Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

May 10, 2011 14:13 ET

GTA Students Finding Out a Future As a CA Has No Limits

Bell's Tony Staffieri Gives Chartered Accounting Career Advice

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - A select group of Greater Toronto Area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits conference being hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario on May 12. Approximately 460 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session, accompanied by approximately 65 teachers. Toronto is hosting one of just four No Limits conferences being held during the 2010-11 school year.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Tony Staffieri, Senior Vice-President, Finance at Bell Canada Enterprises. He'll discuss the importance of the CA designation and its benefits to his career. Tony oversees the financial aspects of Bell's residential, business and wholesale markets. He has over 20 years of financial experience across all facets of finance, including management reporting, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, audit and treasury.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants from Toronto's top businesses together with students most likely to be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits, the students will get the chance to meet CAs and discuss the many opportunities that open up for people who achieve the prestigious CA designation. Participating organizations include major accounting firms, banks, technology firms and more.

Media are invited to attend the No Limits conference and interviews can be arranged with participants.

WHAT:No Limits conference
SPEAKER:Tony Staffieri, Senior Vice-President, Finance, Bell Canada Enterprises
WHEN:Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Mr. Staffieri speaks at 11:00 a.m.
WHO:CAs hosting GTA high school students at business learning session
WHERE:Metro Toronto Convention Centre - South Building, Room 718
222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto

About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 34,000 Chartered Accountants and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Chartered Accountants are the professionals Canada's business leaders trust to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

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