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[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: LinkedIn Tips for Accounting Students

By Stephanie Snowden, Student Recruitment Officer CPABC It is never too early for university students to create a LinkedIn Profile. As an accounting student in particular, it is critical for you to have a polished online presence if you intend to do co-op terms or go through the public practice recruitment process. Below are some Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: LinkedIn Tips for Accounting Students[…]

CPABC Monthly Round-up: September

Hope you had a great Summer! Join us for exciting events this September and particiapte in a variety of networking, panel and speaking engagements.  Meet with CPA employers, members and staff at an upcoming event near you. Register now to reserve your spot. September 11: CPABC Firms & Industry Networking Night 2018 | This event in Kelowna provides students Read more about CPABC Monthly Round-up: September[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: Top 10 Mistakes Made During Fall Recruit

By Stephanie Snowden, Student Recruitment Officer CPABC Fall recruit can be stressful for most university students. To make your experience more impactful, here are some things to not do during the recruitment process. Not attending networking sessions Attending networking events can be difficult with a full academic schedule. However, making connections is a key component Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: Top 10 Mistakes Made During Fall Recruit[…]

CPA Jobs Spotlight for August 28, 2018

CPA Jobs Spotlight for August 28, 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 Read more about CPA Jobs Spotlight for August 28, 2018[…]

CPA Jobs Spotlight for August 14, 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 August 14, 2018[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: 2018 FAQ

Fall Recruit is around the corner! Looking for a job with a CPA firm? Read the important points below to make sure you’re ready. If I want to work for a public practice firm, when should I go through the recruit process? Many firms do their hiring about one year in advance. So, if you Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: 2018 FAQ[…]

CPA Weekly Jobs Spotlight for August 7, 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 Weekly Jobs Spotlight for August 7, 2018[…]