In New Brunswick, accounting has three accounting designations, each with specific education, examination and experience requirements.
Chartered accountants – Chartered accountants offer accounting, financial and business advice to clients in areas such as audit, assurance, tax, financial planning, and business advisory services. Many work in corporate environments, government, education, and industrial sectors.
Certified general accountants – Certified general accountants are accounting professionals with expertise in finance, taxation, business strategy, auditing, management and business leadership. Many work in commerce, finance, government, public practice, not-for-profit, and industrial sectors.
Certified management accountants – Certified management accountants offer accounting, management and strategy services including cost management, strategic performance measurement, process management, risk management, assurance services, and stakeholder reporting.