Date: Wednesday, February, 27th 2013
Time: 05:30pm to 08:30pm
Location: The HUB Ottawa
71 Bank Street, Ottawa K1P 5N2
Price: Free for YCIF Members
10.00$CAD for non-Members
Keynote speaker: Paul Landry, National Director of ZSA Accounting Recruitment
Maximum attendees: 80
Chapter: Ottawa

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 5:30 – 8:30pm
Where: The HUB Ottawa, 71 Bank Street, Ottawa
Dress code: Business Casual

Young Canadians in Finance cordially invites you to attend an exclusive reception at the HUB Ottawa featuring a keynote address and interactive Q and A session by Mr. Paul Landry – National Director of ZSA Accounting Recruitment. This is a unique opportunity to meet a leader from the accounting and legal recruitment industry in an informal setting. This is also a chance to meet fellow young professionals in Ottawa from the private, public and political sectors working in areas related to finance, economics, law and accounting.

The event will take place at the HUB Ottawa, which is located at 71 Bank Street, Ottawa. Light snacks will be provided.


The event is free for YCIF members and $10 for non-members.  Space is limited – members and non-members can register at

As tickets will be verified at the door, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions with respect to membership status.

Please note that YCIF Ottawa's speakers’ series events are typically twice oversubscribed, and there will be limited non-member tickets available for this event as well.  Please register early to confirm your ticket. 

We would also like to take this moment to encourage any non-YCIF Member recipients to sign up for our newsletter by doing so on the YCIF homepage (only requires your first name, last and a valid email address).  This is VERY important because we are going to stop sending emails via our Gmail account in the near future and will switch to running through the global YCIF website. If non-YCIF Members have not yet subscribed for our newsletter, you will NO LONGER receive event related emails anymore.  Anyone that is a member in good standing on our system will receive emails for events as we send them out, however.  If anyone has any questions as to their membership status, or cannot log into their account, please email

About Mr. Paul Landry

Paul is the National Director of ZSA Accounting Recruitment and joined ZSA in January of 2012. Paul spearheads the growth of the accounting division focusing on the Montreal, Toronto and Calgary markets.

Paul specializes in recruiting Chartered Accountants for mid-level and senior-level positions. His clients range from owner-managed, privately held companies to large, publically traded, multinational organizations in a wide variety of industries. Paul also assists accounting firms identify talent for their assurance, tax, and advisory practices.

Originally from Alberta and having grown up in Saskatchewan, Paul obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting, with distinction, from the University of Saskatchewan in 1999. Paul received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2003 and is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and l’Ordre des comptables Agréés du Québec. Paul earned his CPC designation (Certified Personnel Consultant) in 2010 and also recently completed an MBA from the Queen’s School of Business.

Prior to ZSA Accounting, Paul spent 6 years as a Partner and Executive Recruiter at a national recruitment firm specialized in accounting and finance positions. Paul began his career in 1999 at Ernst & Young in Calgary and spent time both in the Audit and Tax practices before joining Meyers Norris Penny in Calgary. He relocated to Montreal in 2004 where he joined RSM Richter in their audit group.

About Young Canadians in Finance

Young Canadians in Finance provides Canadians working in the private and public financial sectors an intimate network that enables them to take leading roles in finance and economics.  We promote the collaboration and education of our members to achieve a greater collective success and build a more competitive Canadian financial system.

Young Canadians in Finance currently has over 600 members in our chapters in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, New York, Washington (D.C.), and London (U.K.). For more information regarding membership, please visit

For pictures from past Ottawa Chapter events, featuring speakers Wayne G. Wouters, Clerk of the Privy Council, Doug Hyndman, Chair and CEO of the Canadian Securities Transition Office, and Tiff Macklem, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, among other great events, please visit:

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YCIF Ottawa Executive