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Three Ways Accountability Will Help You Move Forward In Your Career

You talk about wanting to take the next step in your career. What I’ve noticed over the years is that there’s often a gap between what people say and actually do. Left to your own devices you can easily drift.  Weeks and months pass and even a year and you are no further forward. It […]

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Why Building A Successful Accountancy Career Is A Strategic Process

Study hard, get your professional accountancy qualification and success will follow, right? I wish I could say this was the case.  In the early 80’s when I started out in accountancy it might have been true.  These days things are very different. For starters there are many more qualified accountants and it continues to grow […]

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Making A Difference To Organisational Success As An Accountant

In these challenging economic times, every part of every organisation is under scrutiny to some degree other.  As Finance professionals we are often in the group of people who are playing a vital role in identifying ways of delivering the right quality at the lowest cost.   When looking at other functions or parts of […]

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The Skills You Need To Develop To Reach A Senior Level In Accountancy

Getting professionally qualified in accountancy is a significant achievement.  It takes a huge amount of personal investment and commitment. The trouble is that like any qualification it really is just the start.   Over the years I worked with some great people.  What I noticed is that there were often people who were very good […]

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Career Success: Become A T Shaped Accountant

I am sure like me you have worked with some accountants who seemed to be almost effortlessly climbing the career ladder.  Or at least they did on the face of it.  We all know that people who get professionally qualified in accountancy or indeed in any profession are smart people.   Yet the reality is […]

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Are Accountants Missing Out On Job Opportunities?

This morning on twitter I came across a tweet from a CEO of a major organisation. The core of the tweet was that she was having trouble locating FDs on twitter in her sector. It got me thinking about whether accountants, particularly those in the public sector are making full use of the potential of […]

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