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UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA

ACCOUNTING RECRUITMENT WEEK MAY 3 - 7, 2021


TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction to Accounting Recruitment Week

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The Process

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Employer Expectations

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Master Schedule Handshake & Remo FAQs Meet the Firms

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Aldrich CPAs + Advisors

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Altman, Rogers & Co.

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BDO USA, LLP

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Elgee Rehfeld, LLC

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KPMG LLP

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Larson Gross

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Porter & Allison, Inc.

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State of Alaska Division of Legislative Audit

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Swalling & Associates, PC

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Thomas, Head & Greisen, PC

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Walsh, Kelliher & Sharp

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Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc.

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Checklist

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Campus Student Resources

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INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING RECRUITMENT WEEK

WHAT TO EXPECT

During Accounting Recruitment Week, local and national accounting firms recruit interns and full-time employees from the University of Alaska's talent pool. This semester is the first time this event will occur in the spring semester, and allows students to learn about accounting careers as well as engage and interview with potential employers. Whether you're applying for an internship or seeking a career after graduation, Accounting Recruitment Week is an integral step in the right direction for Accounting students.

RECENT CHANGES In addition to being held in the spring semester, Accounting Recruitment Week will also be completely virtual. Here's are additional differences this semester than in past years. We hope these changes will expand your opportunities and enhance your experience. UAA, UAF, and UAA are holding a Meet and Greet night which will expose UA students to even more opportunities and employers Included out-of-state employers who hire Alaskans Switched this event to virtual to ensure the safety of participants With this booklet you have all the information at your finger tips. You can also check the UAA Career Services website and click on the Accounting Week event tab for more details and step-by-step instructions for how to participate: www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/career

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THE PROCESS RESEARCH AND PREPARATION Research the recruiting accounting firms and the accounting profession in general. Attend the Meet and Greet on April 21 Know what you want in a career Know what you can offer potential employers Research and understand what makes each firm unique so you can decide what type of firm you might want to work for, and what type of work you hope to do. Prepare a list of questions you can ask at the Meet & Greet.

APPLY Update your resume, think of experiences you can tie into cover letters, and make sure you have at least three professional references ready if asked. Have these materials reviewed by more than one person. Consider making an appointment with your Career Services office to review your resume and cover letter and conduct a mock interview. Find out how to schedule an appointment at the end of this booklet on your university's "Student Resources" page.

INTERVIEW If you are selected to interview, you will receive an email from Handshake to select your interview date and time. It is important that you look for this email and make your selections promptly!

FOLLOW UP Whether or not you get the job, send a thank you card or email to the firms. If you haven't heard back from a recruiter more than one week after your interview, send an email or call the firm. All related events, deadlines, and interview dates can be found in the "Master Schedule" on page 5. For a list of resources, see "Student Resources" beginning on page 32.

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To help keep you on track, there is also a "Checklist" on page 31.


EMPLOYER EXPECTATIONS After every Accounting Recruitment event, we ask recruiters,

"What advice would you give applicants who plan to interview next year?" See what they had to say.

Have a plan ready for obtaining your

CPA license.

Altman, Rogers & Co. (2018)

Apply sooner than the day of the deadline or after it is extended.

BDO USA, LLP (2018)

Participate as much as you can.

Feniks & Company, LLC (2016)

You will benefit from resume help and interview practice. RJG A Professional Corporation, CPAs (2018) Work on questions for the interviewer and really think about the type of firm Robinson & Ward, PC (2015) you want to work for. Give the interview and the process 100% even if you are not sure where you want to end up. You never know who knows who or when you will see someone again. First impressions matter. State of Alaska Division of Legislative Audit (2018)

Review the website of the companies you are interviewing for. Walsh Kelliher & Sharp (2015) Never be afraid to ask questions. Make sure your contact numbers and email addresses are current and up-to-date. Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. (2018) All responses were collected by Career Services through a survey of participating recruiters after UAF Accounting Recruitment Weeks in 2015, 2016, and 2018.

