A degree in Accounting will give you the theoretical background for a career in the field. Students often are confronted after graduation with the choice: public v. private. This interactive webinar will give you an overview of each type of Accounting and help you think about how you can chart your career.
1. Learn the similarities and differences between public and private accounting careers.
2. Hear from a young professional about her experience so far working in both public and corporate accounting.
3. Learn how to get more involved in professional organizations for your future. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of the presenter.
Judy Kajen, CPA MSA is a senior tax accountant at WIN Waste Innovations, a company headquartered in Portsmouth, NH that specializes in waste hauling, disposal, and the manufacturing of energy-from-waste. Judy is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she received her BS in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting.
After graduation, Judy began her career in public accounting at Baker Newman Noyes (BNN), a regional accounting firm with locations in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. During her two years at BNN, Judy was part of the “closely held business” tax group and predominantly served clients such as partnerships, S corporations, and individuals.
Now, as a corporate tax accountant at WIN, she is responsible for over 500 annual tax filings for both federal and state purposes.
Bryan Bouchard, CMA is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Southern New Hampshire University. Prof. Bouchard is a Certified Management Accountant and received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance, his Master of Business Administration, and his Master of Science in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University.
Prof. Bouchard was named to the 2012 class of 40 Under Forty by the Manchester Union Leader. In 2015 he was named Civic Leader of the Year in NH by Stay Work Play and New Hampshire Public Radio. He also was awarded the 2011 Campus Compact for New Hampshire Presidents' Good Steward Award. This was for his work getting accounting students involved in assisting nonprofit organizations with their accounting.
At SNHU Prof. Bouchard was awarded the 2018 Excellence in Advising Award, the 2016 Student Affairs Faculty Partner Award, the 2012 student organization Advisor of the Year, and the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award. He has been the advisor in the past for the Phi Delta Psi fraternity and the Future Business Leaders of America.
Outside of SNHU Bryan has served as a board member for Easterseals NH since 2015. He currently serves on their Executive Committee on the board as Treasurer. Bouchard also is a board member for the NH Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants and serves on the Community Advisory Board of the Palace Theatre.