Day In The Life: Liana Lau, Google

Liana Lau, CPA, CA Google, Global Cash Lead Hometown: Vancouver, BC Location: Sunnyvale, California Today we follow a day in the life of Liana Lau, CPA, CA. A native of Vancouver, Liana earned her designation in British Columbia before relocating to San Francisco in 2012, where she became a Senior Accountant at fashion retailer Gap. Read more about Day In The Life: Liana Lau, Google[…]

CPA Profile: Nelson Soh, CPA, CA, Finance Manager, Innovative Fitness

  As an undergraduate student, Nelson was unsure of where his future career would take him and had no idea in the early years that accounting was for him. It was a tough decision to go into accounting for Nelson, but certainly not one that he regrets. The decision was difficult because accountants are stereotyped Read more about CPA Profile: Nelson Soh, CPA, CA, Finance Manager, Innovative Fitness[…]

The Power of the Profile

How the CPABC Campus Access Profile Helped an SFU Student Land a Great Accounting Job     Can an undergrad still working on his or her degree find work through CPABC even before they have entered the CPA program?  In a word, yes. Consider the case of Megha Gautam. When the Simon Fraser University student Read more about The Power of the Profile[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]