Who To Follow on Twitter: Accounting Edition 2013

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Large accounting firms often integrate social media into their recruitment campaigns.

If you’re an aspiring accountant, you should be aware of these social media activities, which can keep you updated on jobs, deadlines, application tips and more!

To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite accounting Twitter accounts.

CGA Ontario

The Certified General Accountants of Ontario is the main source for the CGA designation, working with thousands of students across Canada. Their Twitter account pledges to help students “do more” with their education, self-development and careers. @CGADo_More shares accounting and business advice, events, news and more. Stay updated with CGA Ontario anytime!

 

BDO

As one of the country’s top accounting and advisory firms, there’s no doubt that BDO Canada makes a positive impact on the industry. Their company is known for client services and community participation, which is reflected in their online platforms. You can reach them through Twitter to ask questions, get updates, and discover job opportunities.

 

KPMG

KPMG’s account offers a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s employees and company culture, offering multimedia videos and photos alongside employment information. Find tips on application deadlines, preparing for interviews and more. You may even find guest tweets by their summer interns. Follow @KPMGCampusCDN today!

 

PwC

PwC received the award for Best On-Campus campaign at the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Awards. Named one of the top employers for young people, PWC provides egg-cellent employment opportunities for students and new grads. Their recruiters connect with students individually through their own Twitter accounts as well. Follow the hashtag #PwcBF to follow the conversation and find more PwC connections.

 

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton won the Campus Recruiting Program of the Year and Best Campus Recruitment Brochure awards at TalentEgg’s 2013 National Campus Recruitment and Excellence Awards. This impressive showing demonstrates that the company is highly engaged with student and new grad needs. They invite you to get to know them, their culture and the experiences they have to offer. Connect on Twitter!

 

Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy strives to be Canada’s leading integrated-energy company. The company’s updates can remind you about their recruitment schedule and introduce you to their unique approach to accounting opportunities in the oil and gas industry. Visit their Twitter page and you’ll find everything you need to know!

 

MNP LLP

Connect with a company that believes in having fun at work! MNP LLP‘s all-access blog features their accountants and is updated throughout campus recruitment season. Photos show a glimpse of an egg-citing company culture. MNP’s account also links to general career-related resources, as well as their own opportunities and deadlines.

Are you an aspiring accountant? Who do you follow to stay up to date on the industry?

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