4th Annual Langara Accounting Case Competition

Hello everyone,

The Langara Accounting Faculty and the Langara Accounting Club would like to invite you to participate in the Langara Accounting Case Competition! This is a great experiential learning opportunity where you will use the technical accounting skills you have learned in the classroom and apply them to real-life business scenarios. Develop your skills, think strategically and have some fun!

Students will compete in teams of two for this internal case competition. Each team will be judged and ranked based on the team’s video submissions. The top students will be invited to represent Langara College in the CPA BC Case Competition in early 2022 and will receive coaching from Langara’s Accounting faculty.

Previously, Langara’s teams have placed as follows in the CPA BC Case Competition:

  • 2018- Top 8- MACK Consulting 
  • 2019- 3rd Place – MACK Consulting
  • 2020- 3rd Place- BCS Consulting

Eligibility

The competition is open to all Langara accounting students that have taken (or are currently taking) a minimum of one of the following:

  • FMGT 1115
  • FMGT 1116/4816
  • FMGT 2293/4800

The competition is open to PDD Accounting students as well, so long as they meet the minimum requirements above. Students from ALL years are encouraged to apply! 


Divisions

Students taking 1000/2000 level FMGT courses will be considered Junior Division. Those taking 3000/4000 level FMGT courses will be considered Senior Division. If any team member is considered to be Senior Division, the entire team must register as Senior Division.

There is a limit of eight teams per division. Register early! 


Workshops

Two free workshops will be provided to get you ready for the case competition. The workshop dates are:

Case Writing Workshop- Wednesday October 27th (via Zoom) 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Creativity in Competition Workshop- Wednesday November 3rd 6:30pm to 8:30pm (via Zoom)

The workshops are not mandatory however they are strongly recommended.

Registration deadline

Your team must register for the case competition before being able to attend the workshop. The registration deadline is: Wednesday October 20th 11:59pm 

Sign-up Here

Competition dates

The case competition will begin Wednesday November 10th 8:30am and go till Saturday November 13th 11:59pm (submission deadline). Judging will commence during the period of Sunday November 14th until results are released Monday November 22, 2021.

Cheers,

LAC

KPMG Interview Prep event

Hi everyone,

KPMG is hosting an interview prep event.

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm PST

Location: ZOOM, link to be provided

Space is limited KPMG registration link

As well a reminder, the Greater Vancouver Area 2022 job opportunities are currently open. Students are able to submit their application to ONE posting before the September 10th, 11:59 AM PST deadline!

KPMG Student careers page

If you have any questions please email us at langaraaccountingclub@gmail.com

Warm regards,

Langara Accounting Club Executives

Recruitment events

Event #1

Connect with Crowe: West Coast Offices

August 25

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. PST

Are you an accounting student searching for an opportunity in Vancouver or Surrey?

Register for Crowe MacKay’s upcoming recruitment event to learn more about what you can expect as a Crowe student including work experience, mentorship, and their top-tier CFE training.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet their partners, professionals, and current students and ask your questions. They can’t wait to meet you!

Register here

Event #2

Go Crowe: Meet the Firm

September 16

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. PST

Are you an accounting student interested in an opportunity at Crowe MacKay?

Register for their upcoming virtual information session. Learn about Crowe’s one-of-a-kind culture that is committed to investing in your professional growth and wellbeing, as well as what to expect when pursuing your CPA and their top-tier articling program that sets students up for success on the CFE.

Don’t miss this opportunity to ask your questions to their CEO, partners, professionals and successful CFE writers. They can’t wait to meet you!

Register here

Student Opportunities

Crowe MacKay’s Vancouver and Surrey office are hiring for the following positions:

  • Full-time Articling Student (Immediate Opening)
  • 4-8 Full-time Articling Students (January or September 2022 start)
  • 2-4 Co-op Students (January to April 2022)

Crowe MacKay’s one-of-a-kind culture is committed to investing in their students professional growth and wellbeing and offers a top-tier articling program that sets students up for success on the CFE.

Deadline to apply is August 31 at 5:00 p.m.

Crowe career page

If you have any questions please email us at langaraaccountingclub@gmail.com

Warm regards,

Langara accounting club executives