Become a CPA

DISCOVER OUR MEMBER STORIES

Networks, support, opportunities and success are all things our members have in common. Whether they’re part way through studying for the CPA Program, or leading an international team, our members will give you valuable insights into how CPA Australia and the CPA designation has helped them succeed.

Browse through our global member stories below and find out how becoming a CPA can take your career to the next level. If you’d like to find out more, submit an enquiry below and one of our local CPA Australia representatives will get in touch with you.

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MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

What our Australian Members have to say

The CPA Program is recognised internationally, meaning you’ll be well equipped to tackle any accounting, finance or business challenges in today’s global marketplace. With a focus on more than just technical accounting, go beyond the numbers and master the skills you need to reach the next level in leadership, strategy and business.

If you're looking to build an exciting career that could take you across the globe in a diverse range of roles, the CPA Program is for you. Get in touch if you’d like to find out more or require support with your membership application.

Hear directly from our members Nipuna Welmillage CPA, Omar Benmansour ASA and Aalia Narula CPA on how the CPA Program has supported their careers.

Discover how studying the CPA Program helped CPA member Hacia Atherton build her professional skillset and utilise her learnings in an unexpected way.

“I decided to study the CPA Program because it opens up so many doors. It gives you not only the technical accounting skills, but also gives you so much knowledge in strategy and leadership.”

Hacia Atherton, CPA

WHAT OUR GLOBAL MEMBERS HAVE TO SAY

Hear from our members across the globe on the value they have gained from studying the CPA Program.

Allan Koh

Allen Koh, CPA

— Singapore

“I was looking for a program that would provide extensive global career and networking opportunities with industry partners.”

Tushar Gupta

Tushar Gupta, CPA

— India

“I’d highly recommend CPA Australia’s educational and networking events that happen across the world to all accounting and finance professionals.”

Mabel Alvarez

Mabel Alvarez, ASA

— Philippines

“Completing the program will give me pride and the confidence to back my competence, which translates to better career and work opportunities.”

Hear how the learning support from CPA Australia has made a difference to the CPA journey of Associate member Hui Qing Leyu.

“I recommend for future candidates to be well aware of the ample resources that are available, such as My Online Learning, As the Expert forum, that would be a great help to you completing your exam.”

Hui Qing Leyu ASA, Malaysia

FUTURE THINKERS

CPA Australia’s Future Thinkers series tells the remarkable stories of members shifting the dial in business, the community and society.

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Global Media Coverage

THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Through our CNN partnership, discover how members across the globe have equipped themselves with skills to succeed in their careers.

India
Mandar Dixit CPA

Preparing the way

Strategist Mandar Dixit CPA, is making sure he is equipped to succeed in this era of disruption.

By CNN.com
Mainland China
Wandy Chan FCPA

Evolving with the times

With the globalization of big data set to revolutionize her role, Director Wandy Chan FCPA, is prepared for change.

By CNN.com
Hong Kong
Anthony Lau FCPA

Pioneering the future

With AI set to change the face of taxation, Anthony Lau FCPA, International Tax Partner sees accountants as the pioneers of the future.

By CNN.com
Malaysia
Nishalini-Rajasekar

Earning her stripes

What does it take to soar in your chosen field? Pushing your critical thinking and problem-solving skills to the next level, says Nishalini Rajasekar CPA.

By CNN.com
India
Karthik-Bhanu

Reaching the next level

In today’s complex business environment, accountant Karthik Bhanu CPA has found a way to be at the frontier of his profession.

By CNN.com
Singapore
Glenn Lim

Staying ahead of the game

In the face of competition from new technology, accountant Glenn Lim ASA is setting a strong example on reinventing what the future holds for his career.

By CNN.com

Anthony Lau FCPA, is responsible for providing clients with tax advice on mergers, acquisitions, group restructuring and international transactions – across Hong Kong, China and other Asia Pacific markets. Watch this video to find out more about his exciting career.

“As accountants, we should aim to be pioneers, steering marketing developments, rather than sticking to old paths and getting carried away by the tide. To remain competitive, we’ll have to invent and commercialise IT and AI in our businesses.”

Anthony Lau, FCPA, Hong Kong

READ MORE INSPIRING MEMBER STORIES

With a global membership of more than 166,666 members working in 100 countries and regions around the world, our members accomplishing great things within their respective fields. Read more member success stories and find out how the CPA designation could future proof your career.

Vietnam
Vietnam

Accounting tailored for Vietnam’s startup miracle

Vietnam has emerged as one of Asia’s strongest economies in recent years. Its robust economy has even managed to ride out the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Vir.com.vn
Singapore
Singapore

8 ways to future-proof and grow your career in the new normal

Jobseeker to seasoned professional, if there’s anything you should do during the pandemic, it’s to upskill in preparation for the future. Find out the skills you need.

By Channelnewsasia.com
India
India-ICAI's-MRA

Unlocking global business opportunities

CPA Australia and ICAI’s MRA: Kshitij Patel FCPA (Aust.) began the CPA Program with a wealth of practical experience already accumulated over his 25 year career.

By CAclubindia.com
Malaysia
Malaysia-Members

Having a Professional Qualification still matters

Whether you're studying, working, or looking for a job, it's important to have a point of difference. Our Malaysian members share why further study is important.

By Says.com
Vietnam
Vietnam-Covid-19

Strategic solutions for business growth post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has significantly affected consumer behaviour in Vietnam. Investment opportunities are urged to upskill or reskill with new trends and demands.

By Vir.com.vn
Malaysia
Malaysia-Jimmy-Lai-FCPA

Give yourself the extra edge

To succeed in business today, you must stand out from your peers. Completing the CPA Program gave our members the skills needed to rise above the pack.

By TheEdgemarkets.com
India
India-Pareek-CPA

CPA Program: Stepping stone to global experience

CPA Australia and ICAI’s MRA: the CPA Program played a key role in helping Pareek CPA (Aust.) make the decision to migrate to Australia.

By Economictimes.indiatimes.com
Philippines
Philippines-Jzacy-Arnoco

Global attention: Learn to lead with CPA Australia

The coronavirus pandemic doesn’t have to halt your working life. Jzacy Arnoco CPA (Aust.) has found professional momentum with a world-class accounting program.

By Inquirer.net
Malaysia
Malaysia-CPA-designation

How accounting and finance professionals can stand out

It's important to have diverse skills in today’s job market. Learn how our members in Malaysia used their CPA designation to stand out from the crowd.

By TheStar.com.my
India
India-Raveena-Mital

CPA designation: Gateway to a multi-faceted career

Raveena Mital CPA (Aust.), Principal Consultant at Mazars in India, credits her CPA Australia designation for preparing her for a career in management consulting.

By BusinessStandard.com
India
Career development

A gateway to career development

In an era of rapid and ongoing change, professionals in the accounting and finance field require unique opportunities to accelerate their career growth.

By Economictimes.indiatimes.com
Singapore
Professional network to CPA Program

Professional accreditation an antidote to Covid-19 job market

Mr Allen Koh, Ms Sharon Peh and Mr Gopul Shah sharpened their skill set and benefited from a wider professional network thanks to the CPA Program.

By Straitstimes.com
Philippines
World standard accounting

World-standard accounting: Unlocking your financial potential

Rosciel Cleia Ragas – a young Filipino undertook the CPA Program via a Member Pathway Agreement between the Professional Regulatory BOA, PICPA, and CPA Australia.

By Inquirer.net
Malaysia
Becoming a CPA

Enhancing your professional reputation

Your education and work experience play a big role in your career growth, having the right professional qualification helps you to stay one step ahead of the game.

By Says.com

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