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Job of the Week – Senior Project Accountant at UrtheCast


UrtheCast, based in Vancouver, is developing the world’s first Ultra HD Earth video, streamed from the International Space Station (ISS) in full color. UrtheCast’s first light images have recently been released and can be seen here. UrtheCast has built, launched, installed, and will soon operate two cameras on the ISS.

 

The company’s growth isRead Story

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CPA Canada Compensation Survey Results – Infographic


An infographic based on CPA Canada’s Compensation Study. This infographic was seen in the April/May 2014 issue of CPABC’s In Focus magazine.

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A Recruiter Speaks: Interview Tips


So, you’ve made it through the networking events and have been invited to an interview – congratulations! Wondering how to prepare and what to expect? Kate Parker, Manager of Talent Attraction at KPMG Vancouver has some insider tips for you.

 

First off, be yourself. Interviewers can tell when you’re acting like the person you think you should be,Read Story

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Show Me the Money: Financing Your Education with Scholarships & Awards


It’s back to school time and no matter how you slice it, post-secondary education comes with a steep price tag. Costs include tuition, books, course materials, as well as overall living expenses, and they are all likely to rise. According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Statistics Canada, the cost of tuition and compulsory feesRead Story

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One on One with Francesco Aquilini


Every July, BCBusiness magazine publishes its Top 100 Companies issue which ranks BC-based companies on their financial performance in the most recent fiscal year. Public and private companies, crown corporations, and registered charities are all have their own categories. Once the companies are ranked, the list is published in the magazine and revealed at the Top 100Read Story

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Robert Meggy, CPA, CMA, Takes New Jaguar F-Type for a Spin


Check out Robert Meggy, CPA, CMA, in this edition of BC Business Online’s “CEOs in Cars” and find out what makes The Great Little Box Company a great place to work, what they look for in their employees, and how they support their staff.

 

Did you know that Robert Meggy started his career as a competitive race carRead Story

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Job of the Week: Corporate Accountant, Canadian Tourism Commission


How cool would it be to promote Canada for a living? Yes, Canada! The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), a national marketing organization whose vision is to inspire the world to explore Canada is looking for a multi-talented accounting professional to join their collaborative finance team. The Corporate Accountant has knowledge of accounting principles, procedures, standards, and practices andRead Story

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Preparing for the National Firms Recruiting Event


You’ve successfully registered for the National Firms Networking event on September 5th at the Vancouver Convention Centre West – so, now what? PwC has some tips to help you prepare for the event.

 

Do your research.  Your networking time is valuable so make sure you’ve done your research ahead of time.  Firms have a lot of information on theirRead Story

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Get Ready: Midsize Firms & Industry Event


All registered for the Midsize Firms & Industry Recruiting event on September 4th at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel? Great! Now you can start preparing for the big day. Sonya Black and Bahar Saadat, recruiters at Davidson & Company LLP have the following advice for you.

 

Now: Do your Research. “Find out which firms are going to be at the event,” explainsRead Story

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Biggest Accounting Firms in B.C.


So who are the biggest accounting firms in BC? Business in Vancouver breaks down the list for 2014 ranked by total number of BC staff. In top spot, with more than 1,200 staff, is KPMG, followed by PwC, Deloitte, MNP and BDO Canada. EY, Grant Thornton, KNV, Smythe Ratcliffe, and Crowe MacKay round out the top 10. Check outRead Story

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