The Vancouver Accounting Experience. The Accounting Career Podcast.

The Vancouver Accounting Experience. The Accounting Career Podcast.
The podcast for accounting students and aspiring CPAs. Learn about the industry, the opportunities, and advice for students. Adrian Law, CPA, CA hosts and interviews professional accountants to learn about their careers, their challenges, and their accomplishments. Discover what it takes to be successful and earn your professional accounting designation. Be inspired, informed, and entertained.

Random Thoughts on Living Life During the COVID-19 Crisis
Apr 6 • 30 min
I’m sick! Don’t worry it’s not that virus - just a bad cough — but enough to make me contemplate our life and times living with the COVID-19 pandemic and crisis that is affecting everything and everyone. I get into talking about working from home, getting…
My thoughts on CFE study, preparation and case writing
Mar 28 • 43 min
With the global lockdown, a lot of you will have extra time on your hands. What better way to spend the time than to start thinking about the upcoming CFE! With this year’s CFE (Common Final Examination) just over five months away, I thought I’d share…
Advice From My Mentee Jane Zhang, Accountant and Aspiring CPA
Mar 19 • 39 min
My CPA mentee Jane Zhang joins me on the podcast to talk about her experiences as a fairly new professional accountant working in industry. Jane talks about how her co-op job reinforced her interest in an accounting career. She also shares her advice for…
Podcasting from CPABC Headquarters | Julian Robertson Explains the CPA Designation
Mar 12 • 41 min
I’m very excited about this episode of the Vancouver Accounting Experience as I’m joined by Julian Robertson, Senior Student Recruitment Officer from CPABC (Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia). CPABC is the governing and regulatory… —-…
Internal Audit is NOT External Audit | Tamara Oceguera Explains Why She Loves Her Job
Feb 28 • 30 min
Senior Internal Audit at Teck Resources, Tamara Oceguera joins the podcast this week to discuss all things related to internal audit. If you assumed internal audit is just like external audit, you’d assume wrong! In fact, Tamara and I agree that… —- Send…
What Exactly is Auditing? It’s Not a Mystery
Feb 22 • 71 min
When I was an accounting student auditing was a real mystery to me. What exactly is auditing? Why do accountants hate it? If you’re interested in working at a public accounting firm, most likely you’ll have to choose one of two paths: 1) auditing or 2)……
Mentoring to Grow and Develop Teams with Guest Paweł Komarnicki of
Feb 12 • 42 min
I’m joined by my guest Paweł Komarnicki, Founder of, a digital agency and mentoring blog, to discuss the role of mentorship within teams. Teams can utilize mentoring as a tool to share knowledge and experiences, develop relationships, and gr……
Can You Have Passion for Accounting? My Guest Shoraun Chowdry, CPA, CA Shares His Passions
Feb 5 • 29 min
My Guest Shoraun Chowdry, CPA, CA Shares His Passion for Accounting —- Send in a voice message:
Work vs. School and Discovering Your Career Path By Going Wide
Jan 27 • 38 min
Work vs.School and Discovering Your Career Path: Q&A Session w/ Adrian Law, CPA, CA. —- Send in a voice message:
What Exactly is a Management Accountant? My Guest, Hamzeh Najarian, CPA, CMA Shares His Insights
Jan 22 • 20 min
Adrian’s guest Hamzeh Najarian, CPA, CMA shares his insights as a Management Accountant —- Send in a voice message:
Double the Guests on The VAE! Jeannie Ho and Michael Cha, both CPAs, Share Their Experiences
Jan 17 • 25 min
Adrian is joined by not one but two guests: Jeannie Ho, Controller Native Shoes and Michael Cha, Manager Financial Reporting, Zenabis Global —- Send in a voice message:
Unleash the Power of Informational Interviews w/ Adrian Law
Jan 8 • 31 min
Adrian Law discusses how performing an informational interview can be useful for kicking off a career. —- Send in a voice message:
Episode 3 of The VAE w/ Guest Gerard Gaba, Senior Accountant from MNP
Dec 29, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode of The Vancouver Accounting Experience, I’m joined by my guest Gerard Gaba, Senior Accountant from MNP. —- Send in a voice message:
I’m a CPA! Adrian Law’s Story and Tips for Accounting Students
Dec 29, 2019 • 39 min
In this second episode, I get into my past, my job history and discuss how I changed careers into Accounting. —- Send in a voice message:
The Inaugural Episode of The VAE! Adrian Law Introduces Himself and Explains His Motivations Behind the Podcast
Dec 24, 2019 • 5 min
In the very first episode, I explain how I came to launching my podcast and the motivations behind my part-time business. —- Send in a voice message: