Fisher Current Students

Fisher Current Students is designed to provide currently enrolled FSOA students with policies, procedures, and events unique to the School. It provides basic information needed to develop a plan of study, but is not designed to replace academic advising. Students seeking admission requirements for our degree programs should visit each program section of the website.

Weekly Announcements

Important Dates

Friday, February 22: Module 3 classes end

Monday-Friday, February 25-March 1: Module 3 Final Exams

FSOA Students

Tuesday, February 19, 11:15am-1:30pm: Join James Moore for some Chick-Fil-A in the Gleim Atrium. Stop by and get to know some of the professionals at James Moore including two of their local partners. Learn about the great career opportunities James Moore has to offer and gain insight into what life is really like as a public accountant.

Wednesday, February 20, 6:15pm: Fisher School of Accounting Council (FSOAC) will be having its 2nd General Body Meeting in Gerson 126. The guest speakers will be the International Program’s Student Ambassadors, and there will be free food (Chick-fil-A) provided after the meeting in the Gleim Atrium. They hope to see you there!

Summer Leadership Program: Saltmarsh CPA is proud to announce the dates for their 2019 Summer Leadership Program in Pensacola, FL. Beacon is a 2-day exclusive leadership program geared toward students who have about 2 years remaining in their education. The program will run May 29-30. Must be within 2 years of completing your education, have declared Accounting as your major, and have an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Complete their short application to apply.

Scholarships

James Wilcox Endowment Scholarship: The James Wilcox Endowment, established through the FICPA Scholarship Foundation, has allocated four (4) $5,000 scholarships for African-American accounting students from accredited Florida colleges and universities. 4th year students who are currently completing their senior year and will be enrolled in our Master’s Program in Fall 2019, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens (or Permanent Resident Status), Florida residents, indicate a desire to work in Florida and plan to sit for the CPA exam. Deadline to apply is March 4, 2019.

Walter A. Friedly Memorial Scholarship: FICPA’s Walter A. Friedly Memorial Scholarship Fund, established through the Community Foundation of Broward, has designated three (3) scholarships at $2,000 each for accounting students for the Fall 2019 semester. Applicants must be 4th or 5th year accounting students who will be enrolled in the Fall 2019 semester, U.S. citizens (or Permanent Resident Status) and residents of Broward County. Students must also indicate a desire to work in Florida and plan to sit for the CPA exam. In addition, the student must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office for Student Financial Affairs. Deadline to apply is March 4, 2019.

Full-Time Employment

University Athletic Association (UAA): The UAA is hiring an Associate Director/ Financial Analyst. This position is responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting within regulatory requirements, NCAA and GAAP compliance and accounting principles. Prepares and analyzes statistical and financial reports, financial statements and supporting schedules including EADA and NCAA financial reporting. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, and four years of relevant financial experience is required. A valid CPA license is preferred. Apply online.

The Orthopaedic Institute: The Orthopaedic Institute currently has an opening for a Staff Accountant in their Alachua office. B.S/B.A. in Accounting, Business, Finance or Economics Preferred. 1-3 years of experience in an accounting environment (public company experience is a plus). For more information, feel free to contact their Accounting Manager, Theresa Freig at (352) 367-2305, Mark Russell (CFO) at (352) 548-3283, or Traci Ball VP of Human Resources at (352) 367-2302.

Past Announcements

2019

2018