Tips for success from senior woman in accountancy

I joined BDO as a school leaver in 1987 and, as you can probably imagine, the world of work was very different back then. Accountancy, like most other professional industries at the time, was heavily dominated by men. When I started I didn’t have many senior female role models to look up to within the...
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Women in work: advice from a senior woman in accountancy

Over the past few years, the UK has made great progress to get to a place where it is becoming acceptable, and expected, that we should be able to have open and honest conversations about mental health and wellbeing, however there is still a way to go. As a wife and parent working my way...
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Accountant needed | Lloyd’s | London

Permanent Vacancy: Competitive salary and benefits package Lime Street, London This role is a great opportunity for a management accountant with strong business partnering skills and ideally global market exposure. Building relationships with senior level personnel both in the UK and globally providing effective advice and guidance in relation to Financial Control. About Us Lloyd’s...
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Contract of the week: Reporting Analyst (12 mths) | Lloyd’s, London

Our aim is to attract the best talent and provide an accelerated career path for the progression of high achievers. Lloyd’s seeks to promotes and retain a diverse workforce, harnessing different skills, experiences, backgrounds and capability to enhance our business performance. Applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified candidates irrespective of gender, age, race, ethnicity,...
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Top Vacancy: Senior Finance Analyst | Reuters News Agency | London

The role will support and be trusted business partner for the revenue generating segments of the News Agency business by providing financial reporting, analysis and planning to ensure business goals are met. The role has a focus on revenue and sales reporting and will work closely with the Head of Finance for Reuters News Agency,...
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Latest Vacancy: Fixed Term Contract: Assistant Accountant | London

Leading insurance firm Lloyd’s are urgently looking for an Assistant Accountant on a fixed term contract for 14 months, from September 2015. Main Duties To maintain accounting records and assist with the production of timely, accurate and effective management and statutory reporting. To actively seek to improve operational efficiencies within the process, control, review and reporting...
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New research – More women applying for jobs in financial & professional services sector than men

More women reading right subjects at right universities increases talent pool Diversity campaigns across financial services and professional services make careers more attractive Women also offered more jobs than before credit crunch due to more through hiring process – but recruiter warns against return to bad habits as market reheats The size of the female...
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Vacancy of the week: Business Control Lead Accountant – Commodities | Birmingham

Company Name:  Deutsche Bank Location:  Birmingham Job Type:  Permanent A Passion to Perform. It’s what drives us. More than a claim, this describes the way we do business. We’re committed to being the best financial services provider in the world, balancing passion with precision to deliver superior solutions for our clients. This is made possible...
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