the doors wide to the
business world. According to the Chair of the Order Stephan Robitaille,
FCPA, FCGA, "the success of these 1,536 candidates at the exams stems
from their tenacious efforts throughout their university studies and
the significant contribution of competent professors and training
employers dedicated to the success of the next generation."
More importantly, this large cohort shows that the profession is still
top-of-mind for women and men who strive for great heights. "The Order
is proud to have so many talented aspiring members. They embody
excellence and have a very bright future ahead of them," said Daniel
McMahon, FCPA, FCA, President and CEO of the CPA Order.
About the Ordre des CPA du Québec
The Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec has over 35,800
members and 6,500 candidates and students. The Order ensures the
protection of the public and the visibility of the profession. It
represents all areas of expertise of the accounting profession,
including assurance, financial accounting, management and management
accounting, finance and taxation.
CPAs are professionals recognized for their rigor, acumen, versatility
and credibility. They have been trained to be the best in their area of
expertise, and their skills enable them to serve businesses,
organizations and the general public.
SOURCE: Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec
For further information:
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Ordre des CPA du Québec
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