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MASTER SCHEDULE MARCH

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Applications open in Handshake

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APRIL UAA Accounting Club Scavenger Hunt

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MEET & GREET

3:00-6:00 on REMO

All interviews will be virtual. Watch your email for notification that you've been selected for an interview! Choose your interview time slot on Handshake.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

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Deadine for firms to make their interview selections

MAY INTERVIEWS

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HANDSHAKE & REMO FAQS WHAT IS HANDSHAKE? Monday 23

Handshake is the University of Alaska's career management website. It's easy to navigate, works on your phone, and allows you to find jobs and connect with local and national firms. Handshake is where you will find information about the firms 24 25 Recruitment 26Week and the27jobs and attending Accounting internships they have posted. It is also where you will apply for positions and schedule your interviews. Be sure to also register for the April 21 Meet & Greet networking event on Handshake (Learn in this quick video!). 4 1 more about Handshake 2 3

WHAT IS REMO? Remo is an interactive, completely virtual networking platform. Remo works in real-time, allowing you to interact and network with firms face-to-face through your webcam and microphone. The Meet & Greet event on April 21 will be hosted in Remo. When you register for the Meet & Greet on Handshake, you will receive the Remo link via your student email.

HOW DO I ACCESS THE MEET & GREET EVENT? Here are the steps to follow to make sure you're ready to go for the Meet & Greet event on April 21: 1. Register for the Meet & Greet on Handshake. 2. Click on the Remo link you'll receive in the registration confirmation email you should receive from Handshake. 3. Click on "save me a spot" on the Remo registration page. 4. On the day of the event, click on the Remo link and log in. 5. Start networking!

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Aldrich CPAs + Advisors About Us Are you an undergraduate student looking for the right place to launch your accounting career? At Aldrich, we exist to improve the lives of our people, clients and communities by helping them thrive. You’ll be inspired by an energetic and high-performing environment that promotes teamwork and innovation. As a west coast regional firm, we go the extra mile to support you in both personal and professional development, allowing you to explore your own interests with outside-the-box thinking. Aldrich brings independent CPAs, advisors and business consultants together to serve privately-held companies, small businesses, high net worth individuals, and nationally recognized nonprofits. Our vision is to be a long-lasting business with an entrepreneurial spirit that drives our desire to be leaders in the markets we serve. As we are constantly looking for ways to challenge the status quo, we welcome those with a pioneering mindset and invite them to partake in shaping the company’s future. Belong here and experience unlimited opportunities to grow, learn and lead.

Industries We Serve Agriculture Architects + Engineers Communications Construction Dental

Our Suite of Services Audit + Assurance Business Advisory Employee Benefits Private Client Services Retirement Plan Services Tax Planning Technology Wealth Management

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Food + Beverage Growth Companies Healthcare Manufacturing + Distribution Nonprofit

Professional Services Real Estate Utilities Veterinary

CONTACT INFORMATION aldrichadvisors.com campusrecruiting@aldrichadvisors.com 503-620-4489 Aldrich


Aldrich CPAs + Advisors APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATES 05/04/21

Positions hiring for

Summer Leadership Experience

Application materials

Please be sure to upload all requested documents in PDF format. Cover letter (Address to: Hayley Dolfay) Resume Unofficial transcript(s) – If you have attended multiple colleges or universities, please be sure to include all transcripts. These can be uploaded as one PDF document.

Additional information

After the application deadline, students will be notified in Handshake whether or not they were selected for a virtual "oncampus" interview. All interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.

How to apply

Apply using the external link provided on Handshake. Please note, any applications not submitted using the external link will not be considered.

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Altman, Rogers & Co. Mission Statement "We LEAD through our innovative yet traditional knowledge of accounting and dedication to our passions: colleagues, clients and community."

Accolades Best of Alaska Business Award Best Accounting Services1st Place 2020

Best of Alaska Business Award Best Place to Work, 1-250 Employees- 1st Place 2018, 2019 and 2nd Place 2020

Locations Anchorage Juneau Soldotna

Services Management Advisory Audit Tax & Business Consulting Client Accounting Election & Inspector of Election

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CONTACT INFORMATION altrogco.com/careers jobs@altrogco.com (907) 274 - 2992 (Anchorage office) Altman, Rogers & Co altrogco altrogco altrogco altmanrogers


Altman, Rogers & Co.

