CGA Ontario's See Your Way website:
TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2010 — The Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 2010 Ontario University Fair, Toronto. The Association is reaching out to high school students who are considering a career in accounting and finance to define how they can see their way to a fulfilling career as a certified general accountant, one that includes a choice of public accounting or auditing.
When – September 24 - 26, 2010
Where – Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
Booth location – #15 (staffed by CGAs and CGA Ontario representatives)
Presentations – CGA Ontario will be presenting on the benefits of becoming a certified general accountant at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day of the show in a separate breakout room in the M.T.C.C.
Who should attend? Education and career media, high school students, teachers, guidance counsellors, family and friends
PIN & WIN contest
Students have a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize during the show or a $80 Best Buy gift card, to be awarded every hour on-site during the show, by visiting the micro site www.seeyourway.org.
See your way to becoming a certified general accountant (CGA) CGAs are accounting and finance professionals with a difference. Diverse and highly skilled, they have achieved a respected designation through rigorous academic training and intense real-world experience. They’re trained to look beyond the numbers. The CGA designation tells an employer that a prospect is well equipped to add value to the organization no matter what the future brings.
Becoming a certified general accountant benefits you at any stage of your career, equipping you with the tools essential for success. Recognized for its commitment to quality, integrity and thorough skills development, the CGA program of professional studies has proven to meet the highest standards in leading-edge financial management competencies, integrated computer technologies and independent learning.
High earning potential – CGAs rank among the top five per cent of income earners in Canada
As a student in the CGA program you can earn while you learn
International opportunities – CGAs work in over 80 different countries.
Connecting passion and profession – CGAs have the ability to work in every industry whether that’s sports, politics, music, finance, risk management, manufacturing, retail, etc.
CGA Ontario is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to the CGA designation and controls the professional standards, conduct and discipline of its 20,000 certified general accountants (CGAs) and 8,000 students in the CGA program of professional studies in the province of Ontario.
www.cga-ontario.org / www.cga-domore.org / www.facebook.com/cga
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For more information, please contact:
Amy Mulhern, Manager, Public Relation, CGA Ontario
Phone: 416-544-4781 or 1-800-668-1454, ext. 8311