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Five things to do before every finance interview

Five things to do before every finance interview Interviews can be intimidating, but selling your skills within the financial sector is an entirely different challenge. Whether you’re trying to break into the Big Four, impress in a fast-paced City firm or make a difference in the public sector, hiring practices for entry-level, part-qualified and newly-qualified […]

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Industry or practice? A career ladder comparison

Take your pick…the satisfying scope of industry or the fantastically full-tilt pace of practice? Chances are, it’s a crossroads you’ll confront at some stage of your career, whether you’re searching for entry-level accounting jobs, qualified accountancy roles or senior finance opportunities. Both sectors offer unique rewards, but which one is right for you? And when’s […]

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GAAPweb is giving Birmingham’s finest finance talent an out

You said it was a stop gap. A Plan B for your CV. Then it all turned a touch long term.   When your stepping-stone job feels more like a millstone, it’s time to move on. So GAAPweb is giving Birmingham’s finest finance talent an out. Our new campaign’s about stepping up, seizing the day […]

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Your questions, answered

Need help with your GAAPweb profile? Or maybe you want a free CV review? We’ve collected our most frequently asked questions to help guide you through successfully searching and apply for jobs. Tips include: • How to reset your password • How to upload your CV • How to hide your profile from specific recruiters • How to get […]

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What do accountancy employers look for?

Finding your first accountancy job can be daunting. Even if you’ve had similar roles before, it can be hard to know exactly what employers want. In her next webinar on the 13th April, AAT qualified senior accounting tutor Patricia Barlow will be offering advice on impressing prospective employers, addressing how to maximise your skills, qualifications […]

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Marks Sattin launch Women in Finance Report

International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. It is a day to raise awareness of the inequality that still exists between genders. The increasing traction of IWD globally prompted us to truly reflect on what we, as a business, can do to progress the debate. As a recruitment […]

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The gender pay gap in accountancy & finance

GAAPweb’s recent salary survey reveals that the gender pay gap within financial services outstrips the national average by some 35%. The comprehensive research report, which shares insights from more than 4,000 UK accountancy & finance professionals, uncovers that women in finance face a drastically deepening pay divide as they climb the career ladder. Survey results […]

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What is Management Accounting?

Looking to make an impact with your accountancy skills? Management accounting is number crunching with commercial clout. You’ll provide the financial information that drives business and shapes critical decisions, advising managers and leadership teams on company performance, investments, risk and spend. Analysing financial data and pinpointing past and emerging trends, Management Accountants play a central […]

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Start the year with a stand-out CV

New Year – time of resolutions, self-reflection and mass career moves. In a market flooded with fresh financial talent, your CV needs to be a door-opening document. Here’s how to keep it polished, professional and straight to the point. Make a template, then tailor-make Start big. Capture all your skills, experience and achievements in a […]

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Benchmark your salary with our audience insight report

A salary survey by GAAPweb, the UK’s #1 job site for finance and accountancy professionals, highlights that job seekers who’ve found a job through GAAPweb earn 26% more than candidates who’ve found a job elsewhere. The survey gained insights from over 4,000 accountancy & finance professionals from graduate to CFOs across the UK. Highlights included: […]

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