Are you curious about what CPAs actually do? If yes, join this short 30-minute conversation and listen to a real-life CPA and learn about what accountants do and where they work. You will then have an opportunity to ask your own questions about a career in accounting.
Amanda Collinge, CPA, CGA
Senior Manager, Operations Performance and Rapid Response Team
Western Co-Chair, National Inclusion Council
Raymond James Ltd.
When talking about career options for CPAs, Amanda Collinge has had many paths! She has navigated through diverse roles with confidence, direction and poise. Her first career was in radio broadcasting before making the switch to accounting and finance, and has since performed a multitude of roles including controller, financial analyst on international projects, project manager, and is a proud CPA working as the Senior Manager of Operations Performance at Raymond James Ltd. She reports directly to the SVP of Operations and heads up a department with the mandate to make Canadian operations more effective and efficient through strategic change and innovation. When she’s not in the office, Amanda teaches, choreographs and dances professionally, mentors other high-potential females, manages her own real estate investments, is a board member of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (West), and is an avid volunteer in the community.