Certified Public Accountant

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In the U.S., a professional accountant must pass an exam and be officially accredited by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accountants provide financial consultation and services to individuals, businesses, and corporations, and the certification is meant to ensure the accounting industry's regulations and standards are executed consistently and equably at each level of service.

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