Becoming a CPA Candidate/Student and earning a professional accounting credential opens up many career opportunities in a wide range of different sectors and industries. CPAs often hold executive positions with companies and organizations but not everybody starts their career as the CEO or President. CPA Candidate/Student earn their stripes by accumulating experience gained from jobs that develop their core competencies as a CPA while adding breadth and depth in specialized areas of accountancy.
Featured below is an example of a position currently posted on the CPABC Careers Site to give you a glimpse into what career opportunities await you as a future CPA Candidate/Student!
Fresh Direct Produce – Accounting Analyst (Contract) (Vancouver, BC)
Fresh Direct Produce is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and is looking for a CPA Candidate to join its growing team as an Accounting Analyst. This role requires the successful candidate to prepare month-end and year-end working papers, as well as analyzing the GL reconciliation. This is role is great for someone who is looking to deepen and expand their accounting skills. Fresh Direct Produce is looking for someone who has 2 years’ experience in accounts payable and who is also actively pursuing the CPA designation. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills are essential for this role.
Investors Group – Private Wealth Management Associate – (Vancouver, BC)
Investors Group is one of Canada’s premier personal financial services companies, and one of Canada’s largest manager and distributor of investment funds and other managed asset products. As a Private Wealth Management Associate, you will work closely with the practice to service existing clients, help build stronger client relationships and also assisting in the day-to-day operations of the business. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have a strong accounting background and proven experience in working directly with clients to gain knowledge in financial planning, investment and risk management. Investors Group also offers career growth and entrepreneurial opportunities for successful candidates. Knowledge in corporate tax is an asset as you will be the tax expert within the practice.
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