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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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Senior finance professionals look to other industries to combat skills shortages

61% of CFOs say that they have struggled to source candidates from traditional talent pools 52% of senior finance managers would be prepared to consider candidates from another industry to fill a job. However just 27% would be prepared to take on staff with a background in another profession. Research from Robert Walters has found […]

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Recruitment and the Referendum – What’s Next?

The only certainty is uncertainty in the short term, however, from a recruitment perspective for those organisations looking at hiring strategy or indeed those candidates looking to make their next career move at Marks Sattin we asked the question on everyone’s lips – what’s next? Marks Sattin proactively conducted a survey of 195 finance professionals […]

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Accountancy bonus pot reaches £2.4 billion

Bonuses are a crucial part of accounting and finance professionals’ packages. The size of bonuses are often a bellwether for the performance of different sectors as a whole, with professionals usually taking home a greater share of the spoils during good times. According to specialist finance recruiter Marks Sattin’s latest salary survey, this year accountants […]

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Benchmark your accountancy salary with Sellick Partnership

Sellick Partnership release annual Salary Guide and Market Insight Report, which shows need for creative remuneration package structures Finance and legal recruitment specialist, Sellick Partnership, have launched their annual Salary Guide and Market Insight Report, showing jobseekers in the finance industry are looking for the full package when it comes to their next employer. In […]

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Accountants champion professional membership bodies

Research from GAAPweb, the UK’s #1 job site for finance and accountancy professionals, has found that 79% of respondents believed professional membership bodies supported their career in accountancy. The survey audience of over 450 accountancy and finance professionals included members of ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, AAT, IFA and AIA from Part-Qualified to Chief Financial Officer across […]

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Lack of soft-skills can cost accountants £571m a year

Latest research from Marks Sattin, specialist finance recruiters, concludes there is a lack of emphasis on soft skills in accountancy training. Soft skills such as communication, team working and decision making are all key traits that employers look for when recruiting. In a study of nearly 200 accountants: Only 46% of accountants believe the training […]

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Telecoms, Property and Tech companies most at risk of non-compliance with IFRS 15

Research from a survey of over 300 UK CFOs, FDs and senior finance professionals including major corporations such as BT, BBC, VISA and AstraZeneca has found that telecoms, property and technology companies are most at risk of non-compliance with the stringent new IFRS 15 accounting standard.     By 1 January 2017 all UK companies […]

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Is your business prepared for IFRS 15?

In his speech at the EY-sponsored Financial Reporting Outlook conference in November 2014, Ian Mackintosh, IASB vice-chairman praised the IFRS model for revolutionising the financial reporting landscape. He stated that IFRS has allowed for a “globally consistent language of financial reporting”. Mackintosh also announced that thanks to IFRS, “accounting is on the cusp of becoming […]

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