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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]