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SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE CPA DESIGNATION

Removing roadblocks. Leading by example. Reflecting the ethics, values and standards of the profession. These are qualities that are exhibited every day by mentors across Ontario. Becoming a mentor to an up-and-coming CPA is a career milestone and one of the best ways to pass on your professional expertise. CPA mentors are experts in their field and use their knowledge to guide the next generation of accounting and business leaders as they develop the skills they need to succeed.

Register today and join our community of thousands of mentors across Ontario.


 

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WHY SHOULD I MENTOR?

Mentorship is a two-way relationship that is valuable to both the prospective CPA and the mentor. By choosing to become a mentor you are achieving a milestone in your career while inspiring prospective CPAs to reach the next level of their journey and fulfil their potential. Mentors grow their professional leadership skills, help to guide a student through the CPA certification program and have the unique opportunity to learn from someone who may have a different perspective and background.

WHAT IS INVOLVED:

Become a mentor time commitment

Average 15 hours per year building relationship with your mentee.

Become a mentor flexibility

Freedom to meet in person, online or over the phone.

Become a mentor development

Support the development of valuable CPA competencies.

Become a mentor documentation

Report meetings using the practical experience reporting tool (PERT).


 

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MENTOR TESTIMONIALS:

David Lao

David Lao - Financial Analyst, Department of National Defence

"This is the opportunity to make a real difference in the professional life of a future CPA. My advice to all prospective mentors? Your CPA mentee needs you and the CPA profession needs you."

Aaron Evans

Aaron Evans - Controller and General Manager – IT, Algoma Steel

"When you get the opportunity to make a difference in the up-and-coming of your profession, it is an honour and reflects well on all CPAs."

Christina Dookhoo

Christina Dookhoo - Controllership Analyst, Ministry of Gov. and Consumer Services Branch

"I hope to learn how to become a better listener and effective leader that can personally connect with any individual, no matter the circumstances, and achieve positive results."

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