Career Advice

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

3 months ago by 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.   What is a management accountant? A Management accountant is an important role in any organisation. Working in the accountancy or finance department, management accountants are responsible for the preparation of managemen...

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How do accountants present transferable skills in a CV?

3 months ago by Helen Jones

Transferable accounting skills are a set of skills that can be utilised in a variety of careers. Whether you are looking to progress your career into the accounting world, or looking to break into the industry as a newcomer. There are many instances where you may need to demonstrate particular skills that might not be apparent from your career history. This can be especially so early on in your...

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Financial Analyst Job Description

3 months ago by 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.   What is a Financial Analyst? A financial Analyst is a vital and senior role in the accounting or finance department of a business. Usually reporting to senior management, the financial analyst has responsibility of pr...

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What is the attraction of the public sector?

4 months ago by Helen Jones

Any organisation run by the government and funded by tax-payers’ money can be classified as public sector. Many ICAEW members work in or with the public sector to deliver public priorities and strong public finances. ICAEW acts in the public interest to support strong financial leadership and better financial management across the public sector – featuring transparency, accountability, governan...

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How to shine when working remotely

4 months ago by 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.   By being remote and by being put into positions now where we are connecting online and effectively spending lots of time remotely, we’re missing all that nuancing, all that non-verbal communication that gives context and depth to our conversations. 15% of o...

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