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POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 30.
28th Annual Kathleen R. Keil Memorial Golf Tournament
UTSA Department of Accounting
Friday, May 15, 2020
Canyon Springs Golf Club
8:00 a.m. Shotgun start
Dear UTSA Benefactors and Alums:
On behalf of the Department of Accounting, it is with pride and excitement that I invite you to join us at the 28th Annual Kathleen R. Keil Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, May 15th, 2020 returning to the beautiful Canyon Springs Golf Club in San Antonio, TX. The Kathleen R. Keil Memorial Golf Tournament benefits scholarships for deserving students in the UTSA College of Business, Department of Accounting program. Since 2008, the UTSA Department of Accounting has awarded over $75,000 in scholarships to over 42 deserving scholars.
I look forward to networking and fellowship with you at this annual event of San Antonio’s top accounting firms and industry professionals while giving back in an impactful way to future Accounting professionals. We shares a strong belief in giving back to the UTSA Accounting students and building their connection to the University. Through that connection, it is our hope that the students become involved with UTSA as professionals and ‘pay it forward’ to the next generation of Accounting students. There are sponsorship opportunities with a variety of exciting marketing and engagement options that allows everyone to get involved. With your help, we hope to reach our goal of $80,000 in revenue.
A special thanks to our long-time sponsors, partners and friends for your continued support. We are looking forward to seeing you again this year. To our new and prospective sponsors, we greatly appreciate your support and consideration to this worthy cause.
Please visit https://giving.utsa.edu/keilgolftournament for more information and to complete online payment and registration.
Dr. Sharad C. Asthana
Chair, Department of Accounting
College of Business
At the UTSA Commencement ceremony today for the class of 2019. Good luck graduating class!
Congratulations to all the students who won awards today at the Distinguished Business Students Medallion Ceremony!
Bryan Morgan, MACY Alum will be speaking in BB 3.02.18 (UTSA) on Tuesday (Nov 5) at 7:30 pm. He in a Digital Accelerator at PWC in Austin and a strong advocate for students passing the CPA exam. He will chat about his career path, what it takes to be successful, and the necessary skillsets to be a digital accelerator (e.g. why analytics is so important for accountants). Seats are limited and will offered on a first-come basis.
ARNE 2019 is a big hit with Accounting students. With 33 firms present, we had 147 students show up for networking.
EY and [email protected] are collaborating to identify steps that need to be taken to make our Rowdy Accountants more attractive for employers. They met last week to prepare guidelines for the accounting majors.
Congratulations to the 20 Accounting and 82 other students who won the Distinguished Business Students’ Awards today!
Campus at lunchtime today.
Message from PWC:
I am reaching out to let you know of the different opportunities I was just made aware of for our firm.
As soon as this Spring, we still have openings for internships in our San Antonio Assurance practice. From there, starting approximately June to September of 2020, we have full-time Associate roles available in San Antonio, Houston, Austin and Dallas (as well as nationwide offices).
I am hopeful we can have some students apply that are still seeking opportunities. Our postings on Handshake for this Spring come down on September 19 with virtual interviews following up shortly after that.
PwC | Manager | Talent Identification
Austin | +1 (720) 413 2196
Email: [email protected]
UTSA ROCKS: We are back in business. First day of School. Business School is full of young humans. Looking forward to another great Fall semester.
KNOW TEXAS CPA REQUIREMENTS:
Happy to announce that Dr Elaine Sanders has been awarded the “Outstanding Educator Award 2018-2019” by the American Accounting Association Southwest Region. The Award was presented by the Federation of Business Disciplines at their 46th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas on March 13, 2019. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding teaching, research, program development, and student mentoring in support of accounting education. The award was presented by Michelle McEacharn, FBD Executive Directive, from University of Louisiana at Monroe. Congratulations to Dr Elaine Sanders!
Department of Accounting at UTSA is taking several steps to help our students improve their CPA Pass rates. The rates have gone up by 36% in the past 10 years and currently are more than the National pass rates. We continue to make all efforts to enhance the career paths of our students.
Job opportunity at Roger CPA Review.
Our firm has a paid internship position we are looking to fill this spring. We are very flexible on hours, and it will provide an opportunity to expierance the pace of a locally based CPA practice during busy season. If interested, contact Chris Williams at [email protected].
Be aware of forthcoming changes to the CPA Exam!
I am happy to inform you that, according to a prestigious global ranking of Accounting Scholars, 7 of our accounting faculty members are ranked in the top 10% in the world by productivity.
Also, the department is ranked in the top 3 in the area of auditing research.
Part-time job / internship – Forensic Accounting
BKD’s Forensics & Valuation Services national team is looking for a student interested in working in a part-time role in the San Antonio office. The following describes an overview of some of the tasks you may asked to perform:
• Apply technical research skills needed to gather, organize, summarize and interpret data to arrive at a conclusion.
• Assist with the investigation of information to complete projects, such as analysis of fraudulent transactions, reconstruction of financial statements, etc.
• Perform detailed analysis of financial documents for use in lost profits, economic damages, and similar analyses.
• Assist in business valuation analysis and research.
• Read deposition transcripts, expert reports, and other communications for accuracy, completeness, etc. Summarize in memos.
• Perform quality control testing on expert report exhibits.
• Enrolled in business school as a major in Accounting/Finance with good GPA required.
• Any relevant experience in forensic accounting, auditing, or internal auditing a plus.
• Good organizational and communication skills.
• Experienced using Microsoft Excel; proficiency in ACL a plus.
• Ability to work independently, report to supervisors, and manage project timeliness.
• Writes clearly, concisely and effectively. Communicates in a timely, clear, relevant, and accurate manner.
• 15-20 hours per week.
• Willingness to adapt to urgent situations.
BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, of approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD’s Forensics and Valuation professionals offer a broad perspective on the issues faced by clients when dealing with litigation and valuation issues. We have some of the nation’s leading experts in valuation, business interruption and retention and preservation of documents and electronic data. In addition, we assist attorneys with litigation matters and organizations in avoiding or detecting fraudulent activity.
S. Todd Burchett, CPA, ABV, ASA, CFF, CFE
Partner | Forensics & Valuation Services | BKD
10001 Reunion Place, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78216
BKD internal extension: 42602
Email: [email protected]
A team from China visited us to explore future collaboration with the Accounting Department. We are working on a possible exchange program.
The CSPD in collaboration with the COBi Office are offering an opportunity to all COB undergraduate and graduate students (undergraduate students must have a declared major within the COB). We will be sending 20 undergraduate students and 15 graduate students to Houston on Friday, February 8 for a one-day, gas & oil industry business excursion where they will have the chance to visit top Fortune 500 companies and learn about employment opportunities. The visit will include stops at two of the three following corporate campuses: Exxon, BP and/or Halliburton with a chance to tour the campuses and experience the corporate culture of each company. Airfare and applicable expenses will be covered.
Applications are now open and students have until midnight on January 27 to complete the application.
The application link is below.
Opportunity for Accounting Internship.
From Roger CPA Review
Scholarship Opportunity. Deadline January 21.
Department Of Accounting, COB, UTSA
San Antonio, TX
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