Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario)
Certified General Accountant (CGA)
News – Important Update
Update – September 2014
CGA Ontario and CPA Ontario unified in June 2014 and the CGA program will end as of September 2015.
If you are working towards your CGA designation and are currently enrolled in, or have completed CGA recognized courses at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies- please see list below- you have two options:
To facilitate this process the CGA program will continue to recognize School of Continuing Studies courses and accept transfer credit applications until August 31, 2015. Please refer to the CGA Ontario – School of Continuing Studies Transfer Credit policy for more details.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to the CGA designation, and controls the professional standards, conduct and discipline of its members and students in the province of Ontario.
- The CGA designation empowers professionals to take their accounting or finance career to new heights. As a student in the CGA program of professional studies, students will develop the technical abilities and skills needed to succeed in today’s global economy. Learn to look beyond the numbers to provide individuals and businesses with forward-thinking financial management and business expertise.
For detailed information please on how to become a CGA please visit http://cga-ontario.org/BecomeACGA.aspx
|Association Requirements for Certifications|
Candidates to the CGA designation must meet all of the following requirements:
|Association’s Requirements||Recognized University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses|
|CGAs are to accumulate 40 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours every calendar year, of which 20 must be verifiable. As documentation is subject to audit, CGAs should retain the appropriate materials to support hours claimed for the annual reporting period.||University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses in Business and Professional Studies may be submitted for consideration towards the accumulation of CPD hours.|
Updated May 2014