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 organizations but not everybody starts their career as the CEO or President. CPA Candidates/Students 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 are examples of positions currently posted on the CPABC Careers Site to give you a glimpse into what career opportunities await you as a future CPA Candidate/Student!
Hootsuite – Senior Accountant (Vancouver, BC)
Hootsuite is the most widely used social media management platform, with over 15 million customers. The head office in Vancouver is looking for a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for full-cycle accounting, providing guidance to the Corporate Accountants and assisting in facilitation of global reporting requirements. Are you a CPA with 3 years of progressive accounting experience, including experience as an auditor for a public accounting firm? Bonus points if you are experienced in Netsuite, SEC reporting, US GAAP, SOX, and if you’ve worked in a public company and have audit experience from a Big 4 accounting firm!
City of Surrey – Finance Business Manager (Surrey, BC)
The City of Surrey is looking for a CPA with 3 years of experience to join their team and take on the role of reviewing the accounting transactions of the corporate finance section on a monthly basis and of leading the City’s financial year end process as well as providing assistance in optimizing the City’s various financial procedures and documentations. They are looking for someone with exceptional communication and organization skills, a focus on continual improvement, and a positive and practical approach to meeting objectives in order to establish the future direction of their corporate financial processes.
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