Positions hiring for

Application materials Additional information

How to apply

While we do not currently have openings, our positions for future (most likely fall 2021) may include staff accountants and interns, and we look forward to answering any questions you have about our work. Cover letter (Address to: Brian Kupilik) Resume Unofficial transcript We offer a generous compensation package including competitive wages, paid leave starting at 4 weeks provided up front to staff (it's not accrued), paid holidays, health insurance, dental insurance, pharmaceutical insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, supplemental insurance, 401(K) participation and employer matching, CPE and CPA preparation assistance, Section 125 cafeteria plan, casual Fridays, half-day Fridays in the summer, mentorship program, merit-based advancement, Wellness Work Group program, community involvement and employee morale events. Apply through Handshake

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BDO USA, LLP Get to Know BDO Anchorage At its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. Community Involvement: Led by our BDO Counts committee we support Make A Wish Foundation, Alaska Food Drive, Red Nose Day and more. Culture: Keeping our community thriving with virtual happy hour, trivia, picnics, Tuesdays at 5, and more. Mentorship: All new hires (even Interns) get assigned a Career Advisor and Buddy! With strategic one-on-ones and an open-door policy BDO is the place for personal career development beyond your CPA licensure. Diversity & Inclusion: Our firm is committed to a robust and sustainable diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and we encourage BIPOC students to apply.

Industries & Niche Markets: Alaska Native Corporations Government Contracting Healthcare Natural Resources Nonprofit & Education Construction

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Fast Facts: U.S. Offices: 70+ Ranked #5 Globally Countries: 167 80+ professionals across Assurance, Tax and Advisory services 6:1 Staff to Senior Management ratio

CONTACT INFORMATION bdo.com kstochmal@bdo.com (Anchorage office) (907) 278 - 8878 (Anchorage office) BDO USA, LLP bdo.usa


BDO USA, LLP APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/03/21

Positions hiring for

Application materials

Additional information

How to apply

Anchorage Audit Intern (Busy Season or Summer 2022) Anchorage Audit Associate (August 2021 & January or August 2022) Anchorage Tax Intern (Busy Season or Summer 2022)

Cover letter (Address to: Joy Merriner for audit and Chad Estes for tax) Resume Unofficial transcript If students have any questions or concerns, please contact Kayte Stochmal directly at (907) 646-7314 or kstochmal@bdo.com. Apply through Handshake AND through the BDO website: www.bdo.com/mycareer/home

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Elgee Rehfeld, LLC We Work Hard to Play Hard Elgee Rehfeld, an Alaskan-owned and operated full-service accounting firm has offered services to clients for over 45 years. As one of Alaska’s accounting leaders, Elgee Rehfeld delivers assurance, tax, accounting, and specialized solutions needed by clients to successfully manage their business, organizations, and everyday lives. We listen, interpret, and provide clients objective insight to develop a thriving environment. In whatever service we provide, our mission is to help our clients build success through services, guided by the values of respect and the highest ethical standards of our profession. We value our clients and the relationship we have with each or them. We work hard to ensure their success through open communication, personal attention, and continuous learning in order to better serve their needs. We offer a variety of opportunities to qualified candidates in our firm. We enjoy professionals who are motivated to work together. When we work hard, we play hard, and that inspires connection within our firm. Elgee Rehfeld seeks bold and creative individuals who will apply original thinking and be resourceful within the firm but understand that you will not be stereotyped as an auditor or tax professional.

We Bring Great Minds Together By hiring people with diverse backgrounds in accounting, finance, and consulting, it makes a significant impact on the firm’s success. If you have ideas that make a purposeful impact, we want to help you flourish with them. You will be working hand in hand with our clients.

