News & Events
Update on CPA Fall Recruit
Previously, Fall Recruit activities included a calendar of key dates, and networking events where CPA firms met with post-secondary students interested in pursuing a career in public practice. After considerable stakeholder discussion, an open and flexible recruitment schedule will be observed for 2017. Currently, the national firms that have announced application deadlines in June are:
Deloitte (Audit/Assurance) - June 11th, 2017. Job posting can be viewed here.
BDO - June 13th, 2017. Job postings can be viewed here.
KPMG - June 14th, 2017. Job postings can be viewed here.
PwC (Audit/Assurance) - June 15th, 2017. Job postings can be viewed here.
MNP - Postings are live and MNP will be recruiting until all positions are filled. Job postings can be viewed here.
Deloitte - The Vancouver office is currently hiring for the Tax, Risk, and Financial Advisory service lines. No deadline yet, but apply early! Job posting can be viewed here.
DMCL - The Tri-cities location is currently hiring for Fall 2017 starts. Application deadline: June 30, 2017. Job postings can be viewed here.
Please keep in mind that other midsize and small firms may also have early deadlines - make sure to check the application dates for any firms that you're interested in.
For additional information, click here or refer to our CPA Recruit page.
CPA Fall Recruit Mailing List
Do you want to secure a job in the accounting field before graduating? CPA Recruit is one of the best ways to do so!
CPA recruit is a process where public practice firms come out to events to meet and recruit students to join their firm. It is very competitive but the ASK is here to support you through it all. We will be hosting workshops to enhance your networking and personal branding skills as well as networking events with representatives from firms. You will have the opportunity to extensively meet with firms throughout the CPA Recruit!
If you want to go through 2017 CPA Recruit, you must sign up to be on the exclusive email list! We will no longer be sending out emails regarding CPA recruit events to you unless you are signed up at the link below.
Make sure to sign up, and we look forward to seeing you out at the events!
SIGN UP HERE!
Walk For ALS In Surrey
Every year the ALS Society relies on their annual Walk for ALS to raise funds in support of patient services and programs, as well as research for a cure. This event makes a significant impact in the lives of many local families struggling with ALS.
To make it possible, the ALS Society relies on many volunteers. If you would like to support this great cause and give back to the community (while building your resume!), please sign up below.
When: Saturday, June 17th
Where: Bear Creek Park, 13750 - 88 Avenue, Surrey BC
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Click here to sign up
*Please note, as this is a volunteer event, outside not for profits are relying on us to respect commitments made for the success of the event. Therefore it is of the utmost importance that you review your schedule and only sign up if you are positive you can honour your commitment.
CPABC CareerConnect Employer Showcase
CPABC's CareerConnect Employer Showcase is an opportunity to connect with organizations that provide effective working and training environments for CPAs and future CPAs. If you are interested in expanding your network and meeting employer representatives from government, public practice, and industry, the CPABC CareerConnect Employer Showcase is for you.
Other services that will also be provided at the event are:
Date: June 21, 2017
Location: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5
For more information and to sign up for the event, click here.
*The timing and availability of some exhibits may be limited.
KPMG will be hosting a short information session for students who want to know more about KPMG as a firm, specifically for those wishing to gain employment at a public practice accounting firm upon graduation or for a co-op position. The presentation will cover a variety of topics including:
When: Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dress: Business professional
Where: KPU Surrey Campus, Conference Centre (Cedar 1205A)
Click here to register.
Branding Workshop 2017
Our first event for the CPA recruit season is here! We want to prepare you the best we can, so we will be hosting a personal branding workshop. Your brand, or how you represent yourself, is what is going to set you apart from everyone who has an identical degree to yours! Whether you are a first year student, a student going through recruit or a fourth year student finishing your degree, this workshop is will benefit you.
We will have an alumni panel featuring representatives from the Big 4 and mid-sized firms to answer all your CPA recruit related questions, a workshop to help you find your personal brand, and there will also be a photo booth to take your very own professional photos for your LinkedIn!
When: Friday, June 30th
Time: 11:00 am
Dress: Business Professional
Be sure to sign up as soon as possible! Sign up here.
Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration.
Ice Cream Social
Our 5th annual Ice Cream Social is coming! This will be the best event to meet representatives from numerous firms (listed below) in a casual setting. It is CRUCIAL that you attend this event if you want to go through CPA recruit as this is the best opportunity to meet representatives from many firms. This event will give you the opportunity to extensively network with:
Be sure to sign up as soon as possible! Sign up here.
It's never been easier to become an active member of the ASK!