Accounting Opportunities: 10/17/22


FORVIS Field Trip and Lunch (Accounting Club)

Sign up now for Fri Nov 4 at Noon

FORVIS (formerly BKD) is a national accounting firm with a brand new office in Little Rock. UCA Accounting Majors have been invited on a field trip to see the new offices and hear about opportunities at FORVIS. Space is limited, so sign up ASAP using the link below. If interest exceeds capacity, preference will be given to (1) juniors, seniors, and MAcc students still seeking employment; then (2) freshmen and sophomores.

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Fear the Strike Bowling Tournament (Accounting Club)

Sign up now for Bowling on Mon Nov 7 at 5:30p

Calling all accounting majors:  Join us for Fear the Strike.  This is an opportunity for you to meet other accounting majors, faculty, and accounting professionals from multiple firms. As an added bonus, the team with the highest score will win $1000 for a charity!  Space is limited so sign up today. The following firms are bowling with us: Landmark • Garland and Greenwood • FORVIS • HCJ • HoganTaylor • Frost • EY • and 1-2 more to come.

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***See attached flyer about $200 Gift Card Give-Away; $25 gift card to one person present at this meeting.

Focus Group & $50 For You (Bell & Company)

Sign up now for Mon Nov 15 at 2:30p

Bell and Company (a CPA firm in North Little Rock and Conway) would like to visit with Accounting Majors and ask some questions about you and how you will search for a job. For you time (about 2 hours), they will pay you $50. Only the first 10 who meet the requirements will be selected. The location is the UCA College of Business (room to be announced). This event is only open to accounting majors (not accounting minors, other majors, or students seeking the Technical Certificate in Accounting).

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Beta Alpha Psi International)

Sign up now for Tue Oct 27 at 6-7p (Virtual meeting)

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are about genuinely embracing and valuing the full range of differences that make each individual unique. Our speakers for this session will be:

  • Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, KET Solutions & President, Beta Alpha Psi
  • Rebecca Goessel, University of South Carolina Upstate, At-Large Director for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Beta Alpha Psi
  • Loreal Jiles, Vice President, Research and Thought Leadership, Liaison to Committee on Academic Relations – IMA
  • Blane Ruschak, President- The PhD Project

To sign up: and click Register here.

J.B. Hunt (BASCOM)

Tue Oct 18 • 1:40p–2:30p • COB 307 or Zoom

BASCOM (Bears for the Advancement of Supply Chain and Operations Management) is welcoming J.B. Hunt, trucking company based in Arkansas, to speak to interested students. Pizza will be provided (bring your own beverage). If you can’t meet in person, email to get the Zoom link. See attached flyer for more information.

CPA Evolution Survey (AICPA)

Dear Accounting students and future CPAs: The AICPA would like to hear from you about CPA Evolution (! Please take a few moments to fill out a short survey. Your answers will help us shape the future of the CPA Exam. Thank you! ~AICPA Examinations Team

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