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  • Nikhil Sangani, Sage & Co.

    Small but mighty: Why working for a small firm might be right for you

    • 15 May 2024
    • ICAEW Insights

    Nikhil Sangani's reflections on an unconventional route in to accountancy and working for both a big 4 and small firm.

  • Michelle Horsman EY

    Moving from a smaller firm to Big 4

    • 4 May 2024
    • Ernst & Young LLP (EY UK)

    Meet Michelle Horsman (she/her), an assistant manager in Audit at EY UK. Michelle joined EY UK from a smaller firm in 2021 as part of their Elevate programme. She shares her experiences of transitioning to a larger firm and her advice for others.

  • Matt Wilcox, a senior manager in Assurance at EY U

    Managing stakeholders to maximise your impact

    • 16 Feb 2024
    • EY Insights

    Matt Wilcox, a Director in Assurance at EY UK, shares his thoughts to help you build successful stakeholder relationships.

  • Michael Izza, Chief Executive of ICAEW

    View from the top: Michael Izza

    • 5 Feb 2024
    • ICAEW Insights

    Michael Izza, Chief Executive of ICAEW since 2006, will retire from the role at the end of March. He tells us what his inspirational and diverse career has taught him about the foundations for success.

  • Bella

    Finding balance during busy season

    • 16 Jan 2024
    • Ernst & Young LLP (EY UK)

    There are times when we all find ourselves juggling our work-life balance. Bella Bassindale, Senior Manager in Assurance at Ernst & Young LLP (EY UK), shares her perspective of the importance of communication and flexibility as a working parent.

  • How to bounce back from failure

    • 20 Sep 2023
    • ICAEW

    This article covers how we can bounce back from failure

  • Alex Parker, a technical director in Assurance at

    Neurodiversity and navigating a career in audit

    • 18 Mar 2024
    • Ernst & Young LLP (EY UK)

    Meet Alex Parker (he/him), a technical director in Assurance at EY UK. He leads a transformation project that enhances auditors’ ability to detect fraud. He is also neurodivergent. Learn more about his journey, as well as his tips for navigating a career in Audit as neurodivergent person.

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    5 reasons to use ICAEW Jobs

    • 1 Dec 2023
    • ICAEW

    In a shifting recruitment market, ICAEW Jobs offers a direct route to ACA qualified candidates – and it’s free for member firms and Authorised Training Employers.

  • man interviewing and shaking hand smiling

    “Why do you want this job?” – The best way to answer this question

    • 1 Dec 2023
    • Marc Burrage - Regional Managing Director for Hays

    If you have an interview coming up, get ready to be asked why you want the job. Follow our expert advice to turn this potential pitfall into an opportunity to shine.

  • The difference between internal and external audit roles

    • 13 Nov 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    Professionals working in auditing fall into two camps, internal and external. Learn more about the difference between internal and external audit roles.

  • AI and accounting professionals

    How will AI change the way that accounting professionals work?

    • 13 Sep 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    A question that gets asked a lot is will AI replace accountants? Learn more in this article about how AI will change the way accounting professionals work.

  • How to future proof your chartered accountancy career

    • 1 Sep 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    Wondering how to future proof your career as a chartered accountant? This article explores the things that you can do to secure your next role.

  • How to manage your career like a pro

    • 31 May 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    In the last of the Careers Series Oliver Deacon discusses how to structure career thinking, get the skills you need, what matters in getting promoted, and owning your development plan.

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    How to wow in interviews and negotiate your worth

    • 1 May 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    So, you landed the interview, but how do you make sure you do the best you can? And once you land the job, how can you maximise the chance of negotiating your worth?

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    How to find a job you'll love

    • 24 Apr 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    It's really hard to know what to do next, but figuring out an ideal job and company gives a benchmark for success.

  • Figure out what you're famous for (Finding your professional purpose)

    • 11 Apr 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    In order to have a fulfilling, engaging career, people need to spend as much time as possible doing what they do best and things that are important to them.

  • What is the impact of AI and automation in the job market?

    • 23 Feb 2023

    AI and automation in the job market is a hot topic. We explore the impact of these technologies and what it means for the future job market for accountants.

  • How to find a job through networking

    • 9 Dec 2022

    This piece looks at how you can find a job through networking, as well as some tips you can use to help you land the job of your dreams.

  • How to update your CV when looking for a new position

    • 21 Oct 2022

    When was the last time you updated your CV? Three months, three years or not at all? If you are looking for a new finance or accounting position, then updating your CV should be a priority for you.

  • Will working from home survive the energy crisis?

    • 20 Sep 2022

    In 2020, millions of people across the UK shifted from office workers to remote workers overnight due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During that time, workers enjoyed a better work/life balance as they did not have to deal with the daily commute into the office due to lockdowns that were happening across the world.