» What is a Licensed Public Accountant?
The Licensed Public Accountant is an expert in the following areas: accounting methods involved in recording business transactions, preparing financial statements for businesses, and payroll. Today's Licensed Public Accountant plays more than just a supporting role in the business world. Not only do they help their clients understand numbers, they provide advice on how to better plan for the future. Licensed Public Accountants provide various services for their clients, including, but not limited to, custom-designing an accounting system for businesses, offering assistance in set-up, and maintaining the accounting system specific to the business owner. For a general overview of the services provided by Licensed Public Accountants: see Comprehensive Services.