EVENTS Click on the photos for more information Our Next Event: Take a look at the exciting events we have planned throughout the semester! ALL Upcoming Educational Industry ACCommunity UNSW Accounting Society x CA ANZ are proud to present its annual 🍸Cocktails & Canapés 🍤 event, held at the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay. Join us for a night of, networking with representatives from esteemed firms including PWC, ACCA, KPMG, CIMA and more to come.📈 Students can gain exclusive insights into the day-to-day responsibilities of business professionals👩💼 whilst enjoying drinks and light refreshments provided free of charge.😋 At AccSoc, we aspire to bridge the gap between students and the professional world. AccSoc is looking for enthusiastic, hardworking, and dedicated individuals who are committed to growing AccSoc and positively impacting the students of UNSW. This is an opportunity for you to develop yourself both personally and professionally and provide a chance to heighten your university experience! You’ll have the chance to develop your leadership, management, and teamwork skills by leading your very own subcommittee whilst also planning and creating the strategic direction of AccSoc. Grab some friends and join us and our generous sponsor ✨CIMA✨ at AccSoc x CIMA’s Money Masters Trivia Night 🤩🤩 Show off your CENTS of humour 😂😂😂 for a fun night of: 💰Trivia questions of all categories 💰PRIZES! 💰Informal networking opportunities 💰FOOD!!!! AccSoc’s Accounting Avenues is designed to offer an insight into skills, career paths and degree tips in order to jumpstart your professional pathway.🤓 You can learn about the many internship options that will jumpstart your accounting career at the event and acquire valuable knowledge about professional accounting certifications.📑 Whether you’re looking to further strengthen your understanding of harder topics and concepts in ACCT2542 or just looking to catch up on the term’s content, this workshop is just right for you 🧠. This workshop will be run online by tutors from the School of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation. Feeling stressed as term 2 comes to an end? 😭 Introducing BSOC x ACCSOC’s COMM1140 and 1180 revision workshops, where you will be able to find the answers to your questions 🙋 of all things related to financial management and value creation 📊 Whether you want to solidify your understanding 📈 with tutors or catch up on any topics 🧐 with our additional resources, this is the perfect opportunity for you to do so. How are you going to stand out when you look like every other uni student?🤔🤔 DONT WORRY🗣️🗣️ Stand out from the crowd while staying warm and snug this winter with ACCSOC’S 2023 MERCH🔥🔥 If you want to look sleek for the winter season 🥶🥶 AccSoc’s got you covered with 6 stylish colours Are you looking to get your money up??🤑 Want to break into the industry but need help knowing where to start? 😵💫 With internship applications opened up, it can be challenging to understand what different roles entail or what Interns do daily.👨🏽🏫 Accsoc’s insight into interns provides the perfect opportunity to speak to a panel of interns who have been in your exact position. Join us at AccSoc's Careers Fair! The ultimate gateway to networking with professionals🏆 in the accounting industry.👩🏽💼 Get ready to mingle with representatives from the Big Four, as well as our esteemed Mid-tier sponsor firms and boutiques. This event is your golden ticket to finding answers to your burning questions ⁉️⁉️ and building valuable connections with potential employers.🤝 With this event, we aim to bridge the gap between the corporate world and students. Here, you will have the chance to share and bond with representatives from leading companies, and ask any questions you may have about the industry. 🤝🤝👨💼👨💼 This event operates on a first-come, first-served basis and has limited capacity, so we recommend you register ASAP to secure your position! With the term finishing up and exams right around the corner, are you stressed that you can’t catch up on all the content in time? 😬Maybe there was a particular topic you struggled with and you need some extra help.💡 Lucky for you, Accsoc is hosting our highly-demanded revision workshops📈 to help you consolidate your knowledge of the course material. 🧠 Whether you’re looking to strengthen your understanding of harder topics or looking to quickly catch up, we've got you covered! This online COMM1140 workshop will be run by tutors who are putting some time aside to help YOU achieve the best possible results and ace your exam. 📈 Especially in today's data-driven world, Excel skills are well-regarded by professional organisations across many industries.👨💼 AccSoc is proud to announce the launch of our annual Beginner’s Excel Workshop, designed to introduce you to the basics of Excel, catered towards those who are learning Excel for the first time. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work for a global accounting firm? 🌏Are you looking to apply to jobs within the financial space but don't know where to start?😵💫 AccSoc will be partnering with ACCA to answer all your questions about your career and transitioning to the corporate workplace. 💼This event will be a panel featuring guest speaker Sarfraz Nadir who has 20+ years of experience. 