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Dezan Shira & Associates welcomes qualification by CPA Australia into its “Recognized Employer Program” reflecting its Accounting leadership in Asia

December 31st, 2020, Beijing  – Sabrina Zhang, Tax Partner with Dezan Shira & Associates announced, that Dezan Shira & Associates is partnering with CPA Australia, to become a member of their Recognized Employer Program (REP).  “Dezan Shira & Associates welcomes becoming recognized, alongside organizations like IBM, JP Morgan, and XERO, as qualified leaders within the field of accounting in Asia, and globally,” said Ms. Zhang.

CPA Australia is one of the most prestigious professional development partnership organizations in the accounting field, worldwide. Member companies must meet rigorous criteria within a thorough application process in order to qualify for REP membership. REP membership strengthens firms’ commitment to existing staff professionals and future candidates, by augmenting their opportunities to learn and develop their skillsets, and further support their professional development.

“As a REP partner, we are committed to providing employees and clients with the highest standard in professional development and services in the accounting field.” Ms. Zhang added, “We are proud to invest in and join this program and look forward to it enhancing our commitment to providing clients with industry-leading levels of service quality, and assisting us with continuing to maintain talent excellence throughout our accounting services group.  We encourage our team members to continue their studies in the field by participating in on-going trainings and support them in pursuing their CPA Australia license alongside other certifications.”

About Dezan Shira & Associates

Dezan Shira & Associates is a pan-Asia, multi-disciplinary professional services firm, that specializes in guiding foreign companies through Asia’s complex regulatory environment, and assisting them with all aspects of establishing, maintaining, and growing their business operations in the region.

The firm provides market entry, legal, accounting, tax, HR, technology and operational advisory and multi-jurisdictional one-stop-shop services to international investors and firms globally, via its operations in China, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, India, and via its partners and liaison offices in across Asia, the United States and Europe. 

Technology and Accounting Services for Asia

Dezan Shira and Associates provides a range of accounting, reporting and technology services including ongoing Accounting packages, Treasury Management, Interim Finance Managers, and Virtual CFO, and provides technology solutions and expertise in leading financial accounting software, Digital Expense Management and ERP solutions in markets throughout Asia.

Our Global Partners

Dezan Shira & Associates are also proud members of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global), and IR Global, two of the leading accounting, legal and financial advisors organizations worldwide.  Our connections with these organizations and CPA Australia, give our clients access to trusted partners and business experts in a diverse range of service lines and industries around the world, and access to industry-leading professional skills and talent.

About CPA Australia

CPA Australia is a professional accounting body, founded in 1886, and based in Australia, with more than 166,166 members in more than 100 countries around the world, as of 31 December 2019. CPA Australia currently has 19 staffed offices across Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, New Zealand and the UK.

According to its website: “Our core services to members include education, training, technical support and advocacy. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public”. For more information, please visit

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