Our Clients & Services

Our clients include individuals, privately held and family-run businesses, non-profit organizations, tribal and not-profit healthcare entities, government agencies, employee benefit plans, and tribal entities. They range in size and cover a wide spectrum of industries. Some of our clients have a few employees, while others have multiple locations with many employees and entities. Our clients are located from Nome to Southeast Alaska, and several places in between. The services we provide include: Accounting Solutions - Bookkeeping to Contract Controller Tax - Preparation and Strategies Financial Reporting - Preparation and Consulting Audit - Financial and Compliance audits, and other attest services Elections - Inspector of Election services

Firm Facts We have two offices – our main office is in Juneau and we have a satellite office in Haines. Our use of technology allows us to work from anywhere but we also enjoy traveling throughout our great state and visiting clients. We currently have twenty employees and six partners.

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CONTACT INFORMATION elgeerehfeld.com info@erakcpa.com (907) 789 - 3178 Elgee Rehfeld, LLC elgeerehfeld


Elgee Rehfeld, LLC

APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/6/21 - 05/7/21

Positions hiring for Application materials

How to apply

Full time staff accountant Cover letter (Address to: Karen Brewer Tarver, CPA) Resume Unofficial transcript

Apply through Handshake

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KPMG LLP Global Role KPMG member firms operate in 147 countries, collectively employing more than 219,000 people, serving the needs of business, governments, public-sector agencies, not-for-profits and the capital markets. KPMG is committed to quality and service excellence in all that we do, bringing our best to clients and earning the public's trust through our actions and behaviors both professionally and personally. We lead with a commitment to quality and consistency across our global network, bringing a passion for client success and a purpose to serve and improve the communities in which member firms operate. In a world where rapid change and unprecedented disruption are the new normal, we inspire confidence and empower change in all we do. It's not just what we do at KPMG that matters: we also pay attention to how we do it. Our Values are our core beliefs, guiding and unifying our actions and behaviors: Integrity means that we do what is right; Excellence means that we never stop learning and improving; Courage means that we think and act boldly; Together means we respect each other and draw strength from our differences; and For Better means that we do what matters. Shared across every level and in every country, jurisdiction and territory in which we operate, they are the foundation of our unique culture. At the same time, we value our diversity and the many different perspectives our people bring to complex issues. That's why we are focused on creating an inclusive environment where our people can flourish, both as professionals and as individuals. This includes investment in their skills and knowledge to further expand, deepen and evolve our expertise. This is what it means to work with and for KPMG.

At Home in Alaska KPMG has served its Alaska clients since 1954, longer than any other professional services firm. Services provided by our 60+ professionals include financial and compliance audits, tax compliance, planning and consulting for a diverse group of the largest organizations in Alaska.

Fast Facts U.S. staff, including partners: 34,000+ U.S. offices: 100+ in all 50 states More than 50% of Anchorage office leadership are University of Alaska graduates Anchorage office contributes about $40,000 annually to the local community

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CONTACT INFORMATION www.kpmgcampus.com samanthadaly@kpmg.com 801-669-7444 KPMG US KPMGUS


KPMG LLP APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/30/21

INTERVIEW DATE Rolling Interview Process

Positions hiring for

Application materials

Additional information

Audit Intern Winter 2022 Audit Intern Summer 2022 Audit Intern Summer 2021 Tax Associate, Business Tax Services Fall 2021

Resume Cover letter Unofficial transcript

KPMG is looking for inspired professionals who want to become the best at what they do, effect change, drive for results, stay passionately committed to excellence, and take a global view of both the profession and their role in creating the future. This is the place to write your own story and demonstrate inspiration in action.

Candidates selected for interviews will be notified via email and given the opportunity to select their preferred interview time slot. Once all interviews have been scheduled, candidates will be provided with a Microsoft Teams virtual interview link and information about their interviewer. Disclaimer: Each candidate may only apply to a single KPMG position. If you applied earlier this year and are unable to apply again now, please reach out to Samantha Daly for assistance. If you wish to be considered for two or more positions, please discuss your interest with your interviewer.