👨💼 UNSW Accounting Society will be hosting Mock Interviews with our industry sponsors ⭐to ensure that you gain invaluable knowledge on how to ace your future interviews and leave memorable impressions on your future employers. This workshop aims to give you a practical opportunity for you to network with industry representatives and gain critical feedback on fundamental interview skills like the S.T.A.R method, alongside interview etiquette! Do you want a head start in your course?🚀 Want tips and tricks from established people in the industry?🤝 Well, look no further than Accoc’s flagship Professional Development Program (PDP) presented by BDO❗ You have the exciting opportunity to buddy up with a professional mentor at the forefront of the industry you want to work in.🏢 🚅CHOO CHOO💨💨 All aboard the AccSoc Express‼️‼️ As our Subcommittee recruitment starts chugging along, you might have a couple of questions about subcommittee recruitment.🤔 Lucky for you our lovely directors are all here to have a chat to help you understand everything there is to know about Subcommittee Recruitment and societies in general.😛 Are you a first-year, fresh out of high school🏫 looking to make some close friends to kickstart a fantastic university experience? 🫂Maybe you’re a seasoned uni student looking to jump into society life.🦘🦘 ❗❗No matter who you are or what degree you do, venture forth on our Subcommittee Island to find your perfect portfolio match❗❗ 🎉Try your luck with AccSoc at O-Week 2023! 🎉 Come to our stall and roll the dice 🎲 for your chance to win 🏆 exciting prizes 🏆 From new students looking for information regarding their majors, to 4th years stocking up on freebies, AccSoc has something for everyone. Make sure to swing by the stall and sign up to keep updated with our latest events and opportunities!💰💰💰 AccSoc Directorship applications are now open! At AccSoc, we aspire to bridge the gap between students and the professional world. AccSoc is looking for enthusiastic, hardworking, and dedicated individuals who are committed to growing AccSoc and positively impacting the students of UNSW. APPLY NOW to join AccSoc’s close-knit family as director for 2023! If you are a third-year student searching for your next internship or a first-year unsure of what major to pursue, or anywhere in between, this event is just for you! AccSoc has got you prepared with our Accounting Avenues event, which will provide you with all the information you need to understand the value of the field. Students will have the opportunity to network with esteemed representatives from various notable firms. With the sponsor representatives being sourced across various industries, students will acquire an acumen across the full breadth of the business field💸💹. Want to boost your employability and career prospects?👨💼👩💼💼 Do you struggle to manage your personal finances and want a useful tool to analyse data in everyday life?💰💲 ‘Insights into Interns’ is an excellent opportunity to speak to interns via a Q&A panel from an impressive line of firms: EY, PwC, American Express, Bank of America, spanning across a diverse range of industries including Banking, Audit, Consulting, Tech, Strategy & Transactions, and Tax & Legal. MYOB is one of the most widely used accounting software programs globally. It's designed to help develop your technical skills, which remain highly valuable when applying for internships and graduate roles, especially in the professional services industry! AccSoc’s Careers Fair gives you the opportunity to network with professionals in the industry from the Big Four, alongside our other Mid-tier sponsor firms and boutiques. It’s a great way to get your burning questions answered and to socialise with firms’ representatives who may even be your prospective employers! AccSoc will once again be holding our highly demanded revision workshops. These workshops will be run by tutors from the School of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation who are putting some time aside to help YOU achieve the best possible results. Run online, the workshops will be the perfect opportunity for you to learn about what you know and don’t know, so that you are as prepared as you can be for your final exams. Microsoft Excel is one of the most valued skills in the workforce across a plethora of industries. AccSoc is thus proud to kick off our *3 PART EXCEL SERIES* with this first event, the 'Beginners Excel Workshop'. This event is designed to introduce you to the very basics of Excel, perfect for beginners who are interested in learning Excel for the first time. AccSoc will be simulating an Assessment Centre, where tips and tricks on good AC technique/strategy will be presented by UNSW Career Accelerator! Like a real AC, attendees will be sorted into groups and assessed through their ability to work together to find an appropriate solution to a mock case study! Experienced industry representatives will be reviewing both your group and your INDIVIDUAL performance, and providing you with valuable feedback so you can see what you did well and what you can improve on. Want to learn how to make your dollar go the furthest? Looking to gain an insight on ideal budgeting tips to apply in your daily transactions? Interested in understanding where that