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“It’s Time”: Welcome to Our Network!

Written by BFAN Network Team The Canada and International Black Women Event - June 2016, was a major driving force in creating a professional network for black female accountants and students. It is our pleasure, and honour, to introduce the Black Female Accountants Network (‘BFAN Network’). A network based on Christian values, where members empower each other to make a difference in … Continue reading “It’s Time”: Welcome to Our Network!

BREXIT: Friend or Foe?

By Sam Ncube  http://www.international-adviser.com/news/1034172/canadian-schemes-removed-hmrc-rops-list Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU), dubbed “BREXIT”, sent shockwaves throughout the international community, following the referendum of 23 June 2016. As no other country has ever attempted to leave the EU throughout the bloc’s 24 years of existence, there is no precedent of how Britain, the EU or … Continue reading BREXIT: Friend or Foe?

Six things you should note before going for a job interview

By Ibukun Ogundipe Hi future interviewees, During the last interview I went for, I experienced a few hitches that could have been prevented, if only I knew....so I thought of writing this post to help others prevent such mistakes. My personal experience of each point is enclosed brackets for those who are interested. Happy reading! 1. … Continue reading Six things you should note before going for a job interview

How you Treat your Employees will determine the FATE of your company!

By Brigette Hyacinth Two in five CEOs fail within their first 18 months of leading an organization, according to a study published in the Harvard Business Review. One-third of chief executives from Fortune 500 companies don't make it past three years. Achieving goals requires your teams’ support and commitment. If your team is not on … Continue reading How you Treat your Employees will determine the FATE of your company!

Performance Evaluation Coming Up? Take CHARGE.

Dr Rochelle Parks-Yancy flickr.com/DoDEA You work hard, think your manager loves your work, get to the performance evaluation..... and are baffled as to why you didn't get the raise/bonus/other incentives that you expected at your annual review (the old school way that many firms still use to evaluate people). The manager didn't like X that … Continue reading Performance Evaluation Coming Up? Take CHARGE.

Unlocking the value of Big Data to drive business performance

flickr.com/luckey_sun By Peter Chisambara ACMA CGMA The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in joint collaboration with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) released a report on how organizations can unlock the value of big data and drive business performance. In addition to comprehensive desk research, over 2000 CFOs and finance professionals working in … Continue reading Unlocking the value of Big Data to drive business performance

Mastering Cultural Diversity: 5 Reflective Questions That Will Make You an Effective Manager

Written by D. Veronica Hislop flickr.com/sbamjee Toronto has a renowned reputation for being a global melting pot of multicultural diversity. It is thus good business sense for services, businesses and organizations to be reflective of the customers they serve. More than ever, strong managers and leaders are required to have a comprehensive set of skills … Continue reading Mastering Cultural Diversity: 5 Reflective Questions That Will Make You an Effective Manager

Looking back on my co-op experience with Manulife #MFCintern @manulife

Written by Ese Ijevu Source: Linkedin   Ese Ijevu, Financial Analyst Intern, Manulife Financial  From the first day I stepped into Manulife's Canadian head office at 500 King Street, Waterloo, I was both excited and nervous to work at such a storied organization. At first, I was overwhelmed by the sheer number of co-op students – … Continue reading Looking back on my co-op experience with Manulife #MFCintern @manulife

Making a Difference in the Community: BFAN Member Harriet Tinka receives Rotary Integrity Award

By Harriet Tinka BBA, CPA,CMA UPDATE (May 3, 2017): Harriet is a proud recipient of the Capital Region Rotary Integrity Award. She was honoured with the award along with eight others who also serve the community, including Edwin Bean, Paul Shufelt, Danielle Bragge, Teena Van Boom, April Eve Wiberg, Shelley Kofluk, Honourable Judge James Skitsko and … Continue reading Making a Difference in the Community: BFAN Member Harriet Tinka receives Rotary Integrity Award

Lessons Learned from She Leads Africa #SheHiveToronto Boot Camp (Part 1)

Chinazom Chidolue The  weekend of July 15-16th, 2017 I had the pleasure of attending the She Leads Africa #SheHiveToronto boot camp. It was such a humbling experience being in a room filled with inspiring women (fondly called #MotherlandGurus) who came to connect, learn from one another and find out ways they can make an impact … Continue reading Lessons Learned from She Leads Africa #SheHiveToronto Boot Camp (Part 1)

Develop your brand and career through professional volunteering

Carmen Turner “Volunteering impacts both sides of the opportunity; it benefits the receiver and the giver as well.” For me volunteering in the community has been a way of life since I can remember.  It has been a way to not only help but learn from others as well.  It wasn’t until I transitioned from … Continue reading Develop your brand and career through professional volunteering