How to apply

Apply using the external link provided on Handshake: www.kpmgcampus.com Please note, any applications not submitted using the external link will not be considered.

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Larson Gross History Ted Larson and Dennis Gross founded our firm in 1949. They built the business based on excellence, passion, integrity, trust and proaction — values still important to us more than six decades later. Today, we’re led by ten partners who are growing our firm with respect for where we’ve come from and a new vision for future success. Our three offices – in Bellingham, Burlington and Lynden – put us close to you, your business and the issues important to you.

No Bow Ties Allowed We know what you may think about accountants — buttoned up, perfectly tied bow tie, stuffy, maybe a desk full of perfectly sharpened pencils. But a bow tie doesn’t make an accountant any smarter. In fact, it might be cutting off blood to the brain (we think there have been studies). Your life and your business change quickly. That’s why we take the time to actually know you, not just run your numbers. And we know how to have a little fun while we’re at it. We definitely take our work seriously, just not ourselves.

Unique Relationships from a Unique Firm Our clients choose us because they know us as friends and neighbors; people who are just as committed to the long-term health and vitality of the community as they are. We’re a community-conscious crew. Our community impact mission is to drive measurable, positive change where we live and work. Whether it’s serving as a board member, firm sponsorship, or our annual team volunteer days, we believe our impact happens on many levels. We focus on serving private and closely-held businesses and their owners. Many of our clients are family businesses that we are now assisting in their second or third generations of ownership. It’s extremely rewarding to stand beside a business and watch it grow along with its owners. While our technical acumen  may open the door to serving you, it’s our commitment to listening, understanding and anticipating that we believe will keep you coming back.

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CONTACT INFORMATION larsongross.com careers@larsongross.com (360)734-4280 Larson Gross CPAs & Consultants


Larson Gross APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/05/21

Positions hiring for Application materials

Additional information

How to apply

Staff Accountant 2021 Staff Accountant 2022 Summer Internship (Audit or Tax) 2022 Cover letter (Address to: Hiring Team) Resume Unofficial transcript If you are interested in both positions, please indicate your interest on your cover letter.

Apply through Handshake

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Porter & Allison, Inc. About Us Porter & Allison, Inc.’s inception was based on the premise that the current Alaska market demands more personal and timely attention to Alaska businesses from qualified and skilled audit, tax and accounting professionals without the high overhead, administrative, and time barriers typical of larger firms. The firm’s owners, David Porter and Ben Allison, with combined public accounting experience of over 25 years throughout Alaska, come from both local and national firm environments. They have chosen to get back to that “Alaska feel” from a professional working standpoint, which they have embraced in their own personal lives.

Services Audits for banking and bonding requirements Compilations and Reviews Audits of tribal governments Audits of not-for-profit tribal, health, and social service organizations Audits in accordance with State of Alaska Single Audit Requirements Audits in accordance with OMB Uniform Guidance and OMB A-133 Single Audit Audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (yellowbook) Audits of employee benefit plans Tax referral services for corporate, Scorp, partnership and individual tax returns Not-for-profit 990 informational returns Contract accounting and bookkeeping services

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CONTACT INFORMATION porterallison.com koverholt@porterallison.com (630) 779-6878 porterandallison


Porter & Allison, Inc. APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/06/21 - 05/07/21

Positions hiring for Application materials Additional information

Audit and Assurance Intern Resume Unofficial transcript Seeking college students who will have successfully completed intermediate accounting at the end of the semester, with at least junior status, and a minimum GPA of 3.0. After the application deadline, students will be notified in Handshake whether or not they were selected for a virtual interview. All interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. if students have any questions or concerns, please contact Kevin Overholt directly at (630) 779-6878 or koverholt@porterallison.com

How to apply

Apply through Handshake

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State of Alaska Division of Legislative Audit About Us The Division of Legislative Audit serves as one of the Legislature’s most significant checks in the balance of powers with the executive and judicial branches of government. The Division’s primary responsibilities are to provide transparency and hold state agencies accountable to state and federal laws. Audits are performed in accordance with governmental auditing standards to inform the Legislature and the public about government operations. The Division has offices in Juneau and Anchorage staffed by dedicated professionals, most of whom are licensed CPAs.

