Chartered accountant

A chartered accountant is the title given to an individual who is fully qualified to provide an audit opinion on the financial statements of a client. The title is used within the British Commonwealth and other countries, and is conferred by a number of certifying organizations within those countries. Chartered accountants formed the first professional accounting body, in 1854. The equivalent title in the United States is Certified Public Accountant.

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Accountants' Guidebook