Posts by tag: finance professionals

Accountants, Social Media & The Job Search

I was intrigued by an article last week called “Accountants don’t do social media – or do they, but they don’t realise they do?” It was written by Elaine Clark, one of the speakers at an event held by the ICAEW. It made me think that when I interview Accountants, very few acknowledge Social Media and even fewer the power of Twitter.

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Accountants, Social Media & The Job Search

Top 25 Accountancy Practices In The UK & The Job Search

Following my post about jobs in the Accountancy Profession last week, roles in practice are certainly one of the growth areas within the wider Finance & Accounting sector. Between the Top 25 Accountancy practices in the UK there are over 2,000 jobs currently available, but as I mentioned last week, securing a role within practice is both highly competitive and very sought after.

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Top 25 Accountancy Practices In The UK & The Job Search

Top 10 Accounting Firms & The Job Search

When deciding on a career in Finance, there are usually two routes that accountants can take. One is to find a position with an accountancy practice after University, and the second is to find a role straight in Industry. Ranked by Fee Income, I have listed below the largest 10 UK Accountancy firms, with details on partner numbers, offices, revenue and direct links to their carer sites so you can browse through the available jobs.

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Top 10 Accounting Firms & The Job Search

Accounting Institutes & The Job Search (Part II)

Having run through some of the major accounting bodies last week, I thought it would be good to highlight a selection of the more specialised institutes within Finance & Accounting, and discuss what they offer job seekers within their niche field. Using the career resources of a professional association can be useful if you are looking for a new finance role, alongside all the other methods we talk about here at Approachthemarket.com

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Accounting Institutes & The Job Search (Part II)

10 LinkedIn Groups For Finance Professionals

Once you get used to it, social media is a great tool for recruiters and job seekers alike. From a work perspective, I really like and favour Linked-In, and have been an avid user of the site for years now. I am a member of a whole range of groups, as it allows me to keep up to date with current topics in the Accounting field, and I can engage with people in the profession who may at some point require the services of McGinnis Loy.

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10 LinkedIn Groups For Finance Professionals