Career Tips

  • The Auditor Dossiers - Profile 1: Big Four Audit Director
    AG is your complete audit specialist. External audit is what she does, has always done and even after twenty years of honing her expertise, audit, remains, to this day, her professional passion. As a big four audit director, her technical abilities in audit and financial reporting compliance and...
  • The Audit Agony Aunt, Carol McLachlan, interviews three different audit professionals at different stages of their careers. Read their candid interviews and advice for newcomers to the profession.
  • More and more firms are offering return to work programmes for experienced professionals who either took a career break to raise their children or travelled the world and are now looking for opportunities to combine a rewarding career in a supportive working environment.
  • “Should I stay or should I go to a different location?” used to be a fairly simple question for many audit and accountancy professionals looking to for a better work life balance, find a new challenge or in some instances, gain a step up in their career.
  • Jane’s story provides a valuable case study for identifying personal motivators, finding a passion and then carving out a career in a service that she really cares about. So, let’s find out how she has gone about it…
  • Claire was just coming up to the end of her ACA training contract when we first met. I wanted to find out how she had made her initial career decision on graduating and how she had found the experience of working in a smaller, local firm...
  • Panos Merziotis, who was working in Cyprus and Greece, and Maria Lantero, who’s originally from Spain, both relocated from mainland Europe to take up positions in Audit at EY UK. Neither have looked back since. So what are their perspectives on settling in a new country with a new firm, and how h...
  • 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.