What makes Meet The Firms Week so special is that it coaches and inspires the next generation to understand their options, take ownership of their career, and to take advantage of the fact that there’s never been a better time to be an accounting student.
PENSACOLA, Fla (PRWEB) September 15, 2016
Accountingfly, the accounting profession’s online career community, announced they will host the 8th Meet The Firms Week from Oct. 3-7. The online event connects accounting students with top graduate programs and accounting firms across the country, and shares valuable insight into a career in accounting. A webinar series led by top influencers and leaders in the profession will be held at 11:00am ET daily.
“Talent is the number one issue facing the accounting community, and it affects the Big 4, regional firms, and industry,” said Jeff Phillips, CEO of Accountingfly. “What makes Meet The Firms Week so special is that it coaches and inspires the next generation to understand their options, take ownership of their career, and to take advantage of the fact that there’s never been a better time to be an accounting student. The industry needs leaders, and Meet The Firms Week helps to train those leaders. We expect thousands of students and recent grads to join this online event where they will be provided with the inspiration and insight to pursue a remarkable career in this noble profession.”
New to the event this year is a virtual school fair, where students can learn about graduate degrees and chat online with representatives from partner schools. The school fair will take place Thursday afternoon from 1:00-3:00pm ET.
Registration is now open for all students and there is no cost to participate. Participants can sign up for the entire webinar series with a simple registration and attend only the sessions that interest them. Students and recent graduates may also apply to hundreds of accounting internship and entry-level positions on accountingfly.com.
The event is sponsored by partners Xero, Gleim CPA Review and Going Concern.
Students can register at meetthefirmsweek.com.
Accountingfly is the accounting profession’s online career community. Employers use Accountingfly to streamline the recruitment and hiring process of interns, early career and experienced accountants. Candidates create profiles to search for and apply to jobs, and have the option of making their profile private or visible to recruiters. Along the way, Accountingfly provides support and resources to accountants help ensure a successful career.