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Summer is officially here, and the weather isn’t the only thing warming up these days—so is the job market. Unemployment numbers are low and the need for quality candidates is high. Making for a perfect time to heat up your job search…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Using A Recruiter, Job Market, Management, Job Search, Working With A Recruiter | Tags: accounting and finance , jobsearchtips , hiring , labormarkettrends , jobs , jobseeker

How many times have you applied for a job and the very next step was an in-person interview? Maybe once or twice if you’re lucky, but that’s not usually the norm. Typically, there is a phone screen or phone interview that happens before you get called into the office for an interview. A phone interview is a quick way for HR professionals, hiring managers or recruiters to vet out qualified candidates…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Using A Recruiter, Job Market, Management, Working With A Recruiter | Tags: Hiring , Interview tips , phone screens , human resources , accounting , finance

Most professionals can spot a strong leader right away, just by observing the actions of the person. Typically, you can tell by the way they interact with people, the way other people behave around them, as well as the level of production that comes out of their teams (hint: it’s high!) The finance function is so crucial to a business…

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Categories: Hiring, Management, Team Building | Tags: leadership development , finance , accounting , workplace matters , hiring

Graduation season is upon us. It’s the time of year when college students are throwing up their caps, saying good-bye to university life and making their way into the real world. That means that once the celebratory dust settles, many new grads will be on the hunt for their first real job…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Job Market, Management, Working With A Recruiter | Tags: professional development , job search tips , college students , entry level , graduation season , accounting & finance , hiring

The accounting and finance functions are the crux of any business and we’ve seen this importance grow with the changing times. As new technologies, continue to emerge and disrupt businesses at an enterprise level…

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Categories: Hiring, Job Market, Management, Team Building | Tags: Leadership development , accounting and finance careers , hiring , digital transformation

In today’s corporate climate, we see a variety of stressors affecting accounting and finance teams. From issues with new accounting standards to internal audits to tight deadlines for month-end close, sometimes the level of stress impacts professionals so much that it becomes detrimental to their performance…

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Categories: Hiring, Using A Recruiter, Management, Team Building | Tags: Accounting & finance , professional development , workplace matters , company culture , hiring manager

As a recruiting and consulting firm for accounting and finance, it’s important for our teams to understand and stay on top of the important issues affecting our clients. For more than three years now, since the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842) was released in February 2016…

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Categories: Hiring, Management | Tags: accounting & finance , best practices , hiring manager , leadership development , revenue recognition , lease accounting

Materiality is a concept underpinning the very foundation of financial reporting and transversely the transparency needed to support efficient capital markets. Finance leadership, their auditors, courts and numerous regulatory bodies all depend on the concept of materiality each day. Not surprisingly, with so much depending on the concept…

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Categories: Hiring, Management | Tags: Financial Reporting , Revenue recognition , SEC , SOX , leadership development

The summertime is a great time to thrive in your job search– and with the search eventually comes the interview process. Typically, when a hiring manager or recruiter reaches out to you for an initial screening, they will do so in the form of a phone interview…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Management, Job Search | Tags: job search skills , interview skills , professional development , career management , phone interviews , hiring

In the world of internal auditing, there’s always discussion on how to enhance audit effectiveness. Some managers believe audit improvements are made when a company invests more time, while others swear by a thorough phase of planning. However, I recently read an article by AccoutingWeb that finds the real power in choosing the right team and maintaining their motivation…

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Categories: Management | Tags: Internal Audit , accounting , finance , employee engagement , management development , business matter , company culture
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