superannuation goes and how to maximise its growth? Or simply just want to learn how to improve your spending habits? Well, look no further as Findex has partnered with AccSoc with one goal in mind: giving students greater financial literacy! With the opening of many Vacationer and Graduate position applications recently, it’s the perfect time for AccSoc to announce the beginning of our Mock Recruitment Process (MRP)! This will be a 5-week series, with a separate event being held EACH WEEK, all simulating a different stage of the recruitment process - the same process used by the Big 4 accounting firms, banks and many of the ‘Top100 list’ of employers! If you’re interested in a role in AccSoc but don’t know which portfolio is best suited for your strengths and interests, then head on over to our Team Meet and Greet! With our directors and executives present, you will have the opportunity to fire away any burning questions, from what AccSoc’s culture and vision is, a day in the life of a subcom, or even the perks of being part of the team. Being part of the subcommittee of a portfolio means being part of a small group of passionate students to produce content and transforming AccSoc to greater heights. You will be led by the portfolio directors and execs as part of the bigger AccFam in order to realise AccSoc’s vision and mission for 2022. In doing so, you will form close, rewarding relationships with your peers and have lots of fun while engaging in a variety of outings including our annual society-wide road trip! At this event, you will learn all about how data analytics will drive the accounting profession as it uncovers valuable insights into data and machine learning. It will also provide you with an understanding of the various strategies accountants use to devise innovative outcomes and an understanding of analytics which will increase your employability. Along with this, you will be able to ask any burning questions you have in a Q&A session! Missing real-life networking? Need a few more LinkedIn connections? Need a review of your resume? Want an opportunity to network with professionals in the corporate industry? Well, look no further! Presenting AccSoc’s newest event, Network on the Net! Students will be able to connect with industry professionals from companies including Deloitte, AMP, ACCA, Westpac, and many more! Trimester 2 is coming to an end, and finals are drawing closer and closer. Catching up on 7 weeks worth of content may not be easy, but it will be much more feasible with the help of AccSoc’s ‘T2 Revision Workshops’! Whether you’re looking to further strengthen your understanding of harder topics and concepts to ace your finals or just looking to catch up on the term’s content, these workshops are for you. Within the corporate world, networking holds the power to kickstart your career and open many doors to diverse opportunities! But are you not exactly sure how to do so? We aim to bridge the gap between the corporate world and students. Here, you will have the chance to share and bond with representatives from leading companies over a cup of coffee. This is also a great way to get answers for any questions you may have about the industry. Look no further! UNSW AccSoc has got you covered with our renowned Intermediate Excel Workshop which will help you enhance those highly demanded skills which are vital in both the workforce and everyday life. Knowledge of Excel is integral for professionals today, and stronger Excel skills can open the door to opportunities that further your career. Want to gain insights into working in the corporate industries? Or learn more about ways to improve analytical thinking to equip yourself with skills for the future job market? Want the chance to grab lunch with a senior EY rep? Or maybe you just want to learn a little bit more about EY! Well look no further because AccSoc has partnered with EY to provide you all this! Are you interested in working in the financial services industry but don’t know what opportunities there are? Got some burning questions you want to ask interns currently working in the industry? This is an interactive Q&A panel designed to give students an opportunity to talk to interns from a diverse range of industries including Technology Risk, Investment and Institutional Banking, Management Consulting and Accounting. Missed AccSoc’s inaugural Careers Fair in 2020 due to COVID-19? We are bringing it back this year (better than ever)! Our flagship Career Fair is set to arrive with the support of the Big 4, CIMA and other big corporates. These workshops will be run by tutors from the School of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation who are putting some time aside to help YOU achieve the best possible results. Run online, the workshops will be the perfect opportunity for you to learn about what you know and don’t know, so that you are as prepared as you can be for your final exams. Microsoft Excel is one of the highest demanded skills in the workforce across multiple industries. Moreover, Excel skills are highly beneficial outside of work too, as it can be used to help you with your studies or in managing your personal life. AccSoc is proud to kick off our 3 PART EXCEL SERIES with the first event, 'Beginner Excel Workshop'. This event is