See who took home bragging rights
Check out what students tackled in previous competitions.
The 2014 AICPA Accounting Competition gave students a shot at showcasing their managerial accounting magnificence. It wasn’t a piece of cake, but the three $10,000 awards, a trip to D.C. and a shot to compete for money for their schools was definitely icing for the top three teams.
The 2013 AICPA Accounting Competition gave students a shot at advising James, a bass-playing computer science grad who wanted to get a grip on his finances, pursue his dream of building a music-based mobile app. Teams with the most impressive personal financial plans presented them in Washington, D.C., and one team walked away with $10K.
The top teams in the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition didn’t just know what to do about these thorny problems–they used their ingenious insights to create advice for a presidential candidate. The strongest strategy netted a nice $10K.
In the 2011 AICPA Accounting Competition, college students demonstrated serious skills in fraud and forensics. The top sleuth teams flew to D.C. for a shot at pocketing $10,000.
The 2010 AICPA Accounting Competition gave college students the opportunity to flex their skills in a business proposal for sustainability to an actual, honest-to-goodness client. The top three teams presented their plans in New York City, and the top team was awarded a cool $10,000.
The 2011 Puerto Rico State Society of CPAs Accounting Competition gave college students the opportunity to flex their skills in a business proposal for sustainability. They worked for an honest-to-goodness client in a place nowhere near Puerto Rico: Raleigh, North Carolina. Even cooler: The top team was awarded $1,500.
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Whose brains were the biggest last year?
Read on to see how it all went down and who walked away triumphantly in the 2014 AICPA Accounting Competition.
you oughta know
Funding the finals.
Ever wonder where the award money for the AICPA Accounting Competition comes from? Glad you asked. The AICPA Foundation cordially supplies all the spoils for the victorious teams.