Employment Opportunities We are looking for energetic and talented professionals to join our team. We hire candidates qualified to sit for the CPA exam for our Auditor Positions throughout the year as positions become available. We also welcome juniors and seniors majoring in accounting or related fields to apply for summer Auditor Intern Positions.

Check Us Out If you are interested in working with a team of professionals that enjoy their work and are dedicated to increasing transparency and accountability, the Division of Legislative Audit is a great choice. We support your efforts to become a licensed CPA, and provide ongoing continuing education to further your professional development and maintain your CPA license.

CONTACT INFORMATION

We offer a structured training program that introduces new employees to the basics of auditing and builds the skills necessary for a career in this exciting field.

legaudit.akleg.gov kim.garnero@akleg.gov (907) 465-4188 AKLeg.audit

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State of Alaska Division of Legislative Audit APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/06/21 - 05/07/21

Positions hiring for Application materials

Additional information

Staff Auditor Auditor Intern

Cover letter (Address to: Kim Garnero, Operations Manager) Resume Unofficial Transcript Permanent full-time positions:  College graduates with minimum GPA of 3.25 and eligible to sit for CPA exam by January 2022 Auditor Intern positions for summer 2022:  College students who have successfully completed intermediate accounting, with at least junior status, and a minimum GPA of 3.25

How to apply

Apply through Handshake

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Swalling & Associates, PC Our Firm Swalling & Associates, P.C. is a full service certified public accounting firm, serving closely held Alaskan businesses and their executives, owners and families. We’re proud to be consistently recognized as one of the premier accounting firms in Alaska, with a depth of experience and level of expertise not typically found in a local firm.

People Focus What truly sets our firm apart is our personal involvement and genuine interest in seeing our clients succeed. We believe our active, hands-on approach to client service and building personal relationships are essential to our mutual success. Having a solid, trusted relationship with our clients allows us to provide straightforward thinking, helpful insights, and practical advice to resolve even the most complex accounting matters.

DFK/USA Our firm is an independent member of DFK/USA, an association of approximately 30 fullservice accounting firms serving major markets throughout the United States. DFK/USA is affiliated with DFK International, headquartered in London, with member offices worldwide. Our membership allows us to share firm management best practices, opportunities for business referral, and offer our clients an exceptional level of technical expertise with the resources it takes to serve clients on a CONTACT INFORMATION national and international scale.

Client Services Financial Reporting - Attest Services Income Tax Planning & Compliance Specialized Services Management Consulting Other Accounting Services

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swallingcpas.com t.hartung@swallingcpas.com 907-563-7977 3201 C Street, Suite 405 Anchorage, AK 99503


Swalling & Associates, PC APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/05/21 - 05/06/21

Positions hiring for Application materials

Additional information

How to apply

Tax Intern Staff Accountant Cover letter (Address to: Tracy Hartung, CPA) Resume Unofficial transcript Swalling & Associates is a full-service public accounting firm in Anchorage, Alaska. Working at Swalling & Associates affords excellent opportunities for professional development and personal fulfillment. We offer a chance to: Serve interesting clients generating challenging and rewarding work Interact with clients early in your career Work as a team, paired with the firm's directors and managers Take advantage of training programs to foster your technical expertise and business advisory skills Enjoy an informal supportive culture that values good work and recognizes the importance of personal and family time We also offer our professionals a competitive salary, a flexible schedule with very little or no out-of-town travel, as well as a comprehensive benefit package. Apply through Handshake and email to t.hartung@swallingcpas.com

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Thomas, Head & Greisen, PC About Thomas, Head & Greisen, an Alaskan owned and operated CPA firm, has been helping Alaskan businesses and individuals since 1969. We offer a full range of financial services from audits and litigation support to business valuation and taxation services. Our clients range in size from large complex corporate entities to individual tax return preparation engagements. Since 1969 we have been building trust and security for our clients. As one of Alaska’s largest CPA firms, we have the depth of experience from our professional and support staff to make us easily the most qualified as well as one of the longest serving firms in Alaska. We have achieved success because of the people who work here. At Thomas, Head & Greisen, we strive to maintain a healthy life/work balance and provide a positive and rewarding work environment. Our professionals take pride in their work and value the client relationship. We offer continuing education, career advancement opportunities, and the ability to work directly with the owners of the firm.

