The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination is for those who wish to qualify and work as Professional Accountants, Auditors, Finance Managers, Tax Managers and Consultants.
The course is examined by KASNEB and consists of three parts each with two sections as detailed below.
1. CPA Part I: Section 1 & 2.
2. CPA Part II: Section 3 & 4.
3. CPA Part III: Section 5 & 6.
Each section takes atleast 6 months to complete.
A student can combine two sections in the same part but not in different parts.
CPA graduates may proceed and pursue Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business Administration and Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Commerce and Masters in Arts.
Below are some of the other careers for those who have pursued accounting certification.
- Accounting Assistant
- Accounting Clerk
- Accounting Manager
- Budget Analyst
- Certified Internal Auditor
- Chief Financial Officer – CFO
- Forensic Accounting
- Government Accounting
- Payroll Clerk
- Staff Accountant
- Tax Accountant
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Accounts Receivable Clerk