designed to introduce you to the very basics of Excel, perfect for beginners who are interested in learning Excel for the first time. Each attendee will be paired up with an AccSoc representative who has been in a similar final interview before, to get help in preparing for a mock final interview. Then, attendees will be directed to complete a final interview with an industry representative, where you will answer questions in real-interview conditions! AccSoc will be simulating an Assessment Centre, where tips and tricks will be presented by experienced industry representatives and members of the Careers Accelerator team! Attendees will be sorted into groups and assessed through their ability to work together to find an appropriate solution to a mock case study! Experienced industry representatives will be reviewing your performance, and providing you with valuable feedback. This workshop will consist of tips and tricks to best prepare for the interview. We will also run through the commonly used STAR method and examples of a good video interview to help you understand the do’s and dont’s of a video interview! Additionally, you will receive personalised feedback on the responses you give during our mock video interview. AccSoc is proud to announce that we will be holding our flagship Professional Develop Program (PDP)! You will be partnered with a professional mentor who is currently working in the industry; and through the one-on-one sessions with your mentor, you will be provided with experienced insight and knowledge regarding the professional world. Psychometric assessments are used by employers to filter through a huge pool of candidates, and may come in various forms such as Numeric Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Situational Judgement tests. This event will involve a 2 hour workshop with insights and tips on mastering psychometric testing. After that, you’ll have the chance to apply that knowledge in a practice psychometric test in assessment-like conditions. Our ‘How to Uni’ event will feature a panel of experienced students from diverse backgrounds who will share insights into everything uni, from study tips and tricks, to how to get into societies, advice on planning and kickstarting your career, and much more! If you have any questions about your opportunities in and outside of uni, this is the place to get answers! The first stage of the MRP is Networking and Applications. It will explore how YOU can make a lasting impression on HR managers and differentiate yourself from other students. During this workshop, a representative from CAANZ will provide their insight on what they want to see from applicants during the first stage, and UNSW Career Accelerator will provide tips and tricks on what to do and what not to do when networking with industry reps. We will be holding a Meet and Greet to give you an opportunity to mingle with the 2021 Team! As all directors and executives will be present, it’s a great chance to ask any questions you may have about specific portfolios, AccSoc’s culture and vision, day in the life of a subcom or even the perks of being part of the team. Being part of the subcommittee of a portfolio means being part of a small group of passionate students to produce content and take on responsibilities that are pivotal in enriching and transforming AccSoc to greater heights. You will be lead by the portfolio directors and execs as part of the bigger AccFam in order to realise AccSoc’s vision and mission for 2021. We’re proud to present you with a jam packed week full off freebies, games and opportunities to talk with the AccSoc team about university experiences, our career and skills development events, AccSoc’s mentoring program for first years or any other questions you may have. ADP is a mentoring program, where first year UNSW students (mentees) are paired with older students (mentors) who have faced all the hardships you are going through and managed to come out on top. Mentors have undergone compulsory training and are fully prepared to guide you with all their wisdom. As a peer mentor, you will be paired with a mentee where you will facilitate one-on-one mentoring sessions to help them find the best coffee on campus, fit into university or share academic tips and career advice. This program is designed to allow you to use your own experiences to guide younger UNSW students to help them avoid first year struggles. AccSoc will once again be holding our highly demanded revision workshops. These workshops will be run by real tutors from the School of Accounting who are putting some time aside to help you achieve the best possible results, and will also be the perfect opportunity for you to see what you know and don’t know. At this event, you will learn all about management accounting, a CIMA qualification, and what pathways you can explore with this from industry representatives. Along with this, you will also be able to ask any burning questions you have in a Q&A session. To help students discover Excel’s magic, AccSoc’s trusted representatives will be running an introductory VBA workshop. As an online presenter will showcase VBA features and functions, students will have the chance to follow it for themselves. 