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What Assets Are On Your Personal Balance Sheet?

As an accountant you appreciate that on a balance sheet there are fixed and current assets. Fixed assets include things like plant, equipment, buildings, technology and even goodwill. Current assets includes cash in the bank, stock and debtors. Assets are used to create value. Taking this concept and applying it to your finance career, what assets might you list […]

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Take The Long Term Perspective When It Comes To Your Career

Who could have imagined at the start of 2020, how very different the year would be? We are into our 11th week of lockdown in the UK at the time of writing this blog post.  Something few would have ever contemplated or imagined.2020 might have been the year when you had big career plans.  Maybe you were […]

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Expert Interview With Laura Taylor Moving Your Accounting System To The Cloud

Accounting systems and the information they generate are key to supporting achievement of business goals. Recent events with many more working from home highlight the importance of being able to access systems remotely. In my latest expert interview Laura Taylor shares practical tips and learning around moving your accounting systems to the cloud. She highlights challenges, benefits and […]

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The Secrets To Being A Successful Finance Manager With Robin Kiziak

There’s a lot published in various formats on the role of the Finance Business Partner and CFO. Less is published about the role of the Finance Manager. So I was delighted to have the opportunity to interview highly experienced Hardcore Finance Manager Robin Kiziak. In our interview Robin shared his insights into being successful as a Finance Manager […]

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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Presenting At Work

Presenting is a key skill for accountants and professionals.  A small number love presenting.  The rest are reluctant presenters or worse still do everything they can to avoid presenting. Perhaps that’s not that surprising.  You become competent at presenting by doing more presentations.  If you are only doing once a while, it is going to be […]

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How To Raise Your Profile At Work

Once upon a time a professional accountancy qualification would have almost guaranteed career success.   When I started out in accountancy, having a professional qualification was the exception.   I was doing some research for a presentation I was giving to ACCA members last year.  What I discovered is that the number of ACCA members had increased by a […]

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Being An Even Better Finance Business Partner

The role of the management accountant is changing all the time.  When I started out in my career, the finance function was very much in the background. Over the years it has continually evolved.  The idea of the accountant working alongside the business became more common.This went a step further with the increasing move towards Finance […]

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