Events & Session Info: Accounting Showcase
|Accounting Career Expo
|Accounting Employer Showcase Schedule
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
September 20th | Friday | Employer Tabling 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
companies are found on the Pre-Coggin Career Week Accounting Employer Showcase
website AND within Handshake: