Career Forum 2017

Career Forum is one of the flagship events of our Institute.  It comprises of a career development seminar, workshops, CV doctor, exhibition and a free luncheon.  You will also have a chance to be interviewed by HR experts and win an internship placement at CPA firms.  Panel speakers will share with you their valuable insights on the topic "Leading with Strategy".  It is a golden chance for you to meet CPAs and executives to get updates on the profession.  The workshops will also provide you with a fascinating insights with topics covering assurance and risk management, forensic accounting, digitalization in accounting, financial advisory and management consultancy, tax compliance and planning, professional accountants in business world, path to become a CPA; and effective job hunting & image building.

 

Vote for your favourite souvenir

& win a prize!

  newQPSouvenirComp

Voting period: August - September 2017

Date : 8 October 2017 (Sunday)                                                                                                          

Time : 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                                                                  

Venue : Cyberport Conference and Exhibition Centre

Registration period: 1 August 2017 - 24 September 2017

  

Please click here for online registration for Career Forum / Interview with CPA Firms.

  

Free luncheon and admission 

Enjoy the free luncheon and meet face-to-face with CPAs and senior executives.

 

Career Forum - "Leading with Strategy"

A panel of industry leaders in the accountancy profession to give expert advice and share valuable insights on career prospects and professional development.

 

  • Moderator: Patrick Law, Convenor, Career Forum Advisory Panel & Vice President, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs &
    Deputy Assurance Leader, Hong Kong & Macau, EY
  • Mabel Chan, President, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs & Deputy Managing Partner, Grant Thornton Hong Kong Limited
  • Billy Lau, Chief Financial Officer, foodpanda Hong Kong
  • William Lo, Executive Director, Finance, Airport Authority Hong Kong 

 

 

Career-oriented workshops  Speakers
  • Assurance and Risk Management
    External audit, internal audit, IT/system audit and risk management, etc. 

 

 

 

  

  • Charbon Lo (moderator)
    Director, Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited
  • Loretta Fong
    Partner, PwC
  • Ken Lin
    Financial Controller,
    The Jardine Engineering Corporation, Limited 
  • Digitalization in Accounting
    Digitalization impact on the accounting profession, applications of IT at work, etc.
  • Eric Tong (moderator)
    Vice President, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs &  
    Partner, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte China
  • Matthew Cheng
    Corporate Vice President and Group Financial Controller,
    Tencent Holdings Limited 
  • Benson Ng
    Partner, Advisory Services, EY 
  • Effective Job Hunting & Image Building
    Develop effective job hunting strategies, enhance interview skill and image for winning the job.   
  • Desmond Chan 
    President, Association of Image Architects
  • Alex Cheung
    Senior Consultant, Page Personnel Finance
  • Brian Lau
    Associate Manager, Page Personnel Finance  
  • Financial Advisory & Management Consultancy
    Business transformation, mergers & acquisition transactions, due diligence, restructurings, corporate strategy, portfolio management, business unit strategy and business performance management, etc. 

  

 

  

  • Simon Wong (moderator)
    Managing Director,
    China Silk Road International Capital Limited
  • Susanna Chiu, MH, JP, FCPA, CICPA, CISA
    Past President, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs &
    Director, Li & Fung Development (China) Limited
  • Stephen Law
    Managing Director, ANS Capital Limited  
  • Forensic Accounting
    Financial crime examinations, forensic technology and regulatory compliance, etc.
  • Raymond Cheng (moderator)
    Managing Director, HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited
  • Johnson Kong
    Managing Director, BDO Limited
  • Irene Siu
    Executive Director, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, EY
  • Path to become a CPA
    Sharing on how to equip yourself to be a CPA by QP graduates from accounting and non-accounting backgrounds.

 

 

  

  • Jonathan Ng (moderator)
    Executive Director, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs
  • Stephanie Hui
    Manager, Investment Products Division,
    Securities and Futures Commission
  • Wilson Wu
  • Manager, Financial Services, EY
  • Professional Accountants in Business World
    Through analysing, elaborating and implementing the decisions for shaping and strengthening an organization's position.

 

  • Wendy Yung (moderator)
    Founder, Practising Governance Limited
  • Catherine Chau
    Head of Asia Compliance ex Japan,
    Fidelity Management & Research (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Kim Man Wong
    Chief Financial Officer, HK Electric Investments Limited
  • Tax Compliance & Planning
    Hong Kong, China & international tax system and transfer pricing, etc.

 

 

   


 

  • Webster Ng (moderator)
    Sole Proprietor, Webster Ng & Co.
  • Wesley Leung
    Chief Assessor, Inland Revenue Department,
    The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Curtis Ng
  • Head of Tax, Hong Kong, KPMG China

 

Interview with CPA Firms 

Meet the potential employers and interview by HR experts to obtain internship placement at CPA firms in preparing yourself to pursue a career in the accountancy profession. 

  

CV Doctor

Are you looking for ways to improve your current CV? Here is a chance to perfect your CV! Professional consultants from Robert Walters Hong Kong, a world leading specialist professional recruitment consultancy, will offer one-on-one resume-enhancing advice to participants. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable advice for writing an effective resume, to hone your interview skills and get the job.

 

Register now and bring a copy of your CV to meet the consultants onsite.

 

Career Exhibition

20 participating organizations and their representatives will share with participants the latest update of market trend, recruitment policy of the company and career prospects of the accountancy profession. Come and meet the potential employers at the career exhibition!

 

exhibitor

 

 

The Career Forum and workshops are conducted in Cantonese. Seats are limited and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. 

 

CF2017

 

 

 

 

Download the leaflet 

 

Enquiry
Please call 2287 7463 or 2287 7228 or email to etd@hkicpa.org.hk