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TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2010 — The Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) is a proud gold sponsor of the 2010 Ontario College Information Fair. The Association believes in reaching out to secondary school students to inform them about accounting and finance career choices, to help them build careers that they can count.
When – Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Where – Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princess Blvd. Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3
Booth numbers – 100 and 101
On-site PIN and WIN Contest – CGA Ontario will be holding a PIN and WIN contest during the fair. Entrants can participate in the contest by signing into the www.seeyourway.org website and entering their pin number for a chance to win one of nine $80 Best Buy gift cards.
What is a CGA? Certified general accountants are highly respected members of today’s business world. By providing invaluable advice on efficiency, productivity, financial risk management and more, CGAs identify opportunities and yield sustainable growth. CGAs are the CFOs you admire, the well-paid analysts at reputable firms and the COOs at the cutting edge companies you’ve been reading up on.
Why pursue a career and life as a Certified General Accountant (CGA)? There are lots of reasons why CGAs are excited about their careers, and why it could be a great choice for you. Becoming a CGA puts you on the fast track to earning big, whether you work for a company or as your own boss. It gives you the skills and freedom to find a rewarding job at any organization, anywhere in the world. All that, and you get the flexibility to build the schedule you’ve always dreamed of, so you can make time for the things that matter most.
A career you can count on – 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, drawing on their broad learning and individual strengths to facilitate problem solving and provide leadership across industries and within changing business realities. The CGA designation tells an employer that a prospect is well
equipped to add value to the organization no matter what the future brings.
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 members and students in the province of Ontario. Certified general accountants (CGAs) are committed to meeting the needs of their businesses and organizations with strategic insight, leadership and demonstrated abilities. In Ontario, there are more than 20,000 CGAs and approximately 8,000 students working towards their designation.
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For more information contact:
Amy Mulhern, Manager of Public Relations, CGA Ontario
Telephone: 416-544-4781 / 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311 / Mobile: 416-606-5860