Graduates

  • If you’ve recently graduated and are dedicated to a career in auditing then you need to keep our tips in mind.
  • The path to enjoying a career in audit begins with securing your first job in the industry. This may be a long and difficult process, but in the end usually proves to be genuinely rewarding, especially for those who are truly passionate about audit.
  • If you’re about to jump start your career in audit, having tips to guide you along the way can spell the difference between landing the right job and staying unemployed.
  • To become a Chartered Certified Accountant you must be a member of ACCA and comply with their regulations such as holding a practising certificate, insurance against liability claims and adhering to inspections.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'Here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • The first thing your potential employer will see of you is your CV, either through a recruiter or directly. The presentation of it can have a huge impact on whether your CV is even read.
  • What do big brands like BMW and Microsoft have in common? A promise. Consistency. You know what you’re getting. Each brand has your trust. You understand its value, the return it will give you, for your time, for your money... Imagine if you could apply that branding philosophy to your career?
  • If you want a CV that will land in the contact list rather than the dustbin, there are some standard rules you should follow when writing a CV to apply for audit jobs.
  • By understanding the process that that an auditor goes through and why audits are carried out it is much easier to get the perfect job.
  • Our top 10 interview tips to help you land the audit job you want.
  • Andra Nastasa, 26, found her new job as a Senior Financial Auditor through CareersinAudit. Here she talks to us about how her audit career has panned out so far...
  • You are in your 20s and newly qualified as a graduate junior auditor. Congratulations! But now what? Where do you want to be in 30 years time? And how are you going to make that happen?
  • If you keep in mind a few simple facts, you’ll be able to field any questions shot at you, and create a positive impression on those who’ll be making the hiring decisions for the jobs you’re seeking.
  • Unlike some professions it’s not essential for you to take a pre-defined educational route via university to become an audit professional, however when choosing your degree it’s important that you bear in mind how your course will help you find a job.
  • With just sixty seconds to make an impact, how can you ensure your CV will grab a reader’s attention? Try showing them you’re not like every other professional auditor, writes Neil Baker
  • Make sure you make the internet work for you, not against you, in your jobhunting.
  • Each country in Europe has its own accounting body and accounting qualification. CareersinAudit.com asked some of its candidates to summarise the qualification process in their home country.
  • The interview process for audit jobs can be very competitive, and it’s often tempting to accept the first job you are offered. However, sometimes it’s worth taking the time to step back and have a good think about the decision.
  • Many organisations are offering high salaries and exotic travel to lure newly-qualified chartered accountants, but job-seekers need to look beyond short-term gain to whether the role will enhance their career longer-term.