Become a CPA

Choosing a career path that will work in any climate.

CPABC Case Competition – Event Recap

CPABC’s annual Business Case Competition showcases the talent and business acumen of post-secondary students throughout British Columbia by challenging students to apply their skills to business case analyses. This year, approximately 30 post-secondary teams competed in the first round of the competition. Teams were given a 72-hour window in which to resolve a business case Read more about CPABC Case Competition – Event Recap[…]

Employer Spotlight: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

CPABC CareerConnect employer partner, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, is a world leader in asset management and disposition. Ritchie Bros. is headquartered in Burnaby, BC and has 110 locations in 25 countries and 44 auction sites worldwide. Ritchie Bros. sells billions of dollars of heavy equipment each year. They are trusted worldwide because they make buying and Read more about Employer Spotlight: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers[…]

Employer Spotlight: ACL

CPABC’s CareerConnect Employer Partner, ACL; delivers technology solutions to transform audit and risk management in order to give organizations unprecedented control over their businesses. ACL has a global presence with offices in London, Singapore, and Vancouver. Their 275+ employees live by their core values of Disruptive Innovation, Authenticity, and Customer Intensity. We had a chance Read more about Employer Spotlight: ACL[…]

Employer Spotlight: Omicron

  Established in 1998, Omicron has become one of the largest integrated development services, design and construction firms in Western Canada. They are a Platinum Club Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program – a program that recognizes companies that implement world class business practices and create value in innovative ways. Their head office is Read more about Employer Spotlight: Omicron[…]

Employer Spotlight: Loren Nancke & Company

Loren Nancke & Company (LNCo) is a full service accounting firm serving individuals and businesses in B.C. With a history and tradition of service that spans over 25 years LNCo recently opened their doors to accounting students from post-secondary schools across the lower mainland to give them an inside look at their firm and to Read more about Employer Spotlight: Loren Nancke & Company[…]

Show Me the Money: Financing Your Education with Scholarships & Awards

No matter how you slice it, post-secondary education comes with a steep price tag. Costs include tuition, books, course materials, as well as overall living expenses, and they are all likely to rise. According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Statistics Canada, the cost of tuition and compulsory fees for full-time undergrads in Read more about Show Me the Money: Financing Your Education with Scholarships & Awards[…]

A Recruiter Speaks: Tips for Winning Interviews

So, you’ve made it through the networking events and have been invited to an interview – congratulations! Wondering how to prepare and what to expect? Jenna Imai, Manager of Talent Attraction at KPMG Vancouver has some insider tips for you. During your preparations, put yourself in the shoes of the interviewer “Think about what you Read more about A Recruiter Speaks: Tips for Winning Interviews[…]

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[…]

CPABC is now official

On June 24, The Chartered Professional Accountants Act was brought into force, legally establishing the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) and officially amalgamating the Certified General Accountants of British Columbia, the Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC. The legacy bodies ceased to exist immediately Read more about CPABC is now official[…]