Services Tax Preparation, Planning, Consulting Estate Planning Audits, Reviews, Compilations Forensic Accounting Non-Profit Organization Small Business Accounting Internal Controls Succession Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION www.thg.cpa thg@thg.cpa 907-272-1571 thgcpa

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Thomas, Head & Greisen, PC APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/25/21

INTERVIEW DATE 05/06/21

Positions hiring for

Staff Accountant Tax Intern

Application materials

Cover letter (Address to: Cindy Hulquist) Resume Unofficial transcript

Additional information Benefits: Personal Time Off (PTO) Paid Holidays Flexible work schedules Up-to-date technology with remote connectivity Mentor Program 401K Plan with firm contributing 3% of salary Profit sharing Health insurance with Health Savings Account Firm contribution to Health Savings Account In-house medical reimbursement Firm-paid Long-term Disability Insurance

How to apply

Firm-paid Life Insurance Ergonomic work spaces Employee referral bonus New client bonus Annual performance bonus CPA exam bonus Performance reviews Promotions based on merit, not seniority

Apply through Handshake

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Walsh Kelliher & Sharp Our Firm At Walsh Kelliher & Sharp, our mission is to provide exemplary services to our clients, while maintaining a work-life balance for our staff. We embrace growth both personally and professionally and encourage involvement in the community. Walsh Kelliher & Sharp is one of the oldest established firms in the Fairbanks community with more than 200 years of collective public accounting experience. The firm also boasts one of the largest resource libraries in the state. While these both allow the firm to offer greater opportunities for growth, specialization, and experience; it most importantly allows us to provide the highest level of service to our clients.

A Complete Line of Professional Services We provide services to individuals and for-profit closely held businesses. We specialize in the construction, medical, transportation, and services industries. We know the cookie-cutter approach doesn’t cut it, which is why we take the time to get to know each of our clients to develop a path to accomplish their goals with the following services: Tax Planning & Preparation Estate & Trust Tax Services Financial Statements Accounting Business Consulting Full-Service Payroll QuickBooks Consulting Information Technology Services

CONTACT INFORMATION wkscpa.com mhall@wkscpa.com (907) 456 - 2222 1292 Sadler Way, Suite 200 Fairbanks, AK 99701

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Walsh Kelliher & Sharp APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/04/21

Positions hiring for

Part-time "tax season" intern Full-time Staff Accountant Applicants for the staff accounting position should be graduating by May 2022. Tax season interns will need to be available to work 20 hours a week from January 24th through April 15th, 2022.

Application materials

Additional information

Cover letter (Address to: Ami Oppe) Resume Unofficial transcript We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. For more information, please visit our website. We are open to accepting applicants after the deadline as long as the required information is submitted before April 30th.

How to apply

Apply through Handshake AND Email your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to Malia Hall at mhall@wkscpa.com.

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Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. Firm History Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. is a full-service accounting firm that started back in 1980. The firm first consisted of one owner, Rockne S. Wilson, and was called Wilson Certified Public Accountants. In time, Rocky needed help in his office and Sandy joined the team. Sandy became a partner with Rocky after obtaining her CPA in 1986 and Wilson Certified Public Accountants became Wilson & Wilson CPAs, a corporation owned by Rocky and Sandy Wilson. Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. was first located in the Graehl Building and then moved to Minnie Street. The office has been remodeled several times to keep up with the expanding business.

About Wilson & Wilson is one of Fairbanks’ oldest accounting firms and is well-known and respected throughout rural Alaska, having served various small cities and tribal governments in a variety of engagements. Wilson & Wilson CPAs also performs a variety of services for the local community, providing fiscal support for organizations both large and small.

Services Individual Taxes Business Taxes Business Valuation Bookkeeping Financial Planning Audits, Reviews and Compilations Agreed Upon Engagement Fraud Examinations Computer Consulting and Training

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CONTACT INFORMATION wwcpa.com ritav@wwcpa.com (907) 456 - 8115 344 Minnie St., Fairbanks, AK 99701


Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. APPLICATION DEADLINE 04/26/21 at 5:00 PM AKDT

INTERVIEW DATE 05/04/21

Positions hiring for Application materials

Additional information

How to apply

Staff Accountant

Cover letter (Address to: Rita Valentine) Resume Unofficial transcript References We are open to last minute walk-ins the day of the interviews as long as applicants bring the required information. Apply through Handshake AND email your application materials to Rita Valentine at ritav@wwcpa.com

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CHECKLIST Set up Handshake Account: alaska.joinhandshake.com Research the employers I want to work for Register for and attend April 21 Meet & Greet event Review Accounting Week Student Tutorial video Update resume Write cover letter(s) Ask faculty for professional references and secure FERPA releases Have application materials reviewed by faculty Have application materials reviewed by Career Services Finalize and submit application materials Review Accounting Week Interview Selection Tutorial video Practice interview questions at least twice Brainstorm questions to ask the interviewers Pick out appropriate interview outfits Secure interview time slots on Handshake Test technology in advance of interviews Send a thank you note or email after each interview

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UAA STUDENT RESOURCES Career Services Mock interviews, resume and cover letter review.

uaa.alaska.edu/students/career uaa_career@alaska.edu (907) 786-6913

Schedule an appointment here.

UAA Writing Center Resume and cover letter assistance available by email or live appointment.

Visit the Writing Center website

Accounting Club Meetings The Accounting Club's mission is to promote interest in the field of accounting, and to facilitate interaction between members of the business community, students, and faculty. FIND OUT MORE: uaa_accountingclub@alaska.edu

Accounting Faculty Be mindful of faculty availability by checking in with them before sending your resume or cover letter for review. They are a valuable resource, as they have experienced the same process that you are about to go through.

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UAF STUDENT RESOURCES Career Services Mock interviews, resume and cover letter review.

uaf.edu/career uaf-career@alaska.edu (907) 474 - 7596

Schedule an appointment here.

UAF Writing Center Resume and cover letter assistance available by email or live appointment.

Visit the Writing Center website

GAAP Meetings GAAP is open to anyone who is interested in professional development and learning about the accounting career opportunities available after graduation. FIND OUT MORE: uaf-gaap@alaska.edu

Accounting Faculty Be mindful of faculty availability by checking in with them before sending your resume or cover letter for review. They are a valuable resource, as they have experienced the same process that you are about to go through.

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UAS STUDENT RESOURCES Career Services Mock interviews, resume and cover letter review.

uas.alaska.edu/career_service drrydman@alaska.edu (907) 786-6913

Schedule an appointment though email.

UAA Writing Center Resume and cover letter assistance available by email or live appointment.

Visit the Writing Center website

Accounting Club Meetings The Accounting Club provides a forum for students to meet informally with accounting faculty and professionals working for the government and business. The purpose of the club is to connect local and online students with accounting professionals. FIND OUT MORE: jhamil29@alaska.edu

Accounting Faculty Be mindful of faculty availability by checking in with them before sending your resume or cover letter for review. They are a valuable resource, as they have experienced the same process that you are about to go through.

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Legal disclaimer: all information on employers pages belong to their respective owners. Photos were obtained from the accounting firms or from Canva.com. UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual. Designed by UAF Career Services. Credits: Bekah Olson, Myzah Tuiletufuga, and Brooke Fontoura-Sutliff

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2021 UA Accounting Recruitment Week Booklet  

This is our booklet listing all employers participating in Accounting Recruitment Week.

2021 UA Accounting Recruitment Week Booklet  

This is our booklet listing all employers participating in Accounting Recruitment Week.

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