Career management

Career management

Accountant in a SME – Distinctive Features

In an SME, the accountant often has to be a jack-of-all-trades and frequently proves to be a key resource for the survival of the company. Portrait of a position that requires both flexibility and meticulousness.  The size of company compelling it, accountants in an SME will most often have to add other strings to their […]


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Spotlight on the Profession of Tax Audit Technician

A formidable accountant and an outstanding communicator, the tax audit technician must also know the law and continually adapt to handle a variety of cases. Close-up. “It’s a tailor-made profession for people who have a mathematical mind and a thirst for challenges and continually learning new things,” Louise Morissette, director of Business Intelligence for Revenue […]


Career management

Can Quebecer Accountants have an International Career?

Accounting rules differ from one country to another, but thanks to some reciprocity agreements and recognition arrangements with foreign organizations, CPAs can emigrate without restarting their careers from scratch. Tax laws are very different in France, in Mississippi or in South Africa, but the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec has nonetheless concluded agreements with […]


Career management

The Different Types of Business for an Accountant

Firm, independent, SME or large company – which is the best choice? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of business for an accountant? According to statistics from the Ordre des CPA du Québec, in 2016 a majority of students (65%) chose to do their internship in an accounting firm rather than in […]


Career management

What are the Responsibilities of an Accounting Technician?

What are the responsibilities of an accounting technician? Although not a member of a professional order, unlike Certified Professional Accountants (CPA), accounting technicians are still subject to a number of responsibilities. Not taking them into account or being negligent can have sometimes serious consequences. Beware of the appearance of fraud “When we talk about jobs […]


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