Thinking about celebrating this Independence Day with a job change? Consider these four tips for evaluating a new opportunity.
You’ve just started a new job, but it’s not quite the position you thought you accepted. During your job interview, the hiring manager said you’d be supervising staff who create monthly financial reports and perform the monthly, quarterly and year-end close. But now that you’re on the job, you’re knee-deep in compliance efforts.
Who do you go to for advice when you’re contemplating a job change? If you said your spouse or significant other, you’re in good company. In a recent Accountemps survey of senior executives working at U.S. companies, more than four in 10 (43 percent) said they talk to their spouse or significant other first when evaluating an employment offer.
You’ve worked hard to get to where you are in your career, but smart finance professionals know not to rest on their laurels. To keep up and move up, you need to know where you should make improvements. There’s no better way to begin than to perform a skills audit.
Your gift for working with numbers and knack for financial forecasting may lead you to consider a career in accounting, but how can you be sure it’s the right path for you? Consider these five questions to determine whether you’re destined for a professional life as an accounting professional: