ACCA USA

Events

ACCA USA coordinates a wide array of events, roundtables and networking receptions for our USA members and partners & stakeholders. 

Learn more about events scheduled in your area below.

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • 1700 Market St. (Suite 1005) Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Chapter Head Tameka Morris cordially invites ACCA members, affiliates, students, and guest to  the Philadelphia Chapter Meeting.

    Topic: Cyber Security

    Speaker:  Steven Odhiambo, IT Audit Senior Manager, CISSP, CISA

    Light refreshments will also be provided.

     

     


     

     

         


    • Thursday, April 23, 2015
    • 6:30 PM (CDT)
    • Nicolas Ristorante, 5800 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024

    Chapter Head Siobhan Pandya cordially invites ACCA members, affiliates, students and their guests to attend the Dallas, Texas Chapter Meeting. 

    Special Guest: Danny M. Goldberg

    Danny M. Goldberg is the Founder of GoldSRD (www.GOLDSRD.com) a leading provider of Staff Augmentation, Executive Recruiting and Professional Development services. Danny is an internationally-regarded speaker on internal audit, accounting and communications skills. Previously, Danny led the Professional Development and Executive Recruiting Practices at Sunera. Mr. Goldberg re-purchased his practice that he sold to Sunera in 2011. Prior to joining Sunera in January 2011, Danny founded SOFT GRC, an advisory services and professional development firm. Danny has over 17 years of audit experience, including five as a CAE/Audit Director at two diverse companies.

    Danny is accredited as the professional commentator on the publication BNA Tax and Accounting Portfolio, Internal Auditing: Fundamental Principles (Accounting Policy and Practice Series), which is authored by renowned audit scholars Curtis C. Vershoor and Mort A. Dittenhofer - co-author of Sawyer's Internal Auditing. Additionally, Danny has been named as one of the Fort Worth Business Press 40 under 40 for 2014.

    Topic: Emotional Intelligence for Finance Professionals. Learn about this new yet crucial element of being a strong finance professional.

    Please come out to support this event. It will be a great opportunity for students, affiliates and members to learn about how to be strong finance professionals and also learn key tips and tricks from Danny Goldberg.

    • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    • 6:15 PM (CDT)
    • Yao Restaurant, 9755 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042 Phone: 832-251-2588

    Houston Chapter Head Stacey-Ann McCarthy cordially invites ACCA members, affiliates, students and their guests to attend the ACCA Houston, Texas Chapter Meeting.

    Special Guest: Michael F. O'Brien

    Michael is the Owner of the three Liberty Tax Service offices, of which the first one is locate at 21121 Kuykendahl Rd. Suite B, Spring, TX 77379. Previously, for 15 years, Michael owned MOB Investments, a private investment vehicle for investing in small businesses and trading in stocks, bonds and commodities. Prior to this he retired as the president of four U.S. energy trading/marketing subsidiaries of the Fortune 100 Canadian Company TransCanada Pipelines. Michael has an MBA in General Management with an Emphasis in finance and Undergraduate Degrees in Accounting and Management. His Master's thesis "LIFO vs FIFO Accounting and Its Effects on Operations Strategy" was published in the Journal of Accountancy, Spring 1994

    Topics:

    • Tax Planning for 2015.
    • Small Business Tax: Schedule C - Depreciation, business use of home & car, business & entertainment expense, health insurance deductions estimated tax and recordkeeping.
    • Tax benefits of forming a LLC.
    • Schedule A - Itemized Deductions.
    • Schedule D - Capital Gains & Losses. Differences between short-term and long-term capital gains & losses.
    • Understanding Individual Tax Credits: Earned Income, child, additional child, child and dependent care, lifetime learning and American opportunity.
    • General tax updates.
    • Q&A

    This meeting will qualify for CPD credits.

    • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Club 101 - 101 Park Avenue, New York City
    The 29th ACCA USA Annual General Meeting will meet prior to the Networking Reception and will be lead by Committee Chairperson Kathy Liu.


    The Networking Reception will be held in adjacent space and will commence directly after. For more information, click here
    • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Club 101- 101 Park Avenue, New York City
    Please join us for the 29th ACCA USA Annual General Meeting Networking Reception in New York City featuring remarks from the incoming Committee Chairperson Siobhan Pandya, ACCA USA Head Warner Johnston, and Brian McEnery, ACCA Vice President and partner at BDO Ireland. Mr. McEnery's will discuss the current state of the banking industry.


    The Networking Reception is a great opportunity to mingle with fellow ACCA members, affiliates, students and friends and learn about the great progress ACCA USA continues to make. 


    Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 


    For those interested in attending the AGM Member Meeting immediately preceding the Networking Reception, please RSVP here.

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