Become a mentor or mentee to gain valuable career, leadership, & networking benefits. Deadline is Sept. 28!
Attend the Annual Forum for Members in Industry for an information-packed PD day dedicated to issues facing CPAs in industry in Alberta. Join experts and colleagues for this exciting event on Nov. 20 in Calgary and Nov. 22 in Edmonton!
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The 2018/2019 PD & Member Services Catalogue is now available! Find over 700 seminars from a wide-range of competencies, including over 100 new seminars and over 300 online webinars.
View the 2018/2019 PD Program Guide.
Did you know CPA Alberta can offer a Lunch and Learn at your office? For aspiring CPAs, these sessions provide information about the requirements to become designated. Current CPAs are encouraged to attend to learn about mentoring the next generation of designated accountants.
CPA Alberta is the professional regulatory body for the CPA profession in Alberta.
We operate under the provincial Chartered Professional Accountants Act, the purpose of which is to: protect the public; protect the integrity of the accounting profession regulated under the Act; promote and increase the competence of registrants; and regulate the conduct of registrants.
The governing documents of CPA Alberta outline and provide the framework for the authority of the organization, and the rights and responsibilities of all CPAs. Governing documents include:
View upcoming hearings for registrants who have violated practice standards and/or rules of professional conduct. Please note that hearing dates are updated regularly and are subject to change.
The Find a Firm tool provides you with names and contact information for Chartered Professional Accounting firms that match your search requirements. Only firms that have selected to have this information displayed will appear in your search.
Join one of the largest organizations in the world.
With more than 200,000 members nationally, CPAs belong to one of the largest accounting designations in the world.
Find out what it takes to earn Canada's preeminent, internationally recognized accounting designation and business credential.
The CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) is a two-year graduate-level program leading to the Chartered Professional Accountant designation. It is designed to meet the needs of industry, government and public practice and provide professional accountants with the knowledge and skills to succeed in whatever role or position they take on.
CPA preparatory courses are a suite of 14 courses that provide all the knowledge requirements for admission to the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Designed with the working professional in mind, courses are offered on a part-time basis and combine online learning and self-study with options for in-class sessions.
Designed by the Canadian CPA profession in consultation with employers, the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) is a next-generation technical accounting and finance program for both new and experienced members of the accounting industry. The program is the right choice for individuals aspiring to elevate their accounting and finance skills to an intermediate level.
In addition to formal education and the common final examination, the CPA certification program requires CPA candidates to complete a term of relevant practical experience.
Learn more about the practical experience requirements, how to report practical experience, and what employers and mentors need to know to support Candidates.
CPA Alberta provides a variety of services, resources, and benefits specifically focused on the improvement of its members in the accounting profession.
The CPA Alberta Job Board helps connect Alberta CPAs with employment and volunteer opportunities.
Alberta CPAs have free access to this service, which includes the ability to view available positions and directly upload resumes that are then viewable by potential employers. Students enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (as well as the legacy education programs) also have access.
CPA members: get involved in great volunteer opportunities throughout the year. There are a variety of activities available, including mentorship programs and our volunteer tax clinic program.
Whether you're looking for your next career opportunity, are new to the province, or simply want to brush up on your networking skills, CPA Alberta Career Services has several resources to help you develop your accounting career.
CPA Alberta holds frequent workshops and Brown Bag Lunch seminars where you can learn about various career development topics.