The Value of CPA – Expert Advice on Landing an Interview

Crafting resumes, cover letters and networking can be challenging for job seekers. Come and network with recruiters and learn tips and tricks from these experts on how to get your dream job. There will also be an interactive workshop with CPABC’s Talent Development Officer on effective resume and cover letter writing to help secure interviews. You don’t want to miss this valuable, in-person event! 

Refreshments will be provided.

Limited space available.

  • Audience: Those interested in becoming a CPA
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration Deadline: June 21, 2024
  • Dress Code: Casual or business casual

CPAs are welcome to attend, but note that this event does not qualify for CPD.

Panelists

Genevieve MillerGenevieve Miller
Director of Recruitment and Client Relations
Swim Recruiting

Genevieve has specialized in accounting & finance recruitment since 2006. Genevieve joined Swim Recruiting back in 2008 and she is the firm’s Director of Recruitment and Client Relations leading a team of 12. She partners with Vancouver-based companies of all sizes and in pretty much all industries to help them hire top-notch talent for their finance teams. Genevieve has an Arts Degree in English Lit from UBC and never actually trained in accounting…. but her mother was a Partner at a mid-size CPA firm so she’s been hearing accounting talk her whole life. Genevieve keeps herself busy with traveling (last trip was Nashville), reading (currently “Grit” by Duckworth), going to local theatre (Arts Club, Bard, TUTS, etc.), and being a “Green Monster” who encourages reducing and reusing whenever she can.
 

RohanRohan Sambandam, CPA, CMA
Managing Director
Simply Recruiting Inc.

A highly motivated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) with over twenty years of experience in Recruitment, Accounting, and Finance, supplemented by proven leadership and people management skills.

As Managing Director of Simply Recruiting, this individual is committed to providing the best possible service to candidates and clients.

They pride themselves on being humble, honest, and approachable. With a strong passion for building long-term relationships, their goal is to simplify the recruitment process so that clients can focus on their core business.

The mission at Simply Recruiting is to connect the right talent in Finance, Accounting, IT, Human Resources, and Administration across the Lower Mainland. 

Ensuring an exceptional experience is pivotal to the company's continued success in building ongoing relationships.
 

VladislavVladislav (Vlad) Gavrilov
Human Capital Consultant
Randstad Canada

Vlad is a Human Capital Consultant at Randstad - specializing in permanent finance and accounting roles across Greater Vancouver. Vlad is passionate about building long standing connections with the talent and finding next "dream jobs" for the individuals he works with! 

Apart from his daily work in the finance and accounting field, Vlad is actively involved in volunteerism in his community and sits on the Board of Directors for many community business, university and entrepreneurship organizations across Greater Vancouver.
 

Workshop Facilitator

JinnyJinny Sim
Talent Development Officer
CPABC

As the Talent Development Officer at CPABC, Jinny dedicates her efforts to enhancing CPA Candidates' career readiness through a curated selection of resources including webinars, events, and newsletters. With experience across positions at UBC, SFU, and STEMCELL Technologies, Jinny has consistently championed the career development of students embarking on paths in science, engineering, and business. She received her Bachelor of Science from UBC and is currently an MBA Candidate at SFU Beedie School of Business.

Event Info

Event Details

Date Date
Jun 25, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue Venue
CPABC Office
800-555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Audience
All