Public Practice Recruit Series: Completing your Prerequisites at the CPA Western School of Business

Ready to start becoming a CPA? In order to enroll into the CPA Professional Education program, students are required to complete a suite of 14 academic prerequisites. This ensures that each student is prepared and has the necessary building blocks of knowledge to become a CPA. If you are unsure whether you already have some Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: Completing your Prerequisites at the CPA Western School of Business[…]

The Networking Mindset: Having a Clear Ask

By Jessica Chan, Senior Student Recruitment Officer, CPABC In an era of social media and numbers, it is easy to get caught up on collecting LinkedIn connections. LinkedIn is a wonderful tool to connect people and keep an address book of connections, but the purposing of networking is about creating meaningful and lasting relationships. A Read more about The Networking Mindset: Having a Clear Ask[…]

Jumping in with both feet: Profile on Judy Leung

If you scan Vancouver’s skyline, chances are you’ll spot a building designed by Westbank Corp. – it’s the company behind a number of innovative developments shaping the face of Vancouver, such as TELUS Gardens, the Shangri-La hotel, and looking ahead, Deloitte’s new downtown office. With over $25 billion of real estate projects constructed or currently Read more about Jumping in with both feet: Profile on Judy Leung[…]

My Involvement: Interview with UBC TACS Daniel Li

My name is Daniel Li and I’m currently a 3rd year undergraduate student at the UBC Sauder School of Business. I am pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a specialization in Accounting Co-op. At school, I have been involved with the UBC Tax Assistance Clinic for Students (UBC TACS) for 3 years as a Read more about My Involvement: Interview with UBC TACS Daniel Li[…]

CPA Jobs Spotlight for September 25, 2018

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 Read more about CPA Jobs Spotlight for September 25, 2018[…]

The Networking Mindset: It Starts with Confidence

By Jessica Chan, Senior Student Recruitment Officer, CPABC Whether you are an introvert or extrovert, networking is never easy. You are constantly on high alert and given a short amount of time to make the best impression of yourself to as many people in the room. You may have already put on your best outfit, Read more about The Networking Mindset: It Starts with Confidence[…]

Member Spotlight: Profile on Kelsey Roberts

I am currently a senior accountant working for BDO in Whistler, BC. I work on the small business side, assisting with tax planning and preparation of corporate and personal tax filings. Prior to this role, I worked in audit and assurance at PwC Calgary for four years. I attended the University of Lethbridge where I Read more about Member Spotlight: Profile on Kelsey Roberts[…]

CPA Jobs Spotlight for September 11, 2018

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 Candidates/Students earn their stripes by accumulating experience gained from jobs Read more about CPA Jobs Spotlight for September 11, 2018[…]

Finding a career that matters: Profile on Pamela Lee

“Having the CPA designation truly puts you in a position to take the opportunities that life has to offer,” says Pamela Lee, CPA, CA. For her, this has meant attaining the multifaceted role of a C-suite professional – as chief financial officer (CFO) of Mr. Lube Canada, her responsibilities include overseeing the organization’s strategic planning Read more about Finding a career that matters: Profile on Pamela Lee[…]