The Fast Paced Life of a CPA in Industry by Guest Blogger Wendi Taber, CPA, CISA

Sometimes people don’t think of the life of a CPA in Industry as being “fast paced.” Most times they aren’t, however 2016 is for me. I started school again last year to get my MSA in Accounting, so this semester I’m taking two classes – one lecture class and one online. Then I decided to get married in September, so I’m planning that event as well. So, yes things are a little crazy at the moment.

Meanwhile back at work, I’m in the middle of a financial statement audit, preparing my management team for a SOC audit coming up at the end of October, and our company is growing; so there are many additional functions my department has been called on to perform. Oh and I told the local CE Coordinator I would speak at a CE event on Cyber Security. I need the CE,  of course, for my CISA license and it is a good topic for our members. I did a research paper on it for my MSA class last semester.
Often times you think you don’t have time to breathe, however you make the time and then life gets a little better. When CPAs are this busy, they seem to learn more and retain more about the profession, and get involved with their chapters to share valuable information. At least I find this has been true for me.

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One Comment on “The Fast Paced Life of a CPA in Industry by Guest Blogger Wendi Taber, CPA, CISA”

  1. Nancy Rutledge says:

    Wendi – Great piece…congratulations on all fronts!


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