How Windmill and CPA Ontario help internationally educated accountants
The CPA designation is your key to a highly successful career.
Windmill Microlending can help you achieve it.
Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) are Canada’s trusted business leaders. They are at the forefront of change and innovation, highly valued for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. CPA Ontario has partnered with Windmill Microlending to provide financial support to internationally educated accountants and business professionals who are pursuing their CPA designations.
About Windmill Microlending
Windmill Microlending is a Canadian charity offering low interest microloans for skilled newcomers who need financial support to pay for the cost of licensing and credentials. Since 2005, Windmill has supported over 4,500 skilled immigrants and refugees.
Continue your career in Ontario. We can help with affordable, low-interest loans to pay for CPA program costs and other expenses during your period of study.
Rahul's CPA story
“A CPA designation sets you apart. Windmill helped me get there.”
Rahul arrived in Toronto in 2018, leaving behind a four-year career as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in India.
With the support of a Windmill microloan, Rahul became a member of CPA Ontario in April 2019, just eleven months after arriving in Canada. Today, Rahul has secured a job at the same level he had reached in India, which makes him proud.
“It’s a big achievement for any immigrant to reach that level in less than a year because it’s difficult to get the same recognition in terms of education and work experience in a different country.”
Interested in learning more about the CPA certification program? Register for an upcoming in-person or online information session hosted by CPA Ontario to explore your options.
If you’re an internationally educated professional seeking to become a CPA in Ontario, you can complete a transcript assessment to determine your entry point into the CPA program.
In partnership with CPA Ontario.