Auditing Careers Advice

Welcome to the CareersinAudit.com Careers Advice area. Here you will find 100s of exclusive articles, information and resources about Audit jobs and the Audit, Risk, Compliance and Cyber Security industries.

Browse through our articles to find advice on how to get started in Audit, tips for creating your CV, what to expect in Audit job interviews, skill-building articles to help you move up the ladder in your Audit career, and articles on how to balance your work & personal life, and grow your confidence in and outside of the work space.

  • Are you seeking a meaningful role that will contribute to the development of your future? Elisabeth Maxwell, Mazars UK Executive Member, shares her views on traits of a successful auditor...
  • The notion of ‘digital fitness’, as coined by PwC’s 2019 Global Risk, Internal Audit and Compliance Survey, looks at bringing internal audit and the wider organisation back on the same page.
  • Since 2008, CareersinAudit.com has commissioned a yearly piece of bespoke research looking at different aspects of the Audit, Governance, Accountancy and Technology world. This year we took a focus on cyber and data security, delving into the top risks concerning those in Audit, Risk, Compliance ...
  • CareersinAudit.com have complied our top six podcast picks that we continually look towards to stay informed and entertained.
  • When it comes to pursuing an auditing position across any level, knowing what employers are looking for, whether it is those hard skills or soft, will give you the edge to stand out against the growingly competitive talent pool.
  • With pathways and departments diverse, CareersinAudit.com sat down with the Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) to debunk some of those misconceptions surrounding careers in the Government Sector...
  • A recent report by ICAEW revealed some worrying figures on the pay disparity in accountancy and auditing and has raised some serious questions about the movement of the industry.
  • For auditors, the Big Four represent a dominating portion of the industry. These four firms represent the powerhouses that many auditors work for at some point in their career.
  • If the news is anything to go by it’s looking more and more likely that Boris Johnson, unwittingly or not, is leading the UK towards a no deal Brexit. For those working in audit, these are the things to consider as the 31 October Brexit deadline looms.
  • Whether actively or passively looking, creating a free account on CareersinAudit.com offers ongoing benefits.
  • The past two to three years has seen a shift in jobseekers’ priorities. The candidate-driven market means recruitment can no longer operate as a one-way transaction. What companies offer candidates matter...
  • With organisations shifting towards digital and regulatory changes posing an ongoing headache for auditors, these four trends should be at the top of your risk-based audit plan in 2019.
  • The world may be connected by tangible bridges, roads and pathways but since ‘smart’ became the adjective for everything from our cars and phones to essentially the way we manage our households (cough) Alexa; connectivity has redefined itself.
  • Since 2008, CareersinAudit.com has commissioned a yearly piece of bespoke research looking at different aspects of the Audit, Governance, Accountancy and Technology world. This year we revisited our previous research into your views on moral and ethical dilemmas in the workplace and intimate rela...
  • The internal audit market continued to evolve in 2018. Departments faced significant headwinds, including regulatory changes, uncertain political and economic forces, growing stakeholder expectations and disruptive technologies. Barclay Simpson's 2019 Audit Market Report is available now, read th...
  • When Dalian Paul qualifies as an ACA, in around 3½ years’ time, not only will he have dodged the dreaded student debt, he will have been earning for 5 years, visited around 50 different organisations, built relationships...
  • How often do you leave a job interview and wonder if you did enough to get the job? Candidates are left in the dark more than not as to what let them down, so we decided to shed some light on the ‘why’ factor when it comes to what interviewers are looking for.
  • The conversation around AI and the impact machine learning and its robotic ilk is likely to have on our future careers is one that sparks uncertainty in most. The idea that a fundamental role like accounting could become computer generated is daunting, but the reality is this; while it’s true tha...
  • If you’re considering relocating your career to a destination that combines sunshine, beautiful beaches and an abundance of career opportunities, then KPMG in Bermuda should be at the top of your shortlist.
  • You know you deserve it, they should know you’ve earned it, now how do you make it happen? Whether you want to move up the ladder or have your efforts reflected in your pay slip, these are some pointers that could help make that happen.