Sector: Accounting & Finance

ACA still leads ACCA on pay for accountants in investment banking

ACA still leads ACCA on pay for accountants in investment banking

If you want to work for an investment bank in an accounting role, the ACA qualification still offers more money than the ACCA and CIMA.

A six-figure job that companies are scrambling to recruit for

A six-figure job that companies are scrambling to recruit for

At the senior end, roles can pay up to £350k and if you happen to become an expert in an emerging area, you can name your own price…

Reasons why recruiters reject you, and how to stop this

Reasons why recruiters reject you, and how to stop this

Despite talk of an improved job market, it’s still tough to make a new career move, particularly as investment banks continue to roll out redundancies in the wake…

Willis Towers Watson is hiring in the UK. Here’s what it’s like working there

Willis Towers Watson is hiring in the UK. Here’s what it’s like working there

Willis Towers Watson is hiring for this innovative and expanding UK-based team.

Accountant puts investment bankers to shame in ultra-marathon

Accountant puts investment bankers to shame in ultra-marathon

Financial sector workers have a penchant for ultra-marathons. With their gruelling 56-mile a day schedule tapping into bankers’ masochistic tendencies, the chance to shell out thousands on flash…

The location that is now hoovering up investment banks’ best accountants

The location that is now hoovering up investment banks’ best accountants

Ten years ago, the best and brightest accountants, armed with a fresh ACA, would gravitate towards the investment banks for a job in product control. Hundreds of accountants…

Career Crunch: Firm expands graduate recruitment by 30%, freaky hires at top investment banks

Career Crunch: Firm expands graduate recruitment by 30%, freaky hires at top investment banks

Missed out on the machinations of the financial services job market over the past seven days? Fear not – catch up on the top stories from eFinancialCareers over…

How to ensure a life crisis doesn’t spell the end of your banking career

How to ensure a life crisis doesn’t spell the end of your banking career

No matter how lucky you are in life, sometimes very bad things happen: injury, serious illness, or worse, for you or a loved one. In these situations, there…

How to land a job at Ernst & Young

How to land a job at Ernst & Young

As we reported yesterday, Ernst & Young plans to make roughly 10,600 hires in the U.S. during fiscal year 2014, which began in July. Approximately 4,300 of those…

Why hard-nosed finance professionals now need soft skills to get jobs

Why hard-nosed finance professionals now need soft skills to get jobs

The economies of Southeast Asia are going from strength to strength, and a large part of this is down to the growing skills base of their workforce. Abundant…

Sectors explained: Accounting

Sectors explained: Accounting

Accounting Much more than just bean-counters People have a stereotypical view of what accountants do. In reality, there are many career options. If you want to become one, ask yourself what…

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