Campbell River CPA students excel in national exam

Students must complete rigorous course work, pass the CFE, and fulfill relevant practical experience requirements

Two Campbell River CPA students, Karen Hoskins and Tyler Staschuk, passed the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in May 2016.

The exam was administered by the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB). A total of 158 B.C. writers have successfully completed the exam, announced today by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) and CPAWSB.

In order to become designated, students must complete rigorous course work, pass the CFE, and fulfill relevant practical experience requirements. The national CFE ensures all Canadian chartered professional accountants meet the same high standards, which are recognized nationally and internationally.

The CPA Western School of Business extends congratulations to the 411 western Canadian candidates who were successful on the May 2016 CFE. Through course work and in passing this rigorous exam they have demonstrated the technical skills, professionalism, and business acumen expected of new CPAs. We wish them the best as they continue in their careers,” said Steve Vieweg, FCPA, FCMA, CEO of CPAWSB.

CPAWSB delivers the nationally-developed CPA professional education program in Canada’s western region. Throughout the program, CPA candidates develop the competencies expected of professional accountants, developing technical skills and enabling competencies as they grow in professionalism and leadership.

 

About CPA British Columbia

The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) was formed through the amalgamation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC (ICABC), the Certified General Accountants Association of BC (CGA-BC), and the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC (CMABC). CPABC was officially established when the CPA Act came into effect on June 24, 2015. CPABC represents over 34,000 members and 5,200 CPA students and candidates.