Career Tips

  • The Audit Advantage Series
    Welcome to a brand new professional development series, created, crafted and customised to the needs of the audit professional.
  • Welcome to the first of a ten part resilience building programme, tailored specifically to the trials, tribulations and triumphs of being an auditor.
  • Carol McLachlan, theaccountantscoach, is a qualified accountant, NLP Practitioner and professionally qualified coach. Here Carol answers your questions as our very own Audit Agony Aunt.
  • In a time where its function has never been more critical to both business strategy and reputational prowess, internally marketing the value-add of internal audit to the rest of the business is something every organisation should consider doing.
  • Are you considering a career move from Internal Audit to Forensic Accounting? Read about making the move with our article.
  • As technology develops, those professionals with data analytics experience have as a result found themselves rising through the ranks within the internal audit function.
  • Multifaceted and varied, the role of an internal auditor brings with it a range of tasks and challenges on a daily basis.
  • If you fancy yourself a Columbo or Poirot type character when it comes to your chosen career, then corporate investigations may be just the ticket.
  • For candidates wishing to pursue regulation jobs, it goes without saying that keeping abreast of developments in the area, from new guidelines to key events regarding regulation, is highly important.
  • Technology is a hugely important aspect of business in this day and age, with companies investing big money to acquire the latest data, software and hardware.
  • Typically corporate auditor jobs are offered in-house within large companies, specifically where the corporation’s EMEA headquarters are located.
  • The best teams are synergistic; that is their whole is greater than the sum of their parts.
  • Closely related to the realm of InfoSec (Information Security), Cyber Security requires much of the same know-how, skills and experience.
  • Information security is undoubtedly a hot area for the IT savvy among us, and as a dynamic discipline it presents a wealth of options for InfoSec careerists.
  • The market for contract internal audit jobs could very well see a significant upturn as the economy slows and businesses look for interim solutions to weather the storm.
  • There is no one path into cyber security, but IT Audit is certainly an effective Launchpad into this field.
  • Securing the job interview is just the start. Now you need to take time and effort to be ready for the interview. Don’t think you that if you just turn up you’ll being given the job.
  • In most cases, before ever reaching the counter offer stage, an employee would have made his or her mind up that due to certain factors of their current employment they want to find a new job.
  • There is a unique approach and way of thinking when it comes to public sector internal audit that sets it apart from its private sector counterpart.
  • An important point to note when applying for management roles within the audit function is not to get too fraught with the wording.