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CPA Society celebrates Accountant’s Week

By on May 13, 2020

Offers webinars titled ‘Financial Planning in Times of COVID -19,’ ‘Basic Elements for the PR OSHA COVID-19 Self-Certification Plan’ and ‘Measuring Productivity and Effectiveness of Remote Work’

SAN JUAN – The Society of Certified Public Accountants of Puerto Rico (CCPA) is celebrating Accountant Week in recognition of the importance of the profession, the commitment of each of the members with their work and the availability to continue performing their work even during such difficult times.

On Tuesday, the secretary of the Department of the Treasury, Francisco Parés, deliver the Accountant Week Proclamation via Facebook Live. CPA Leticia Fernández, CPA José González Taboada, CPA Juan García Merced, CPA Juan Lorenzo Martínez and CPA Rosa Reyes were recognized for their outstanding performance during their extensive careers in the educational training of current and future CPAs.

“The way in which our professionals have demonstrated their commitment and dedication despite the challenges and difficulties that have been presented to us this year, is worthy of admiration and recognition. Our Society’s main mission is to serve members and foster their professional excellence; this has continued and we have adjusted to our current reality. At the same time, we have not stopped contributing to the socioeconomic development of Puerto Rico,” CPA Society President David González Montalvo said in a statement.

During this week a series of free virtual events is being held to continue providing services to members. On Thursday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., a webinar on Financial Planning in Times of COVID -19 will be presented; and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., a webinar titled “Basic Elements for the PR OSHA COVID-19 Self-Certification Plan”; and on Friday, May 15, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the webinar “Measuring Productivity and Effectiveness of Remote Work” will be offered.

“The work is hard and the challenges today are greater, but we remain firm and focused on our north. We will continue offering our services and we will contribute…so Puerto Rico continues moving forward,” González Montalvo said.