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CMA Student Profile – Lindsay Arnocky

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I am currently part of the finance team at BC Pavilion Corporation. We are a Crown Corporation of the Province of British Columbia, which [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Ruben Ortiz

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I am a Commercial Credit Officer on the Commercial Credit team at BMO Bank of Montreal. The main mandate of my position is to [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Ann Wicks

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I currently work for the Financial Institutions Commission. Our company safeguards confidence and stability in BC’s financial sector by protecting consumers from undue loss [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Vick Bains

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I work for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) in their Security & Disbursement Department (S&D). BDC provides term loans and consulting services [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Nolan Quan

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I carry out the payable transactions involving our various locations and new store builds. My responsibilities also include gift card reconciliations and managing working [...]

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CMA Spotlight: Carolyn Rogers

Walking into the office of the Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM), British Columbia’s financial markets regulator, you expect talk of financial statements and regulation of markets. But you don’t expect to learn that the leader of the organization is a self-professed “huge sports fan,” who closely follows hockey and NFL football, skis, golfs, plays tennis and runs. But that’s how Carolyn [...]

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CA + CMA

Have you spotted the new CA + CMA advertising campaign, introducing the new CPA education program? The advertising campaign is now appearing in newspapers, online, on campus and on transit. Here in British Columbia, the ads are encouraging prospects to visit the new recruitment-focused website bccpa.ca, to learn more about the program and sign up for an information session. Have [...]

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Your Network is Your Net Worth

Our Kwantlen Polytechnic University Campus Rep, Khuong Vu, shares his thoughts on CMA BC’s Create Possibilities Networking Night that took place on November 14, 2012. I have always been impressed with the CMA networking events available for students, and on November 14, I had the pleasure of attending the “Create Possibilities Networking Event.” This event was held at Giovane Café [...]

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Hobbies: Fillers or strategic transferable pieces?

A Guest Blog post by Tanya Behrisch, SFU Co-op Coordinator Why do people put hobbies on their resumes? To fill up white space? To give the impression that they are more than two dimensional beings with boring little  routines outside the practical realms of career, status, love, and health? Or is there intrinsic value in pursuing something over the long [...]

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CPA 101: Admission Requirements, Work Experience and Public Accounting

Over the past few weeks, CMA BC and ICABC have been on campuses across the province, attending career fairs and providing information to students about our move to the CPA Certification Program. Here are some of the frequently asked questions we’re hearing from students (and if you missed them, catch up on our previous posts on the CPA): What are [...]

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