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 Read more about Robert Meggy, CPA, CMA, Takes New Jaguar F-Type for a Spin[…]

Tips for New Hires

Starting a new job—even if you’ve just landed your dream job—can be a source of great anxiety.  In fact, the first days on the job can be the most challenging for new hires. It can be overwhelming to set foot into a new office where you have to not only learn the responsibilities of the Read more about Tips for New Hires[…]

Call Me Maybe. 3 Quick Tips To Make Sure Your Calls Are Returned.

An HR manager from one of our CPA Career Connect employment partners gave us a call saying she had received a voice message from a student she met at a networking event. She could not make out the student’s name or phone number so she asked that I listen to the message to see if Read more about Call Me Maybe. 3 Quick Tips To Make Sure Your Calls Are Returned.[…]

Mentorship Plays a Role in the Development of Every CPA

To assist future CPAs acquire the competencies expected of a professional accountant, mentorship is now a CPA practical experience requirement. CPA students and candidates who start employment and register with their provincial CPA body after September 2014 will be required to have a mentor. CPA students/candidates will meet with their mentor at least twice a Read more about Mentorship Plays a Role in the Development of Every CPA[…]

Be Audit You Can Be

“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.” – Robert Frost The folks at businessinsider.com decided that it would be fun to celebrate accountants by posting 25 of the funniest accounting jokes they could find on the web.  Here are some of our favourites. Welcome to the accounting department, where everybody counts. It’s accrual Read more about Be Audit You Can Be[…]

The Co-op Advantage

Post-secondary students often ask us whether co-op education is a good complement to their business education and whether it is worth extending their stay at post-secondary to take on a co-op program. While each student’s situation is unique, there are considerable benefits to co-op education. Here are a few thoughts from our own experience: First, Read more about The Co-op Advantage[…]

Life as a CPA Student: Sina Larijani

goCPAbc: Tell us about yourself? Name: Sina Ardeshir Larijani Post-Secondary School & Degree: SFU Bachelor of Business Administration- Finance & Accounting Accounting Focus: Private Accounting, Project Accounting   goCPAbc: What do you aspire to do with your accounting designation? Is there a specific company you dream to work for/specific industry you would love to work Read more about Life as a CPA Student: Sina Larijani[…]

TED talks Accounting

The wildly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference is being held in Vancouver this week, March 17-21, celebrating its 30th year delivering inspired talks addressing a wide range of ideas and topics, from science to business to global issues. TED was launched in 1984, and as many as 1,600 TED talks videos are available online. Read more about TED talks Accounting[…]

Employer Spotlight: Ledcor Group

Ledcor Group corporate team photo from the Inside Ride (Supporting Kids with Cancer Society). CPABC’s employment partner The Ledcor Group recently took some time to answer our questions so that you can get to know their company a little bit better. Ledcor is an extremely diversified construction company working in communication networks, forestry, infrastructure, mining, Read more about Employer Spotlight: Ledcor Group[…]

CPAs Gone Global: Gloria Ching

We recently chatted with Gloria Ching, CPA, CGA to learn more about her experiences working internationally. Read on to learn how Gloria’s designation prepared her for her career at Disneyland Hong Kong and Forever21 in Los Angeles, USA.   goCPAbc:  Tell us about yourself? Name and job title: Gloria Ching, Senior Accountant Designation: CPA, CGA Read more about CPAs Gone Global: Gloria Ching[…]