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  • The changing responsibilities of a financial controller

    • 25 Jul 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    The responsibilities of a financial controller are constantly changing. Learn more about what a modern financial controller does in this article.

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    Why become a charity trustee?

    • 23 Jan 2023
    • Kristina Kopic, Head of Charity and Voluntary Sector, ICAEW

    Want to enhance your CV and support a cause that’s close to your heart? Then why not join a charity board?

  • What’s it like to… be a forensic accountant

    • 10 Oct 2021
    • ICAEW Insights

    Laura Dymott started out in audit before discovering the fascinating world of forensics. The variety of clients and cases means no two days are ever the same – and she’s certainly never bored.

  • From chartered accountant to CFO at ClearScore

    • 10 Aug 2021
    • ICAEW Insights

    From chartered accountant in restructuring, turned business lender, to the CFO of ClearScore - Guy Buckley-Sharp exclusively unpicks his unconventional career path to lead the finance team at a household business.

  • Five things you should know about being a CFO

    • 8 Aug 2021
    • ICAEW Insights

    ClearScore CFO, Guy Buckley-Sharp, shares expertise learned from his pathway to financial controller of a household business exclusively with ICAEW Insights Q&A.

  • Taking on the role of ‘Non-Executive Director’… boards do need you!

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • Louis Cooper is the CEO of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association

    The role of the Non-Executive Director (NED) can be both challenging and rewarding, but it is important to know what you are getting into.

  • The many strategic roles of the CFO

    • 13 Jun 2021
    • ICAEW Business and Management Faculty

    ICAEW’s Business and Management Faculty recently published new research into the many strategic roles of the CFO.

  • Getting inside the hiring manager’s mindset

    • 13 Mar 2021
    • David Clark, Operations Director, Headstar

    In this article, David Clark, Operations Director at recruitment experts Headstar, shares how hiring managers approach a pile of CVs and urges you to make sure your CV is the one that stands out from the crowd.

  • Management Accountant: What is the role and what are you expected to do?

    • 11 Mar 2021
    • Helen Jones

    A Management Accountant is a key role within a business, but what is the role and what are they expected to do in it? ICAEW delves deeper in this management accountant guide.

  • Financial Analyst job description

    • 9 Mar 2021
    • ICAEW

    Being a finance analyst is an important role within a business, but what is the role and what are they expected to do in it? ICAEW delves deeper in this financial Analyst guide.

  • How to shine when working remotely

    • 13 Feb 2021
    • Rosalyn Palmer, Transformational Coach and Therapist

    The impact of working remotely or as part of a hybrid team during the pandemic is having an effect on career progression and development.

  • What to expect from a Financial Controller role

    • 13 Jan 2021
    • Helen Jones

    A financial controller, also known as a ‘Finance Controller’ or ‘Comptroller’, is an important role within a business, but what is the role and what are they expected to do in it? ICAEW delves deeper in this financial controller guide.

  • In the hot seat – insights on managing a neurodiverse workforce

    • 27 Nov 2020
    • Neil Rutledge, Head of Business Development, Amberside Advisors

    I am a Director and part-owner of Amberside Advisors, a project finance advisory practice with a specialism in renewables and infrastructure projects, such as offshore wind manufacture, green gas and EV projects.

  • In the hot seat - insights into working as a Finance Lead

    • 9 Nov 2020
    • Robert Collings

    I’m currently the Finance Lead at Flux - a tech startup aiming to eliminate the paper receipt. We think it’s crazy that paper receipts still exist, so our aim is to eliminate them by sending an itemised receipt straight into your mobile banking app. 

  • In the hot seat - insights in to working as a Finance Manager

    • 6 Nov 2020
    • Egidija Albert, Finance Manager, Boots

    My name is Egidija Albert. I’m a Finance Manager at Boots UK, who are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

  • What makes a great leader?

    • 11 Oct 2020
    • CABA

    While management is typically about managing resources, completing tasks and getting things done, leadership is much more strategic, and very much future-focused. Effective leadership skills empower you to build trust with, influence and motivate people to achieve goals.

  • Starting a new job at an accountancy firm remotely

    • 16 Jun 2020
    • Sinead Byrne, Senior Consultant at Morgan McKinley

    Remotely starting a job with a new employer may seem daunting, but technology certainly makes it easier. Sinead Byrne, Senior Consultant at Morgan McKinley interviews a new starter in a Top 15 firm about their experience.

  • Becoming an Interim Manager

    • 5 Dec 2019
    • CABA

    If you are thinking of becoming an Interim Manager and would like to get a better understanding of what that entails – please read on! The following points will give you a good overview of things to consider.

  • From practice to business: My career journey

    • 12 Nov 2018
    • Simon Alsop

    I studied for a degree in business studies and the course included quite a lot of accountancy content. I really enjoyed that aspect so I knew I wanted to do something with a finance/business focus.

  • An interview with: Hannah an FC at Whitbread

    • 14 Dec 2017
    • Rory McDermot, ICAEW

    Hannah has been with Whitbread for 6 months having joined from PwC and is now working as a controller within risk, control and process improvement. Hannah is one of a number of ACAs who have joined Whitbread in the controls and risk environment in the last 5 years as the business helps develop its future leaders.