What Makes an Accountant Successful?

As finance and accounting recruiters in Toronto we regularly meet with people at different stages of their professional…


Tips from Toronto Recruiters: How to Quit Your Accounting Job

There’s no point in casting a metaphorical grenade as you exit stage left from your accounting job. That does damage to your…


How to Write a Self-Assessment for Your Finance Job

Right up there with root canals and small dogs that won’t stop barking is the unparalleled joy that comes with writing a…


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Top Leadership Skills for New Finance Mangers

The CPA Competency Map is fascinating (ok fascinating might be bit of a stretch, but it is revealing). While technical skills…


How to Make the Leap from Accountant to Financial Analyst

In football, players are often asked to take on a new role for the good of the team. Defensive backs become, gasp, full backs…


Accountants: You Need to be Able to Write it Right

Think back fondly to your grade 12 English class. Remember when you had to read Shakespeare? Poetry by Robert Frost? Or that…


The Yeti and Other Myths (Including Some About Accountants)

The Yeti, or Sasquatch is actually a story originating from ancient Himalayan mythology (fun fact that you can use to impress…


Why You Still Need to Excel at Excel

No doubt about it, as a finance and accounting professional, you still need to excel at Excel. Even with end-to-end financial…


What Not to Say in a Finance Interview

You’re all dressed up in your best clothes.  You enter the interview room, offer a firm handshake and your best professional…


Dressing for the Job You Want

It’s go time. You’ve managed to get an interview with a firm you’ve been chasing and need to make a fantastic first impression…