Tag Archives: Prometric

Candidates Rush in Before CBT-e

State Board Report November 2010 The fourth window of 2010 has seen the highest CPA candidate volume since computer‐based testing was launched in 2004, Board of Examiners Chair Douglas E. Warren told the Annual Meeting. The BOE attributes the increase to a natural growth in demand for the examination, but also changes to the content…

U.S. CPA Exam to be Administered Outside the U.S. for the First Time

NEW YORK, NASHVILLE and BALTIMORE (Oct. 17) — The Uniform CPA Examination will be offered outside the 55 U.S. jurisdictions for the first time in its history in 2011. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and Prometric – the three organizations that jointly offer the CPA Examination…

Computerized CPA Exam Reaches One Million Mark

Signifies Growth of CPA Profession, Say AICPA, NASBA and Prometric NEW YORK, NASHVILLE, Tenn., and BALTIMORE (July 8, 2009) – The computerized Uniform CPA Examination has achieved one million administrations, according to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and Prometric, the three parties in charge of the…

2008 Annual Meeting, Victor Carter-Bey, Perspectives on the Uniform CPA Examination: Report from Prometric

October 28, 2008 This document contains a presentation given by Victor Carter-Bey, Director/Team Lead of Prometric Financial Services Segment in regards to perspectives on the Uniform CPA Exam. See Full Document:Prometric Report

Board Okays Non-US Exam Administration

State Board Report August 2008 It makes sense that there be a single set of high quality accounting standards around the world, Financial Accounting Standards Board Member Leslie F. Seidman told the Annual Meeting audience. Over the years, the differences between the standards issued by the International Accounting Standards Board and the FASB have been narrowed,…

Exam Conference Considers Cost, Control and Contracts

State Board Report June 2008 Cost, control, contingency examination, contract and international examination delivery were the key topics around which was based NASBA’s Conference on the State of the Examination, held on May 19, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt DFW, in Dallas, TX, with 47 state boards represented and 115 participants. Chair Samuel Cotterell explained the…

Biometrics

SECURITY FOR CPA CANDIDATES AND THE OVERALL CPA PROGRAM As the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential is designed to protect the public interest, the safeguarding of the CPA Exam and its content is of paramount importance to the CPA Program. Therefore, it is imperative that each candidate’s identity be verified prior to sitting for his…

NASBA Exams Committee Questions Ethics Coverage

State Board Report December 2007 Less than five percent of the Uniform CPA Examination is devoted to ethics, CPA Licensing Examinations Committee (CLEC) Chair Robert Pearson told NASBA’s 100th Annual Meeting. CLEC, acting upon the recommendation of the NASBA Ethics Committee, is supporting consideration of increasing coverage to test the candidates’ ability to handle ethical…

CLEC Works to Enhance Exam

State Board Report July 2007 NASBA’s CPA Licensing Examinations Committee (CLEC) is working to implement changes that enhance the Uniform CPA Examination, CLEC Chair Robert Pearson told the 2007 Regional Meetings. The Committee wrote to all states seeking suggested improvements for the examination, and only received responses from six boards. Some of those suggestions are being…

Johnson and Costello Update Execs

State Board Report April 2007 When it comes to the Uniform CPA Examination, the buck does stop with the boards of accountancy, NASBA Chair Wesley Johnson told the executive directors and the legal counsel attending the March meetings. He reported the Committee on National Examination Preparedness, with Diane Rubin as chair, has been charged with…