Your Career in Payroll – Get Certified!
The CPA’s Certification Programs
The CPA’s Certification Programs offer individuals interested
in beginning a career in payroll, or enhancing their current payroll
knowledge, the professional certifications that can help them succeed
in today’s competitive business environment. Click here
to download the Certification Information Brochure.
The PCP certification is the foundation for a career in payroll. It
provides candidates with the legislative content required to keep an
organization compliant throughout the annual payroll cycle, effectively
communicate payroll information to all stakeholders, and understand the
accounting function as it relates to payroll.
Certified Payroll Manager
The CPM certification builds on compliance knowledge and develops
payroll management skills to prepare seasoned professionals to manage a
payroll department. New students enrolling in the CPM program must have
at least two years of experience obtained in the past five years being
responsible for an organization’s payroll function, including
being accountable to management for the accuracy of employees’
pay and all government statutory remittances, or equivalent experience.
Each student must submit the Payroll Experience Prerequisite
Application and receive approval from the CPA prior to enrolling
in the Introduction to Payroll Management course. This
prerequisite ensures students have the practical payroll experience
required to be successful in a payroll management program.
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