Certified Public Accountant(CPA) is the legal name of financial accountants in several countries in the English-reading world. Generally, it’s equivalent to the name of a chartered accountant in most other English-reading countries. The CPA is an expert within an organization who provides accounting and tax advice to clients. In the United States, CPA is an authorized license to give financial accounting and tax advice to the public on behalf of a financial institution or another licensed client. CPAs have completed a four-year degree from an accredited business or accounting program, holds a current professional qualification, and possess relevant experience.