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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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  • 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.

  • Top Finance and Accountancy Skills for the Rest of 2021

    • 26 Jul 2021

    The last 16 months has brought much change. With this, the skills required for Accountants and other finance professionals to thrive in their roles have changed too. GAAPweb have put together a list of the top six skills to develop and nurture throughout the second half of 2021.

  • How to create engaging communications that include everyone

    • 22 Jul 2021
    • Allegra Chapman from Watch This Sp_ce

    In the second guest article from Watch This Sp_ce, co-creator Allegra Chapman explains how you can create engaging communications that include everyone.

  • FP&A Analyst Job Description

    • 8 Jul 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    If you find yourself asking questions such as “What is an FP&A Analyst?” or “How much does an FP&A Analyst make?”, this FP&A Analyst Job Description is for you.

  • Starting point: 5 ideas for starting your diversity and inclusion work

    • 5 Jul 2021
    • Mo Kanjilal from Watch This Sp_ce

    In their first guest article for GAAPweb, specialist consultancy Watch This Sp_ce offers 5 ideas for starting your diversity and inclusion work.

  • Discover Exclusive Insights from the Finance and Accounting Profession

    • 5 Jul 2021

    GAAPweb explores how the events of 2020 impacted the lives and livelihoods of finance and accountancy professionals. Download GAAPweb’s Audience Insight Report today to find out more about your profession and benchmark your salary.

  • Hybrid working - the future of work?

    • 30 Jun 2021

    GAAPweb explores the hybrid working model, assessing the benefits and challenges of this new working structure.

  • Reach Work partners with Watch This Sp_ce on diversity and inclusion consultancy

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • Watch This Sp_ce

    GAAPweb's parent company Reach Work is partnering with specialist consultancy Watch This Sp_ce to continue driving diversity and inclusion within the finance and accountancy profession.

  • How to Develop a Career Plan

    • 30 Mar 2021
    • Victoria Strange

    It can be hard to know where to start when creating your finance and accountancy career plan. In this article, we show how to go about identifying your skills, setting your goals, and developing your career plan.

  • How We Are Making GAAPweb More Accessible

    • 22 Mar 2021

    We are committed to making GAAPweb accessible to as many people as possible. Here's an overview of the steps we have taken so far.

  • How to Become a Finance Director

    • 22 Mar 2021
    • Victoria Strange

    Whether you're at the start of your accounting career dreaming of the distant future or a senior finance professional thinking of making the leap to directorship, you might be wondering how to become a Finance Director. Find out today with GAAPweb.

  • How to Utilise Social Media as an Accountant

    • 16 Mar 2021
    • Victoria Strange

    Perhaps surprisingly, social media can be a great tool for growing your finance knowledge and developing your accounting career. Find out how to utilise social media as an Accountant in our latest career guide.

  • An Introduction to the Spear Programme

    • 15 Mar 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    As part of our commitment to making the professional world a more accessible and inclusive place, GAAPweb supports Spear Islington. Find out more about the programme and how you can help in this article.

  • The Best Finance & Accounting Podcasts to Listen to in 2021

    • 25 Jan 2021
    • Victoria Strange

    We've compiled a list of the best finance and accounting podcasts to listen to in 2021 so you can spend less time scrolling and more time developing your knowledge.