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Welcome to the GAAPweb blog, your one-stop shop for all things finance and accountancy. We regularly update the blog with a range of interview guides and CV tips articles for finance and accounting professionals going through a job move or career change. If you’re struggling with the pivot to remote working, we have a wealth of resources to help you work from home successfully....
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  • Management Accountant Job Description

    • 19 Jan 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    In this Management Accountant job description article, we look at the responsibilities, requirements, and rewards of the role, while answering questions like “What does a Management Accountant do?” and “How much does a Management Accountant earn?” along the way.

  • Financial Controller and Finance Director: What’s the Difference?

    • 22 Dec 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    What are the differences between Finance Director and Financial Controller roles? This article looks into job responsibilities, salaries and the art of scoring a promotion.

  • Finance and Accountancy Jobs Abroad

    • 6 Dec 2022
    • Evie Courtier in Association with The Falklands Government

    How to find a job abroad. The latest tips and trends, aiding your finance and accountancy job search overseas. Written in conjunction with the Falklands Government.

  • The Reinstatement of FinTech at the Top

    • 17 Nov 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    The FinTech Industry: analysis of industry salary trends.

  • Starting a New Venture: The Ins and Outs of Job Resignation

    • 8 Nov 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    A guide on how to professionally resign from your current job role.

  • Flexible Working: Why the High Demand?

    • 28 Oct 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    Flexible working: why finance and accountancy professionals are demanding more flexible, hybrid working agreements.

  • Remote Onboarding: Starting a New Venture from Home

    • 7 Sep 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    Remote onboarding can be a daunting task for managers and employees alike; read our tips for onboarding employees in the post-pandemic recruitment market

  • Diversity in Recruitment: How Firms are Taking Measures to Close the Gender Pay Gap

    • 6 Sep 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    Advocating for gender equality in the workplace is a challenge which remains prevalent across the finance sector. This article dives into efforts firms are taking to alleviate the gender pay gap.

  • GAAPweb Salary Survey

    Are you due a payrise? Find out now with the 2022 GAAPweb Salary Survey

    • 12 Jul 2022

    GAAPweb explores how post pandemic recovery has impacted the profession. Find out whether you are due a pay rise by downloading our latest salary survey.

  • Accountancy Career Article

    Thinking About a Career in Accountancy? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

    • 9 Mar 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    Are you considering a career in accountancy? It's a rewarding profession, but what does it take to become qualified and employed in this field? In this article, you'll gain access to everything you need to know.

  • Does the Gender Pay Gap Exist in the Finance and Accountancy Profession?

    • 8 Mar 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    Here, GAAPweb looks into whether the gender pay gap still persists in the finance and accountancy profession.

  • Are You Being Paid Enough? Benchmark Your Salary with the 2022 GAAPweb Salary Survey

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    We want to learn more about the profession and the impact that the challenges and uncertainty of the pandemic has had on salaries and working lives throughout 2021.

  • How to Write the Perfect Graduate Accounting and Finance CV

    • 20 Jan 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    Are you a recently qualified accountant? Follow this GAAPweb guide on how to write the perfect graduate finance CV to make sure your job applications are as strong as possible.

  • GAAPweb pledges to promote gender equality in the Finance and Accountancy profession for another year

    • 4 Nov 2021

    We are proud to announce that we have signed the Women in Finance Charter for another year running.

  • Payroll Assistant Job Description

    • 4 Oct 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    If you are looking to kickstart a career in finance without having to study for a professional accountancy qualification, you could consider applying for Payroll Assistant jobs. In this Payroll Assistant job description, we explore the responsibilities, requirements and rewards of the role while tackling questions like “What does a Payroll Assistant do?” and “How much does a Payroll Assistant make?”

  • Payroll Manager Job Description

    • 31 Aug 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    In this Payroll Manager Job Description, we explore the role and answer key questions such as “What are the duties of a Payroll Manager?” and “How much does a Payroll Manager earn?”

  • Why you could be jumping to the wrong conclusions

    • 23 Aug 2021
    • Mo Kanjilal from Watch This Sp_ce

    What assumptions are you making in your professional life? In the latest guest post from Watch This Sp_ce, co-creator Mo Kanjilal explains why you could be jumping to the wrong conclusions.

  • How to Optimise your CV for an Applicant Tracking System

    • 12 Aug 2021

    Many companies now automate their hiring process through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). GAAPweb has put together a list of the do’s and don’ts to help you to get your CV past the Applicant Tracking System and into the hands of the recruiter.

  • Tax Manager Job Description

    • 11 Aug 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    In this Tax Manager job description article, we look at the responsibilities, requirements, and rewards of the role, while answering questions like “What does a Tax Manager do?” and “How much does a Tax Manager earn?” along the way.

  • Why inclusion is the key for future-proofing your business

    • 2 Aug 2021
    • Allegra Chapman from Watch This Sp_ce

    Watch This Sp_ce co-creator Allegra Chapman is back with another fantastic guest post for GAAPweb, this time exploring why inclusion is the key for future-proofing your business.