An accountant is a practitioner of accounting who helps investors, managers, tax authorities and such others to decide on resource allocation. An accountant is responsible for analyzing financial information and for making financial reports or maintaining the record of an organization’s assets, liabilities, profit, loss, tax liability or such other financial activities.
Some other job titles associated to the profession of Accountant are Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accounting Manager, Staff Accountant, General Accountant, Cost Accountant, Accounting Officer, Accounting Supervisor, Business Analyst and Financial Reports Accountant.
To qualify for a TN Visa as an Accountant, the applicant for Accountant profession must have earned, and is able to provide proof of the following educational requirements:
- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; OR
- CPA, CA, CGA or CMA
The applicant for a TN Visa Accountant profession must also provide the additional requirements:
- Proof of Canadian citizenship;
- A detailed letter from prospective employer;
- Proof of intent to return to his/her permanent residence in Canada at the expiration of the temporary TN Visa stay
If the applicant is able to provide evidence of the requirements enumerated above, he/she may qualify for TN Visa Accountant professional status.
A qualified Accountant can obtain TN Visa Professional status for a maximum of three years. Any extension of the status may be issued for up to one year provided that the individual continues to comply with the requirements for TN Visa professionals. The number of extensions has no limit. However, the professional must continue to demonstrate that his/her employment is temporary in nature, and that his/her NAFTA entry is not used to bypass normal procedures of immigration.
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