How to Move into Your First Managment Role in the Accountancy and Finance Sector

All great accountancy and finance careers need to start somewhere. For most employees, the path to progression begins with an entry-level position. Over time, as you develop your skills and knowledge, you can apply for promotions and higher-paid roles. After a while in an accountancy role, you may feel you have the leadership skills, knowledge, […]

Holiday Blues or Time To Move In Your Accountancy and Finance Career?

Following the restrictions of the pandemic, many accountancy and finance employees have finally taken a real break from work in 2022. Holiday spending has increased drastically due to years of missed travel opportunities. While a holiday can be a wonderful opportunity to recharge, relax, and refresh your mind, it can also push us to think […]

Personal Branding For Accountancy and Finance Candidates: What You Need To Know

A strong brand isn’t just something a growing company needs to build. Personal branding is growing increasingly important in today’s constantly connected world as the accountancy and finance recruitment process evolves. Around 70% of employers screen candidates by checking their social media presence. Moreover, countless hiring managers and recruitment agencies will assess your online presence […]

Why A Compelling LinkedIn Profile Will Help Your Accountancy and Finance Jobsearch

When it comes to selling your value to a recruitment company like BTG Recruitment and the clients we work for, there are a few pivotal documents. The humble CV is one, followed by your LinkedIn profile. As LinkedIn is the biggest social business network outside China, with 850 million members listed, it is more crucial […]

How to Master Video Interviews to Get The Accountant Role You Want

Video interviews are here to stay. Convenient, easily accessible, and cost-effective, a video interview can be an ideal alternative to a face-to-face conversation. Currently, around 84% of recruiters say they’ve begun including virtual hiring tools like video interviews in their processes. The question for accountants is, how do you make sure you’re making the right […]

How to Manage Your Mental Health in the Accountancy and Finance Sector This Year

Mental health issues are on the rise. Even before the pandemic, mental health-related illnesses were the most common cause of long-term absences in economies around the globe. Stress, anxiety, and work-related depression accounted for 54% of working days lost pre-pandemic. What’s more, mental health conditions can influence motivation in the office, productivity, and turnover. In […]

7 Sure-Fire Strategies To Create an Accountant A.T.S. Friendly CV

The first step in being recruited into an accountancy role is getting your customised CV before a hiring manager or recruiter. Unfortunately, this process isn’t always as simple as it seems. As companies hiring accountants look for ways to simplify and digitise the hiring process, many are turning to technology for help. A.T.S. systems, or […]

How to Write an Accountant CV That Will Get You Noticed by Employers

The quality of your CV can mean the difference between being stuck in a role with no prospects or being offered a great new position. Your CV is still the first thing clients ask for and will be the decider between getting an interview and being left out of the recruitment process. The CV has […]