Location Focus

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • “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 for a better work life balance, to find a new challenge or in some instances, gain a step up in their career.
  • 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...
  • Boasting access to a plethora of industries and start-ups, New York is rife with tech opportunity and growth for those aspiring for a career in cyber security.
  • One can’t go past the topic of internal audit in the US in 2017 without first considering the repercussions of President Trump’s thoughts on the matter.
  • With far fewer jobs being advertised within its financial services and banking sector and audit firms, uncertainty has been the overwhelming market sentiment with regards jobs in Dubai.
  • The market for internal audit jobs in the UK is both buoyant and competitive, with particular demand notable within the areas of banking and financial services as the onslaught of regulations continues to drive trends in finance.
  • It’s no secret that the deluge of regulations being enforced across the globe is hugely impacting hiring agendas, with the banking and financial services sectors seeing a substantial increase in headcount last year, a trend set to continue in 2016.
  • The Caribbean and Bermuda regions are home to a number of big name US banks and typically smaller family offices, managing investments and trusts for some of the world’s wealthiest families.
  • There will always be a place for the auditor on the London job market, both within the public and private sector.
  • The ever increasing cost of London living is having a direct effect on the capital’s workforce with a number of banks and financial services firms moving staff, resources and operations.
  • Challenges regarding fraud, both pre-existing and new, are creating a lucrative market for professionals looking for risk jobs in London.
  • The market for internal audit jobs in the US is evolving, as the growing concern of cybersecurity and increased global regulations administered to financial institutions adds pressure to businesses foreign and domestic.
  • There has been widespread regional market expansion across the Midlands, as a growing number of businesses move their operations out of London in a bid to cut costs.
  • Internal audit professionals at either end of the spectrum, from newly qualified to those individuals at executive level, are much in demand across the North West regions of England.
  • Taking a general global view it is clear that the health of China, the world’s second largest economy is in some degree of jeopardy, a situation made only more severe by the threat of the US Federal Reserve edging closer towards raising interest rates.
  • Coming into the fore as one of Europe’s fastest moving job markets, Ireland certainly seems to be making some recovery following the global recession.
  • Cyber security jobs in Europe may be taking a while longer to move up the hiring agenda as the majority of businesses seem reluctant to treat cybercrime with the level of concern it warrants.
  • Regional hot spots across the UK are attracting more job seekers than ever as the fallout from the recession and ever-increasing property prices in London encourage professionals to look further afield when it comes to career opportunities.