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Mercer Bradley Fills Western Canada’s Accounting Positions When searching for a way to fill your accounting positions in Western Canada, look no further than Mercer Bradley. We are the go-to recruiting firm in Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg that works with you throughout the entire process to ensure you receive exactly what your company needs.  Mercer Bradley… Read more »

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Much accounting work in Canada is being offered on a contract basis. Because the projects you’re hired for last a set amount of time, typically three to 18 months, you’re able to take on multiple clients over the course of a year. Whether securing work on your own or through Mercer Bradley, there are many… Read more »

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Retaining employees is vital to your company’s success. Keeping top talent results in a positive work environment, greater productivity, lower costs and other benefits. Here are six reasons why employee retention is a hot topic in Canada’s accounting industry. Reason #1: Enhance Recruitment Retention enhances recruitment. Because your company fulfills the promises it makes during… Read more »

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Bringing aboard temporary finance professionals can provide your company with many benefits. Because the workers are employees of the staffing agency, you typically have more advantages than if you hired the workers as full-time employees. Here are 5 ways temporary accounting industry professionals can help your company grow. #1: Maintain Flexibility You maintain flexibility in… Read more »

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As an accounting professional in Canada, you’re a strong target for cyber attackers. You have client names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and dates of birth that cyber criminals desire. You may also have social insurance numbers, places of employment, annual income, health records and financial records that bring cyber criminals high premiums. Fortunately, there… Read more »

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As an accountant, you have a wide variety of fields you can work in. Each offers its own challenges and rewards to fill your personal and professional interests. Here are two examples of top accounting jobs to gain experience in. Cost Accountant As a cost accountant, you create budgets to manage costs and maximize profits… Read more »

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Onboarding is a sustainable way to keep your new hires engaged and productive. While onboarding, it’s important you introduce your new hires to colleagues, share your expectations, help your new hires assimilate into company culture, and begin training them on their responsibilities. Here are six reasons why getting onboarding right the first time is so… Read more »

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When interviewing for an accounting position, it’s important you prepare ahead of time. This includes reviewing potential questions and practicing clear, concise answers. Here are five questions likely to show up during your next accounting interview. Question #1: Who or What Encouraged You to Become an Accountant?  Your reasons for being an accountant provide the… Read more »

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Meet Roland Hanzek, Practice Leader, Vancouver Roland Hanzek is a Practice Leader for Mercer Bradley in Vancouver. He started working with us after a career as a Business Partner with Rogers Communications and leader of a sales & marketing team in commercial automotive. Roland was looking for a business opportunity that was both rewarding and fulfilling…. Read more »

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Your company’s success is partially determined by its reputation in the marketplace. Along with integrity and ethics, your business needs to provide quality products or services resulting from strong leadership, vision and other desirable qualities. Therefore, you need to cultivate and monitor your company’s reputation in a variety of ways so it receives the attention… Read more »