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Catch Me If You Can! Case Competition

It's your time to play fraud investigators!

McMaster’s CPA BOA and the DAA is proud to announce McMaster’s very first Forensic Accounting case! Through a forensics case centering on fraud and ethics you will have a chance to explore the fast expanding field of Forensic Accounting with a professionally developed case! So, what are you waiting for? Register now!

Location: DSB Lobby
Date: November 4th
Time: 10:00 A.M - 3:30 P.M


PSAP Membership is required! 
Link for PSAP Membership: 
https://www.cpaontario.ca/become-a-cpa/events/ambassador-and-teacher-programs/psap

There will be monetary prizes!!!!
In addition top contestants will have a chance to go to CPA’s LEAD to Succeed Competition.

Registration:
Registration deadline is November 1st @ 11:59 P.M
Open to all McMaster students and all years
Can compete individually or in a team of two.
Send an email with the name of your group members and PSAP numbers to: mcmasterboa@gmail.com

Fall Annual General Meeting

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Date: September 19th 2017

Location : Commerce Lounge DSB

The DAA Executives would like to invite members to attend our Annual General Meeting! 

This event will connect members with our executives as well as inform members about our events and plans for the upcoming year. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

The AGM will be held on September 19 from 5:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. at the Commerce Lounge in DSB.

DAA Membership is required. Memberships can also be purchased at the door, please arrive 15 minutes early if you wish to purchase your membership.

 

 

 

Membership Sales

See schedule below for dates and times to purchase your D.A.A membership for the 2017-2018 academic term!

First Year Commerce Membership: $5

All Other Years and Faculties: $20

A membership will be required for the majority of DAA events throughout the year, so be sure to purchase yours now! 

Please Note: memberships will not be available for sale at CPA Night, please purchase in advance.

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CPA NIGHT 2017

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Recruitment season is approaching! The annual CPA Night hosted by the DAA is an excellent opportunity for students to network with industry and professional services firms seeking to hire accounting students. Save the date and be sure to attend this highly anticipated event!

Please see below for networking times:

Internships: (Years 1, 2, & 3): 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Break: 5:00 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.

Graduate Recruitment: (Year 4+ & MBA): 5:15 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Refreshments and appetizers will be provided.

This is a business formal event, individuals not dressed accordingly will not be granted admission to the event.

DAA Membership is required. Memberships will not be available for purchase at the event.

 

2017 Tax Clinic

ATTENTION ALL MCMASTER STUDENTS!

Do you need help with your 2016 tax returns? 

This year, we have opened our tax clinic to both domestic and international students. DeGroote Accounting Association volunteers have been trained by Canada Revenue Agency and are ready to give back to the McMaster community!

On March 21, the clinic will run from 9:30am – 4:30pm in JHE 329 – John Hodgins Engineering Building, McMaster University – main campus.

On March 22, the clinic will run from 12:30pm – 7:30 pm in ABB 270 – AN Bourns Science Building, McMaster University – main campus.

On March 25, the clinic will run from 9:30am – 4:30pm in DSB A102 – DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University – main campus.

To reserve your spot, please click here.

2017-2018 Executive Team Applications

Applications for the 2017-2018 executive team are now live! 

The DeGroote Accounting Association is looking to hire a group of top accounting students and role models! These highly sought after positions are a great opportunity to get involved and grow your professional skill set while guiding accounting students to reach their full potential. 

Please click on each title below for applicant requirements and position descriptions.

Director of Corporate Development  |  Director of Logistics  |  Director of Marketing

Fast Pace to the Case Co-Chairs  |  Tax Clinic Coordinator  |  Year Associates (One per year)

Applications are to be submitted to info@degrooteaccounting.com by Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. No late applications will be considered. 

2017-2018 Presidential Nominations

Do you have what it takes to be President of the DeGroote Accounting Association? 

This is an opportunity for you to apply the management skills you have learned throughout your time at the DeGroote School of Business and to give back to your school community! 

Nominations for President are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 academic terms. Click the links below for more information. 

President Position Description | 2017-2018 President Nomination Form | 2017-2018 Election Bylaws

Nomination forms will be accepted until Sunday, February 12 at 11:59 p.m. No late submissions will be accepted.

Details regarding the campaigning and election process will be made available shortly, subject to MSU approval. 

2017-2018 Senior Executive Team Applications

Applications for the 2017-2018 Senior Executive Team are now live! 

The DeGroote Accounting Association is looking to hire a two top accounting students and role models! These highly sought-after positions are a great opportunity to get involved and grow your professional skill set while guiding accounting students to reach their full potential.

Please click on each title below for applicant requirements and job description. 

Vice President of Administration

Vice President of Finance

Applications are due Wednesday, February 01, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. No late applications will be considered. 

Interviews for selected applicants will take place on Sunday, February 05, 2017. 

Fast Pace to the Case Volunteer Applications

Do you want to get involved with the DAA?

Fast Pace to the Case will be taking place on Saturday, March 04, 2017, and we need your help! The DAA is looking to hire volunteers to assist with various aspects of the event. As a volunteer you will also have the opportunity to network with accounting industry professionals and top accounting students from across the province. 

If you are interested in being a delegate in future years, volunteering is a great way to learn more about the event and help boost your application for next year. 

Don't forget, employers are looking for well rounded individuals with volunteer experience! 

Applications are open until Friday, February 03, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Please click here to apply.