The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

September 18, 2014 13:58 ET

CPA Ontario Welcomes Students to 2014 Ontario Universities' Fair

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 18, 2014) - The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) is proud to be the platinum sponsor of the 2014 Ontario Universities' Fair.

"We consider the Ontario Universities' Fair a prime opportunity for CPA Ontario to reach out and connect with high school students who may be considering a career in accounting and finance," said Brian Leader, vice president of learning with CPA Ontario. "We want to demonstrate how a career path as a CPA brings opportunity that goes beyond the numbers. Achieving the CPA designation can provide careers offering flexibility and financial reward across all industries, including public accounting, finance, industry, the public sector, not-for-profits and academe."

Explore a career as a CPA Pro - Students are encouraged to stop by the CPA Ontario booth to learn about the CPA designation, 'suit up' for the Pro team, pick-up a set of pro cards and share in some fun swag.

Who should attend? High school students, prospective university students, teachers and guidance counsellors, family and friends
When: Sept. 19 - 21, 2014 / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
Booth location: Booth #27 (front entrance)
Presentations: Location, room 809 / 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. with an extra presentation on Sat. Sept. 20 at 2 p.m.

Quick Facts:

Who are CPAs? Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) are Canada's trusted business leaders. They are highly valued for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. Becoming a CPA means a commitment to excellence and high professional standards, and is your key to a highly successful career.

Why become a chartered professional accountant? Whether you are earning a post-secondary degree, currently work place or an internationally educated professional, the CPA offers different paths to earning your designation. CPAs are in high demand in every industry, which means students can connect their work to their passions.

Becoming a CPA means:

  • building the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in business
  • expanding your network
  • opening doors to exciting new career opportunities, across the country and around the world - ranking among Canada's top strategic and financial decision makers.

About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 80,000 CPAs and approximately 20,000 CPA students. CPA Ontario serves the public interest by developing, monitoring and enforcing the highest standards of professional competence and ethical conduct. Chartered professional accountants are valued by organizations for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. For information on the profession, visit www.cpaontario.ca. To become a CPA in Ontario, visit www.gocpaontario.ca.

Contact Information

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
    Perry Jensen
    416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 271
    pjensen@cpaontario.ca

    Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
    Amy Mulhern
    416-322-6520 or 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311
    amulhern@cga-ontario.org