Recruitment diligence for finance candidates checklist

When looking for a new position there is one mistake all finance candidates make… they fail to do their due diligence! But did you know that recruitment due diligence for finance candidates is one of THE most important elements of the job search process? The most common answer to that question is NO. When companies…

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How to attract top accounting and finance candidates to your business

CFO’s in the UK’s top accounting and finance firms are reporting that they are finding it difficult to source professionals with the requisite skills! The problem in finding skilled professionals in accounting and finance is due to a lot of demand for such employees and a limited supply. With jobs in the finance industry expected…

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Five vital career paths for a newly qualified accounting professional

If you are a newly qualified accounting professional, now is a good time to consider your professional options and you may be surprised to find you have several alternatives readily available to you! Having just qualified as an accountant, understanding the various career paths readily available to you and how they sit with your own…

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Is your Finance Lead helping you grow your business?

The good accountant who is great with numbers and is really smart on delivery is a trend that many business leaders rely on, but how much return should you truly expect with your finance lead? The simple answer is more – and you should want more. A finance lead should be focusing on the growth…

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Find the Perfect Fit: Behavioural Interview Questions – Part 2

Behavioural interview questions is such a vast topic, so to avoid boring you all with a long post we thought we’d split this into a mini-series. If you missed Part 1, don’t worry – you can click here to read it now. So in our final part of behavioural interview questions we get right down…

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Find the Perfect Fit: Behavioural Interview Questions – Part 1

So you’re pretty sure that your shortlist of candidates are able to carry out the role you’re looking to fill. Great! But what about when it comes to the ‘fit’ with your organisation’s values, culture and the existing team you’re hoping to slot them into? To avoid personality clashes or unwanted character traits sneaking in…

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