CPABC Careers Site
The CPABC Careers Site, careers.bccpa.ca, is the exclusive online career search tool for the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC (CPABC).
The CPABC Careers site matches the staffing needs of employers to the talents and experience of CPABC’s designated members, students and candidates. Employers post career opportunities to the site and all designated members, students, and candidates have access to view and apply to the postings. At the same time, members, students, and candidates can post their profiles and resumés to the CPABC Careers site for employers to view. Visit careers.bccpa.ca to learn more.
Member use of CPA designation and logo
Members in British Columbia may now use the Chartered Professional Accountant designation when tagged with their legacy designation. For example: John Doe, CPA, CA, or John Doe, CPA, CMA, or John Doe, CPA, CGA. At this time, members are asked not to use the CPA logo on their business cards, websites or other materials. Read more detailed information on the Use of the CPA designation.
To assist members in deciding if a seminar is right for them, a course “level” is included in the course description. A “level” is based on the information the seminar will disseminate and an assumed pre-requisite
knowledge of the potential participant.
Introductory – the information in the seminar is basic yet
thorough. The potential participant does not deal with the
topic area on a day-to-day basis, or they may want to ‘refresh’
their knowledge base on the topic. It is assumed the potential
participant has limited knowledge on the topic, such as a new
Intermediate – the information in the seminar builds on the
basic topic and tends to be more issue based. The potential
participant deals with the topic area on a day-to-day basis
and needs to be updated on any changes in the topic area. It
is assumed the potential participant has the basic knowledge
and is familiar with the issues in the topic area.
Advanced – the information in the seminar is in-depth on
a specific area of a topic and tends to be more technically
specialized. The potential participant deals with the topic
area on a day-to-day basis and needs more in-depth
information in a specific issue of the topic area. It is assumed
the participant has solid background knowledge and is very
familiar with the issues in the topic area. They may also
specialize or want to specialize in the area.
General – the information in the seminar is appropriate for all
participants and requires no specific knowledge level or job
function. These are often overview or topical sessions of general
interest or focus on the development of professional skills.