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Part of your job as an accountant is staying current on industry trends. This includes dealing with cryptocurrency. You need to know what the tax implications are for Canadian taxpayers using cryptocurrency to ensure your clients pay the proper amount of personal income tax. 1) What Cryptocurrency Is Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that is… Read more »

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Networking is a crucial skill for developing your accounting career. Not only do you cultivate relationships with people who often become friends, but you also get to know individuals who often become your company’s clients. Because you invest time in developing these relationships, you create winning opportunities for everyone involved. 1) Give and Receive Assistance… Read more »

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With the amount of time and money invested in recruiting accountants, you need to properly onboard them. Effective onboarding improves employee engagement and retention to maximize your return on investment. 1) Determine How Onboarding Success Will Be Measured Communicate what target metrics will be used to determine whether your new accounting team member is successfully onboarded…. Read more »

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Mercer Bradley is proud to partner with the Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS) on Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) certification. ACSESS is the national voice of the recruiting, employment and staffing services industry in Canada. The organization uses professional development, research, resources, government relations and advocacy to advance best practices and ethical… Read more »

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When searching for your next accounting position in Canada, partner with a recruiter who specializes in the industry. You may be able to secure a role in less time and earn greater salary and benefits than you would working on your own. The Benefits of Working With An Accounting Recruiter  Gain Access to the Hidden… Read more »

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Employee engagement means your workers enjoy what they do while they do it. Engaged team members feel greater job satisfaction, create a positive work environment, and remain loyal to your company longer. Therefore, encouraging your team to remain engaged in their work can increase both performance and your bottom line. Motivation Tips For Team Leaders… Read more »

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As an employer, you need tech-savvy accountants. Using the latest technology for accounting increases productivity, saves money and keeps you competitive. 4 Reason You Need A Tech-Savvy Accountant Reason #1: Greater Tailoring A tech-savvy accountant can use accounting software that is tailored to your company or industry. The accountant can track and record financial transactions,… Read more »

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Because technology is disrupting the accounting industry, accountants need to stay current on the latest news and trends. Because many tasks are being performed by technology, accountants need to shift their role within the field to continue offering value to clients and remain marketable to employers. 1. Technological Impact Continues Evolving Accountants need to stay… Read more »

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Building relationships is a key part of finding success in your accounting career. Relationships impact every part of your job and help you become a more effective employee. Demonstrating your value to employers is what gets you hired and helps you progress in your career path. 1) Effectively Serve Your Clients Getting to know your… Read more »

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Cross-departmental assignments can help strengthen your accounting team. Having your team work on projects with coworkers in other departments helps increase overall expertise and unifies your employees while reaching common goals. As a result, your company continuously improves its operations and bottom line. 5 Benefits For Your Team Benefit #1: Broader Skill Sets Cross-departmental assignments… Read more »