'Diving into Tableau’ presents the opportunity for you to learn how data is used in the real world, while also learning how to use a leading software for data analytics. Tableau has been considered as one of the top ten skills with explosive growth in job-demand. In partnership with Moore Australia, this sponsor-run event will feature panelists from a wide range of different levels, including graduates all the way up to managing director, who will be sharing their experiences at Moore. This is an amazing opportunity for you to develop yourself both personally and professionally and will also give you a chance to heighten your university experience! You’ll be able to develop your leadership, management, and teamwork skills through leading your very own subcommittee whilst also planning and creating the strategic direction of AccSoc. AccSoc and ACCA is proud to bring you our Emotional Intelligence and Branding Workshop to build upon and develop these skills and make you the most attractive employment prospect. The speaking panel will include highly experienced and relevant speakers as well as providing invaluable tips and tricks from trusted and reliable sources! At our event, speakers from Chartered Accountants will be dispelling the myths and misconceptions about accounting. Our panelists will be discussing their journey of becoming an accountant, providing valuable career insights to any business students interested in entering the profession. There will also be opportunities for you to find out if any of your own myths about accounting can be debunked with a Q&A session! Like a real AC, attendees will be sorted into groups and assessed through their ability to work as a team to find an appropriate solution to a mock case study! Industry representatives will then be reviewing both your group and INDIVIDUAL performance, and providing you with valuable feedback so you can see what you did well and what you can improve on. We will be covering courses, ACCT1501, ACCT1511, ACCT2522, ACCT2542. These workshops will be run by the excellent tutors from the School of Accounting who are putting some time aside to help you achieve the best possible results, and will also be the perfect opportunity for you to see what you know and don’t know. Through allowing students to gain an understanding of the typical workplace environment, this event aims to empower students and broaden their choices when deciding future career pathways. Additionally, this event also aims to impart insight into frequently asked questions such as ‘What is the typical day in the life of an intern?’ and ‘What steps can I take to secure an internship at my desired company?’. We’re proud to announce that we are holding our first ever T2 Mid-Term Accounting Revision Workshops in collaboration with the School of Accounting (SoA)! The Week 6 Flexibility Week is an ideal time for you to take stock of what you have learned so far in Weeks 1 to 5 of your accounting course and consolidate that knowledge with a view to re-energize yourself for studying towards the final exam. ‘Accounting Avenues’ is highly valuable to COMMERCE STUDENTS OF ALL YEARS. This educational workshop is designed to introduce students to different accounting career pathways. Further, students will obtain valuable advice in regards to professional accounting qualifications, and learn about internship opportunities that will accelerate your accounting careers. The session will start with a quick crash-course of what psychometric testing encompasses, our tips on how to best tackle them and what you should look out for. Next, you will have the opportunity to apply that knowledge in the Kahoot. Like any other Kahoot, to achieve the maximum number of points, you will have to be both quick and accurate in your responses. During these uncertain times, ACCA x AccSoc will help guide and teach you about this new and upcoming frontier of accounting! This webinar will talk about the impact of cutting-edge technology on the Accounting profession, the changes and new roles of accountants in the new decade and the digital transformation of accounting accelerated by COVID as well as the impact on accounting due to COVID. This showcase is a unique opportunity for you to get to know representatives from your dream employers, the industry insights they hold and the opportunities they have to offer. Members of the recruitment teams and recent graduates will be present, across a broad range of Business fields, to answer your burning questions about the recruitment process and COVID19 disruptions, as well as give tips on getting an edge moving forward. AccSoc is proud to announce the return of our Revision workshops so that YOU, the students, are adequately prepared for your upcoming exams! In collaboration with the School of Accounting, we are running online revision workshops for ACCT1501, ACCT1511, ACCT2522, ACCT3583, ACCT3563, and ACCT3708 in Week 11! Whether it’s to finally make those claims of Excel proficiency on your resume a reality, or just to brush up on the most useful functions and formulas; AccSoc has got you covered with the return of our renowned Intermediate Excel Workshop. This will be an interactive workshop with a presentation mixed with live demonstrations. Worksheets will be provided with lots of examples so that attendees can practise the skills taught in the workshop.