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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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  • Diversity in the Workplace: The Key to Sustainable

    Diversity in the Workplace: The Key to Sustainable Growth through Inclusive Hiring and Pipeline Retention

    • 28 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    GAAPweb are dedicated to encouraging a fair recruitment process and opportunity. Dive into the discussion of women in finance - why diverse hiring is so essential for your business, and how maintaining the pipeline is crucial for future growth.

  • Finance CV Tips

    Five Steps to a Top-Tier Finance CV | Examples, Tips and Templates

    • 23 Nov 2023
    • Anne Sadler

    Is your CV sabotaging your job search? Here are five finance CV fundamentals to help you secure a place on the shortlist for your next finance and accountancy job.

  • CFO Job Description

    CFO Job Description

    • 22 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Within this CFO job description, we’ll detail what a CFO does, the typical career path to becoming a CFO, and the current CFO roles available on GAAPweb.

  • How to Set up a Job Alert – Optimise your Job Sear

    How to Set up a Job Alert – Optimise your Job Search with GAAPWeb

    • 21 Nov 2023
    • Ani Pattni | Evie Courtier

    Get the most out of your GAAPweb experience – be the first to apply for the latest job roles. Follow this ‘how to’ guide, to discover how to set up useful alerts and be notified as soon as a relevant job matches your criteria.

  • Financial Controller Interview Questions and Answe

    Financial Controller Interview Questions and Answers

    • 10 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Discover 8 common Financial Controller interview questions and answers to aid your next interview for a Financial Controller role, and how to formulate your answers so you can provide confident and concise responses when the big day comes around.

  • Financial Risk Job Description

    Financial Risk Job Description

    • 2 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Ever considered working in Financial Risk? In this Financial Risk Job Description we detail the responsibilities of the role, average earnings of those working in Financial Risk, and the designated career path for those working in the finance field.

  • How to Develop a Career Plan

    How to Develop a Career Plan

    • 2 Nov 2023
    • Victoria Strange | Evie Courtier

    Thinking about taking the next step in your career? Discover our career plan template, how to assess your skills, set your goals, and conduct a free career review.

  • Top Finance and Accountancy Skills to Develop and Nurture

    • 23 Oct 2023

    When job hunting you need to know what recruiters and employers will be looking for on the CVs of their prospective finance staff. GAAPweb have put together a list of the top finance and accountancy skills to develop and nurture in order to excel in your career.

  • How to Futureproof your Finance Profession with th

    How to Futureproof your Finance Profession with the Rise of AI

    • 13 Oct 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    How is AI viewed in the workplace? Is my Finance profession under threat? How can you futureproof your profession? Join the discussion about the impact of AI on your profession.

  • Enhancing Employability for Job Seekers: The Spear Programme

    • 27 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    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.

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or AAT?

    ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or AAT?

    • 19 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Accomplishing an accountancy qualification offers numerous benefits to candidates - discover the difference between ACA, ACCA, CIMA, and AAT

  • Assistant Accountant Job Description

    Assistant Accountant Job Description

    • 11 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    In this Assistant Accountant job description, we explore the responsibilities and requirements, alongside frequently asked questions like “What does an Assistant Accountant do?” and “How much does an Assistant Accountant earn?"

  • Accountant CV Template

    Accountant CV Template

    • 1 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    GAAPweb have provided an Accountant CV template for you to follow, building your own CV to aid your accountancy career.

  • Graduate Job Seekers: The Benefits of Working in t

    Graduate Job Seekers: The Benefits of Working in the Finance Profession

    • 1 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    What benefits does 2023 present for those looking to commence a career in the finance profession? What are the in-demand skills, jobs, and industries?

  • Senior Finance Professionals In High Demand

    Senior Finance Professionals In High Demand

    • 1 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Senior finance roles are seeing increases both in vacancies posted to GAAPweb and searches on our CV database. If you feel that you've outgrown your current job title, now could be a great opportunity to take a step up.

  • Accounts Payable Job Description

    Accounts Payable Job Description

    • 1 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Within this Accounts Payable job description, we will dive into commonly asked questions about the role of an Accounts Payable, including: ‘what does an Accounts Payable do?’, and ‘how much does an Accounts Payable earn?’, discovering the requirements and rewards of Accounts Payable jobs in further detail.

  • Disability Employment & Recruitment: Advice to Dis

    Disability Employment & Recruitment: Advice to Disabled Candidates

    • 27 Jul 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    What is disability? What are the benefits of employing disabled people? What help is available to disabled candidates? TotallyLegal have partnered with Evenbreak, to lead the discussion of disability employment and recruitment.

  • Bookkeeper Job Description

    Bookkeeper Job Description

    • 7 Jul 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Bookkeeper jobs, what do they involve? How do you get started? Within this Bookkeeper Job Description we will answer questions such as 'how much does a Bookkeeper earn?', and 'what does a Bookkeeper do?'

  • Tax Assistant Job Description

    • 26 Jun 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Discover the comprehensive Tax Assistant job description, detailing questions such as 'what does a tax assistant do?', 'what's the typical tax assistant career path?', and 'what can you earn working in tax?'

  • Disability Confidence: How to Feel Confident in Your Job Search as a Disabled Candidate

    • 22 Jun 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Join the discussion of the challenges faced by disabled candidates, how to identify an inclusive employer, and ways in which you should feel confident as a candidate of disability.