You are almost always sure to find a CPA , regardless of where you go in the world of business. CPA's recruiters includes Accounting n Auditing Firms, Research firms, Investments banks, Hedge Funds, Private equity firms, Commercial banks, Mutual funds, Merger & Acquisition etc . A CPA gets similar job opportunities as a CA in India and a CA +CPA further increase their job prospects globally.Let's see some of the popular Roles which you can choose after obtaining your CPA license.
Forensic Accounting: Forensic accounting involves investigating & analyzing financial evidence; developing computerized applications to assist in the analysis& presentation of financial evidence; communicating their findings in the form of reports, exhibits & collection of documents; assisting in legal proceedings.
International Accounting: With Businesses going global, demand for CPAs who've mastered international trade regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Such expertise and skills are essential to international business transactions, foreign trade agreements, and other global financial and economic issue. All the better if you have a deep understanding of the laws, tax structures, and business practices of specific geographies.
Teaching: With a huge number of accounting professors approaching their retirement age, many universities are experiencing a shortage of professors to educate the future accountants. Demand for qualified teachers and professionals at all levels, especially those with real-world experience, is high. There are bunches of Top-tier business schools competing for research faculty members committed to teaching.
Auditing and Assurance: An Auditor examines the data, statements, records, operations, and performances (financial or otherwise) of an enterprise for a stated purpose. Based on his examination and evidence, he will help companies to improve functions such as forecasting, risk assessments, performance measurement, systems reliability, and much more.
Information Technology: You can blend your love for gadgets and CPA skills into designing, integrating and implementing hardware and software systems for the financial and other industries. This is one area of specialization that crosses all industries and is sure to remain in high demand with the continual advancement in the field of technology.
Financial Analysis & Planning: The expertise of a CPA in evaluating complex business data, identifying trends, valuing transactions and assessing opportunities makes sure that they work closely with the highest levels of executive management. The ability of Financial Analysis and Planning are also highly sought by consulting and financial services firms serving a wide variety of companies.