The Accounting Careers Leadership Academy (ACLA)

The Accounting Careers Leadership Academy is an all-expenses paid conference that seeks to engage college students from traditionally underrepresented populations in the accounting careers pipeline. The event aims to strengthen professional skills and highlight the limitless possibilities of a career as a CPA.

Accounting Careers Leadership Academy

Information about ACLA 2019 will be available in the Winter.

When: May 16-17 2019
Where: The Hilton Columbus at Easton (Columbus, OH)

ACLA is an exciting professional development opportunity to help students prepare for a successful future in the accounting industry.

Join us at the ACLA Career Fair where recruiters and students come together to talk about internships, professional development, and job openings.

Hear from expert leaders in the profession and engage in interactive sessions to:
  • Improve leadership skills and increase self-confidence
  • Learn strategies for enhancing professional success
  • Gain a clear vision for becoming a workplace leader 
  • Obtain knowledge on how to succeed as a CPA
  • Prepare for the steps following graduation
View a sample agenda here!


ACLA is specifically designed to increase the number of underrepresented CPAs and accounting professionals, including, but not limited to those who identify as: having a disability, LGBTQ, veterans, first-generation, and people of color.

For more information, please contact:
Sierra Austin
Manager, Diversity & Inclusion
(800) 686-2727 x2247