Career Tips

  • There’s no denying that we're currently in a ‘candidate-driven market’ where the demand for audit, assurance, risk and compliance professionals is comfortably buoyant. But from a career-perspective, is it the right time to be changing jobs? Let’s consider…
  • If you’re planning a move away from your career in audit, you must be sure to carefully consider your next move so that you make the most of the opportunity to get it right. 
  • As organisations worldwide have been forced to adapt to the new normal of a hybrid workplace, bent to the need for flexibility and worked harder to remain relevant and useful; the question is how does this apply to audit?
  • There’s always two sides to every story and that includes a career in audit. The question is, is it the Internal Audit or External Audit side that is going to procure you your happily ever after?
  • How do you go about building relationships and rapport with your clients in order to facilitate an effective and thorough audit?
  • To be a successful auditor there are skills you need that go beyond the technical expertise and necessary soft skills. Evaluate your performance with a self-audit!
  • No matter your line of work, it’s important to have personal accountability in what you do and to take charge of your career and its development. This is absolutely true for careers in audit. We look at seven areas to explore to help you take responsibility for your audit career.
  • Compared with other consultancies, starting your audit career in a Big Four firm certainly holds stature on the job market, but does the Big Four have the edge on Tier Two firms?
  • If you plan to have a successful career in audit, there are some things you need to know when starting out that will set you apart and set you up for the future.
  • One of the more resilient jobs on the market, the demand for internal auditors is a constant, no more so than in the current wake of hefty compliance demands on the majority of large organisations.
  • What does an Internal Auditor do? What skills do you need to succeed? And where should you start your career? We look at the basics of how to get into Internal Audit.
  • The first thing to know about climbing the external audit career ladder is that once you reach senior management level there’s a fairly structured process in terms of what’s required for you to reach audit partner.
  • With years of auditing experience to her name, Kathy Rees has come to recognize the flaw in auditing education.
  • Climbing the seniority ladder in a Big Four firm, joining a smaller boutique firm, or even switching to internal audit - where can your external audit career take you?
  • You’re working as an Audit Senior, but you want to make the move to Audit Manager. What can you do to make your ambitions a reality?
  • There are a number of avenues into a career in audit. So, where do you start and what skills are needed?
  • When the COVID-19 dust eventually settles, business as usual for many companies will not be the same. So, for those searching for a job, whether now or in the foreseeable future, they will be entering a very different employment market.
  • The Coronavirus outbreak has brought with it a whole host of unpleasant side effects, not least of which is a state of uncertainty where employment is concerned. However, the recruitment cogs continue to turn, just perhaps a little more slowly.
  • 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...
  • 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.