Tags: Accountants

Background in finance or accounting is a sure route to the top

A background in finance and accounting makes you much more likely to secure a position on the executive board and even bag the top company spot of CEO, finds new international research from specialist recruiter Robert Half UK. The majority (87%) of senior finance professionals surveyed across 16 different countries said that a background in finance and accounting…

Elitism sidelined as ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms promote social mobility

Partners in the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms are no longer from the privileged classes with new research in fact finding they are engines of social mobility. Those who become partners at the Big Four – Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and KPMG – can expect to become millionaires, with some mixing with politicians and celebrities.…

Women finally outnumber men in applying for financial jobs

For the first time in its history there are more women applying for professional and financial services jobs than men, according to Randstad Financial & Professional. The specialist accountancy and financial services recruiter established in 1982 says during 2013, 51% of the candidates registering with them have been women – the first time women outnumbered…

Job security the most important concern so accountancy seen as best job

You can cast off thoughts of caretaker jobs for remote tropical islands, banish ‘official biscuit tasting’ roles and wave away wacky ‘water slide tester’ positions. Because when it comes to the best job in the world, it seems nothing beats slipping on a pin-stripe suit, number crunching and balancing the books. It’s an accountant. That’s…

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