Accountants Are More Prepared for This Year’s End

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After learning to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, accountants are more prepared than ever to close out the year. Here's why. Mercer Bradley

By the end of 2021, your company will have been through a year-end close during COVID-19. As a result, you likely had to face challenges unlike anything else you experienced. Overcoming these obstacles should have helped you prepare for your next year-end close.   The following are some of the challenges you may have faced… Read more »

New CPA? Here’s How To Write the Right Resume for the Job

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When writing your CPA resume, be sure you customize it or your cover letter for each role you want. Because each employer’s qualifications and needs are unique, you want to show how your knowledge, skills and experience are exactly what they’re looking for. Focusing on how you can add value to a company increases your… Read more »

5 Ways to Prove Your Value During an Interview

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An interview is designed to show your value to an employer and provide reasons why they should hire you. By thoroughly preparing for your presentation, you increase your chances of being offered a role. Here are five ways to prove your value during an interview. Prove Your Value During an Interview with These Tips: 1…. Read more »

3 Ways to Fill Accounting Jobs That Are Hard to Fill

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Accounting jobs in Canada are among the hardest positions to fill. As countries become even more connected and the economy more complex, accountant roles require increased demands and expectations that aren’t easily met. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to find qualified candidates to fill your company’s needs. Here are three ways to hire… Read more »

Best Apps to Improve Your Time Management

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As an accounting professional, proper time management is necessary for completing your work. Especially during busy seasons, every minute matters. Here are four time management apps to choose from to increase your efficiency and maximize how you spend your time. 4 Apps To Help You Manage Your Time #1 Harvest The Harvest app lets you… Read more »

How Can You Maximize Your Temp Accounting Placement?

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Working in accounting placement roles can provide valuable career growth. Adding to your skill set and experience level make you an even more valuable asset to employers. As a result, you want to do what you can to maximize your time in each accounting placement. 5 Ways to Maximize a Temp Accounting Job #1 Align… Read more »

5 Characteristics You Need for a Successful Accounting Career

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When starting your accounting career, you want to do all you can to be successful. Part of your education includes knowing how to develop professionally to have maximum impact. Here are five characteristics you want to focus on while developing your accounting career. 5 Characteristics That Will Help You Have A Great Accounting Career 1…. Read more »

Accounting Recruiter: Your Job-Search Secret Weapon

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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 »

Why It Pays to Stay Ahead on Accounting Technology Trends

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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 »

What Accountants Should Know About Blockchain

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Blockchain technology is changing how the accounting profession operates. As an accountant, you need to stay current on changes in the industry and what opportunities and challenges you will face because of blockchain. 1) What Blockchain Is Blockchain technology is an open, distributed ledger that records and verifies transactions without any trusted central authority. The… Read more »