Welcome to the Accounting Industry Connections Community!

Explore your interest in the accounting industry through this page’s various tools and resources. Check out the Accounting 101 resources which provide Villanova-specific information and links to the Firsthand Vault Guides which give a more thorough overview of the accounting profession. The jobs and internships featured on this page are just a sampling of what is posted on Handshake, so log in to view more! To connect with additional alumni involved in accounting, check out the Nova Network.

Audit in Action: Black History Month Feature: Yousdad Celne

Article Pulled from CAQ

For Black History Month, get to know some black accountants from the auditing profession. Meet Yousdad Celne, Associate at PwC US.

What led you to choose a career in accounting?

My parents are Haitian immigrants and …

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Forensic Accounting: Definition and Overview

Forensic accounting is a type of accounting that “follows the money” and analyzes financial information to look for evidence of potential financial misconduct. Forensic accountants investigate companies’ and people’s financial records and use accounting and legal skills to interpret and …

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How to Choose an Accounting Career Path

With so many different paths to take in accounting, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. We’ve broken down some of the most common career paths to give you a sense of what each job …

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Industry 101 Guides

Career Readiness Resources

Alumni Connections

  • Marlton, New
  • Project Manager C.Mchugh General Contractor
Meet Chuck >
  • Boston, MA
  • Senior Analyst, Business Intelligence Aetion
Meet Eric >
  • West Chester, PA
  • Director of Finance Corporation Service Company
Meet Christopher >
  • Erie, CO
Meet Kirk >

Ava Lala

  • Denver, CO
  • Ava Lala Coaching
Meet Ava >
  • California, USA
Meet Kari >
  • Greater Philadelphia
  • Founder/CEO Pearl's Sales & Marketing Consultancy
Meet Pearl >
  • South Plainfield, NJ
  • High School Mathematics Teacher Edison Township Public Schools
Meet Tina >
  • Braintree, MA
  • Amazon Reseller Self Employed
Meet Scott >
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Regional Director of Client Development Northern Trust Corporation
Meet Andrew >
  • St Augustine, Florida
  • Senior Vice President, Technology and Cyber Risk Oversight Citi
Meet David >
  • New York, NY
  • Digital Video Editor The Children's Village
Meet Matthew >

Skill Building Courses

Financial Accounting Part 1

Taught by Earl Stice
Anyone who needs to interpret financial statements or communicate financial results needs a solid understanding of financial accounting. This comprehensive,…

Power BI Dataflows Essential Training

Taught by Helen Wall
Power BI offers a wide variety of capabilities, ranging from custom data connectors to custom dashboard visuals. In this course,…

Lightroom: Social Sharing

Taught by Theresa Jackson
Lightroom is the ideal platform for sharing your images with clients, colleagues, or followers on social media. You can share…

Learning Adobe Creative Cloud

Taught by Chad Chelius
With Adobe Creative Cloud, you can access the entire collection of Adobe software, including powerhouse design tools such as Photoshop,…

Power BI Quick Tips

Taught by Heather Severino
This collection of Microsoft Power BI quick tip videos is designed to demonstrate helpful tricks and quickly explain useful features.…

Photos for macOS Catalina Essential Training

Taught by Derrick Story
With Photos for macOS, you can easily manage, enhance, and share a large library of photos. Thanks to macOS Catalina…

Lightroom Quick Tips: Portraits

Taught by Natalie Fobes
This collection of Adobe Lightroom quick tip videos is designed to show you ways to make photos of people look…

Learning Creative Cloud Libraries

Taught by Tony Harmer
Creative Cloud Libraries allow you to access your assets anywhere—from any device. This course shows how to collect and organize…

ABAP for SAP Users

Taught by Michael Management
Are you a functional SAP specialist looking for technical training to improve your overall skills? Have you considered ABAP? Advanced…

Review and Manage the SAP MRP List

Taught by Michael Management
The material requirements planning (MRP) list is a key information source for anyone involved in inventory control and manufacturing. This…

How to Perform Business Analysis in a Virtual Environment

Taught by Jamie Champagne
Taking your business analysis work from the office to a virtual space can seem like a big leap. But the…

Power Apps: Building Data-Driven Apps

Taught by Phil Gold
Microsoft Power Apps makes it easy to build user-friendly frontend applications on top of your existing data—without any code. This…

Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

Taught by Derrick Story
As your digital photo collection grows, it becomes more important to organize and back up your work. Add in a…

Project Online Reporting with Power BI

Taught by John Riopel
Learn about how to create clear, visually compelling project reports with the Power BI interactive data visualization tools in Microsoft…

Collaborating on Video Projects with Creative Cloud

Taught by Richard Harrington
Adobe Creative Cloud offers a suite of applications that—when used together—can make exchanging ideas and edits with your collaborators a…

Creating Panoramas with Lightroom

Taught by Richard Harrington
A great panorama is more than the sum of its parts. A panoramic image can showcase landscapes and architecture in…

Evaluating Business Investment Decisions

Taught by Joshua Rischin
Making an investment is risky for a company of any size. How do you know if a purchase or acquisition…

Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Strategies in SAP

Taught by Michael Management
Discover how to calculate the materials required for product manufacturing with greater accuracy and speed within SAP. The SAP ERP…

SAP Accounts Receivable Boot Camp

Taught by Michael Management
Learn the ins and outs of the accounts receivable (AR) functionality in the SAP suite of enterprise software. In this…

Power BI Essential Training

Taught by Gini von Courter
Discover how to quickly glean insights from your data using Power BI. This formidable set of business analytics tools—which includes…

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