This. Is. Big. The moment we’ve all been waiting for is almost here: the first round of 2017 CPA Exam scores are expected to be released this week. It’s been several years since we first heard about the CPA Exam’s major overhaul. All the buzz it stirred among the accounting community lasted until its actual launch in April of this year.
The Intuit 2017 Firm of the Future search that launched in July and ends August 13th is seeking accounting or tax firms “…who best embrace technological innovations in their practice to become future-ready.” The contest is open to full-service firms, bookkeepers, and tax professionals in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States who are eligible to win over $1000,000 in prizes and a possible all-expense paid trip to Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect conference, November 15-17, in San Jose, California. But how do accounting and tax firms define if they’re future-ready or not?
Are you currently attending a community college to study accounting and are wondering what the best game plan is to start your career? Maybe you received a bachelor’s degree in a subject other than accounting and now you’re looking to start over by majoring in accounting as a second degree. Either way, you’re trying to figure out the best steps to getting started in the accounting industry by taking courses at a community college.
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Casey Jo Chapman serves as Protiviti’s North American Campus Recruiting Lead and is a professional partner of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). Learn more about her role as the 2017-2018 BAP Professional Partner Chair Elect and how Protiviti is working with student members of BAP to further help them excel in their educational and career endeavors.
Every year, the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting dedicates one day to community service, also known as Community Service Day. Blane Ruschak, Executive Director of Campus Recruiting at KPMG, tells us how the firm has come to sponsor this event and why they have been focusing on the theme of literacy for the past few years.
Every year, Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) prides itself in providing great keynote speakers to present at the Annual Meeting, many of whom inspire growth and leadership development in both the scholastic and professional space. This year, we’re honored to have been able to speak with one of BAP’s keynote speakers, Dr. Jacob Soll—Professor of History & Accounting at USC.
The 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, hosted in San Diego, California, August 5th - 9th, is themed around Imagining the Future of accounting. The AAA President, David Burgstahler, describes the annual meeting theme as a means to, “…explore the various ways we can shape the future of accounting…” and that the AAA organization, “…must respond to the challenges of our ever-changing environment.”
The 2017 Beta Alpha Psi Annual (BAP) Meeting, August 3rd through 5th in Anaheim, California, opens around the theme of, “The Best is Yet to Be.” With so much discussion about the future of the accounting profession, we wanted to sit down with Samantha Simunyu, Marketing Manager - BAP, to find out how Beta Alpha Psi is a playing a larger role in helping to shape the future of accounting for students.
Jodi Ryan is the Director of Student and Academic Relations at the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), which is a professional partner of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). Learn more about why the IMA partners with BAP and how they’re working together to ensure that accounting students learn everything they need to know to make an informed decision about their future careers in accounting.