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Accounting Employer Showcase, Sept. 19, 11am to 5:30pm in Coggin, and Sept. 20, Noon-2pm in the Student Union Ballrooms

Events & Session Info: Accounting Showcase

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Accounting Employer Showcase Schedule Schedule 
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September 19th | Thursday | Employer Break-Out Sessions

Ernst & Young: The Future of Business

11:00-11:50am, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2105


How we work business is constantly evolving and innovation is disrupting our working world. The Future of Business requires a different mindset: more fluency in technology, leading-edge analytic capabilities and the capacity to drive innovation. The skills of tomorrow are what we need now to provide high-quality client service and build a better working world. Learn more from EY professionals about how AI, robotics and automation are changing the future of how we work. Fulltime and internship opportunities will also be discussed.


Pivot CPAs: Beginning Your Professional Journey - Basic Toolkit

11:00-11:50am, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2115


Do you know what it takes to succeed in the workforce? How can your skill set propel you into a successful and rewarding career? Your education has given you the skills necessary to prepare for you professional career, come join us to get real life perspective from experienced individuals and know what core competencies are essential to be successful in your chosen career path. At Pivot, we take pride in finding talent in uncommon places (i.e.: traditional, non traditional, military, etc.) Pivot CPAs is one of the largest locally owned firms and is a member of the BDO Alliance. We are currently hiring for internships, part time and full-time positions.


BDO: Audit Vs. Tax

Noon-12:50pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2105


Ever wonder what the day in the life is like for audit vs tax? What busy season is really like? Or is it possible to work and study for the CPA exam? BDO wants to provide you with the opportunity to hear what it's like to be exceptional every day and in every way at BDO by letting associates from both audit and tax share their daily schedules. BDO also wants to provide you with the opportunity to ask fellow UNF alumni from BDO anything by hosting an open roundtable discussion for the second half of the session.


Enterprise Holdings: Using Your Accounting Degree to the Fullest

Noon-12:50pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2115


Some spend millions of hours just crunching numbers, but what else is out there? Curious how to put your accounting or finance degree to work to elevate the performance of a business with other options outside the office cubical? Enterprise Holdings, a family owned, privately held, multi-billion dollar company is the industry leader in automobile rentals. If you are looking for a fulfilling career outside the average accounting number crunching 9-5 job, come hear from an Enterprise Accounting Manager and how these career paths can be rewarding. Fulltime and internship opportunities will also be discussed for those interested.


Ennis Pellum & Associates: Excelling with Excel

Noon-12:50pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2108


Did you master Excel in your CGS 1100 course? Familiar with how accounting pros quickly navigate this tool to find success on the job? Join us for an Excel based discussion while reviewing the importance of acquiring skillsets in key areas of Excel. Topics will include tips and hints to increase efficiency, ideas to solve challenges in workbooks, and an introduction to key formulas and pivot tables to improve data analysis. Excel has more power than accountants generally use it for. Come explore best practices to incorporate into your work to save time and prepare better data. Career opportunities also discussed.


KPMG: Myths in Accounting

1:00-1:50pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2105


Accountants are often stereotyped as boring, tax-expert introverts who sit behind a calculator all day crunching away at numbers. However, these stereotypes do not accurately reflect the reality of what it's like to be an accountant. Come to KPMG Accounting Expo session and discover what a day in the life truly looks like for an accountant. KPMG is looking forward to dispelling all of the common accounting myths out there and getting you excited about all fun and exciting things to look forward to in a career in accounting.


RSM: Topic TBD

1:00-1:50pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2115


Session Description Coming Soon…


Dixon Hughes Goodman: Accounting Interviews 101

4:30-5:30pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2105


Fall recruitment can be a whirlwind, and there is one thing on your mind-landing that perfect job or internship. Do you want the inside scoop on how to ace an accounting interview? Dixon Hughes Goodman is here to help! DHG is a regional public accounting firm known for its mission statement of putting people first. Come join us as we expose the ins and outs of the campus interviewing process and how you can make yourself stand out and showcase your personality.


Grant Thornton: Accounting Recruitment Process

4:30-5:30pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2115


Are you an accounting major wondering how to land an internship or full time job? Thankfully, the accounting recruitment process is very structured to help you interact with multiple firms and find where you want to start your career. Grant Thornton will be explaining the recruitment process for accounting majors which will help students gain a better understanding of how the recruitment process differs from other majors and how to stand out as a candidate. Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax, and advisory firms. We have both audit and tax internship and full time opportunities available. Join us for a unique session to discover what going through the recruitment process as an accounting major really entails.


Macquarie: Advanced Networking 101 & Interviewing

4:30-5:30pm, Coggin Bld #42 Room 2108


How do I make a memorable first impression? How do I show that I am capable of doing the job? Are these questions that you tend to ask yourself when preparing for an interview or networking session? Join us to get all of your questions answered! We will have a team on campus who will be sharing their personal experiences while also providing helpful tips and tricks to navigate through the recruitment process.


September 20th | Friday | Employer Tabling Showcase

Accounting Employer Showcase

Noon-2pm, UNF Student Union Ballroom


With 20+ accounting related employers attending this tabling event attending students interested in pursuing careers in accounting will have the opportunity to network with employers for both internships and full-time opportunities in a variety of accounting based areas.


Attending companies are found on the Pre-Coggin Career Week Accounting Employer Showcase website AND within Handshake: