In conjunction with the Accounting Club and the Kogod Center for Career Development, the Kogod accounting department hosts a wide variety of programs for our students. See the list below for a sampling of past programs.
- Becker Fast Pass Course at AU
For students who were preparing to take the CPA exam, Becker offered their popular Fast Pass Course at AU over the summer.
- Open House with SC&H Group, LLC
Professionals of SC&H Group joined the Kogod Accounting Club for Annual Career Opportunity Day to discuss employment opportunities at the firm.
- Dressing for Success with Brooks Brothers
Brooks Brothers of Chevy Chase hosted a discussion about how to dress for success and the importance it holds in career management.
- Accounting Presentation with Deloitte
Representatives from Deloitte joined the Kogod Accounting Club in a presentation discussing revenue recognition and income statement issues.
- Scoring More Beyond the Big Four
The Accounting Club hosted a networking event and discussion panel where students learned about the advantages of non-Big Four public accounting jobs from 20 small and mid-sized Accounting firms.
- More Than the Numbers: An Accounting Information Session
The Accounting Club held an informal student panel covering everything accounting from degrees to the CPA Exam to potential internships and concluded with a Q&A and networking reception with current Accounting students.
- E-Board Election Information Session
With elections approaching, President Dylan Vogt and Accounting Club Adviser Professor Lindsay talked to students about available positions and the election process.
- Meeting with Deloitte Forensic Professionals
Hosted by the ACFE@AU, students heard from two Deloitte professionals working in the firm's Forensic and Dispute Services practice and what a day is like as a "big four" forensic accountant.
- Lecture on Fraud and Forensic Accounting
The ACFE@AU and Baker Tilly held a discussion panel on white collar crime.
- Breakfast with Deloitte
The Account Club hosted a networking and recruiting breakfast with Deloitte for students to learn about job opportunities and about one of the "big four" in accounting.
- Recruiting Season Firm Presentation Series: Reznick Group
The Accounting Club introduced students to firm recruiters and partners from Reznick Group, allowing them to discuss internship and job opportunities with the company.
- Recruiting Season Firm Presentation Series: Ernst & Young
The Accounting Club introduced students to firm recruiters and partners from Ernst & Young, allowing them to discuss internship and job opportunities with the company.
- Recruiting Season Firm Presentation Series: RAFFA
The Accounting Club introduced students to firm recruiters and partners from RAFFA, allowing them to discuss internship and job opportunities within the company.
- Accounting Panel & Career and Networking Fair
KCCD hosted a panel of several alums and other professionals in the accounting field to discuss opportunities, career paths, experiences, and preparation for those interesting in professional accounting. This included a highlight of non-profit, government, and for-profit positions.
- Meet the Deloitte Recruiters
The Accounting Club and KCCD hosted recruiters from Deloitte to discuss future on-campus events, including a breakfast with several firms.
- Forensic Accountancy in Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Professor Casey Evan's hosted two forensic accounting experts in one of her courses to discuss the role a forensic accountant plays in litigation and the dispute resolution process. The event featured Michael Kresslein, of Duff & Phelps LLC, and George Saitta, of the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice.
- IFRS/GAAP Convergence and the SEC Roadmap
Professor Ajay Adhikari’s International Accounting course featured two presentations focused on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Roadmap and the IFRS/GAAP convergence.
- How Financial Statements Tell a Story
AICPA's Ian MacKay spoke to one of Professor Emily Lindsay's classes about how accounting and financial statements tell a story. His focus was on Borders, Inc. and its bankruptcy.
- Issues in Accounting for Income Taxes
Representatives from Ernst & Young spoke with Professor Lindsay's ACCT-780 class on the subject of accounting for income taxes. The focus of their presentation was "Valuation Reserves and the Evaluation of Uncertain Tax Positions—Key Issues that Require Judgment and which Impact Client Results."
- Interviewing and Detecting Lies: A Presentation on Certified Fraud Examiners
The Kogod Accounting Club hosted two certified fraud examiners (CFEs), Aaron Brehove and Jonathan Ward. Ward and Brehove discussed the skill of interviewing to gather elicit information, reading body language, and other skills used by CFEs to successfully work in the field of forensic accounting.
- Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Presentation by David Harvey
David Harvey, of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), presented to Professor Emily Lindsay’s Accounting Theory class. In his presentation, he discussed the origin, organization, and mission of the PBGC; the employment opportunities and career paths available; and the current issues in accounting for defined benefit pension plans.
- White Collar Crime Panel
This panel was co-sponsored by Professor Casey Evans' Forensic Accounting course, and was comprised of a variety of experts in the field of accounting fraud. The panelists were Aaron Brehove, of Ernst & Young, LLP; Carl Hoecker, of the U.S. Capitol Police; David Karakashian, of Withum Smith + Brown, PC; and Matthew Dankner, of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP.
- Balanced Scorecard Presentation by Paul Arveson
Paul Arveson, of the Balanced Scorecard Institute, overviewed the balanced scorecard and discussed how this management tool is used in strategic planning and management to improve results in corporations, not-for-profits, and governmental organizations. Paul's remarks were followed by Q&A. The event was sponsored by the Kogod Accounting Club, the Graduate Business Association, and the Undergraduate Business Association.