Last week, CA Manitoba, CMA Manitoba and CGA Manitoba announced to their members that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will guide negotiations toward unification of the accounting profession in the province. This comes at a time when Canada’s more than 185,000 top accounting professionals are coming together to form a newRead Story
We recently chatted with Jim Boos, CPA, CMA to learn more about his experiences working internationally. Read on to find out how Jim’s designation has prepared him for his career at Willis in London.
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Name and job title: Jim Boos, Interim CFO
Designation: Certified Management Accountant from Canada, CIMA Member and CharteredRead Story
Vega, a plant-based nutritional products company based in Burnaby, encourages employees to volunteer together and gives bonus points if you have a BFF at work. Royal Roads University employees belt out tunes at their lunchtime choir club. Goldcorp Inc. supports internal training and growth opportunities to keep employees motivated. Accountants there may have to work fromRead Story
The first—and often the most dreaded—step in effective networking is the art of ‘schmoozing’. In a previous post we dismissed the notion that some people possess a networking gene while others do not. It is our contention that the art of schmoozing is more like a muscle that can be exercised by practicing three guidingRead Story
Business in Vancouver celebrates exceptional leadership this week by recognizing the winners of the BC 2013 CEO Awards at a special gala at the Fairmont Waterfront in downtown Vancouver. Each year, an esteemed panel of judges select the honourees based on the following criteria,
Vision, strategy and leadership Financial performanceRead Story
It has been nearly two months since the three legacy accounting bodies in BC introduced bylaws that regulate how the new “Chartered Professional Accountant” or initials “CPA” may be used by their members. In fact, you may already have started seeing members use the CPA designation, but keep in mind, BCRead Story
We recently chatted with Shveta Balaji, CPA, CMA to learn about her experiences working internationally. Read on to find out how having an accounting designation has helped her with her career in the United States.
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Name and job title: Shveta Balaji, Sr Accountant
Designation: Certified Public Accountant from theRead Story
Every year, recruitment and staffing agency Robert Half publishes an accounting and finance salary guide which includes the average starting salaries for a variety of jobs. The guide also includes insights on hiring trends in the accounting, finance, and financial services industry. The 2014 Robert Half Finance & Accounting Salary Guide was released earlier this fall.
Macleans.ca has published their list of Canada’s 50 best employers based on survey responses from about 280,000 employees of the 282 Canadian employers that took part in this year’s compilation. The survey gauges employee engagement levels and various work environment factors. Aon Hewitt, the HR consulting firm who compiled the list, measures engagement by employees’ viewsRead Story