For some people, January is a time for a new start and resolutions are made with the hope of a change in career, job or lifestyle. I personally think September is a great time to consider a change. There is something about the kids being back to school that makes you think of a taking on a fresh challenge, a time to start over again and perhaps moving on from your current role.
In line with our commitment to keep professionals and hiring organisations involved in Compliance functions up to date with employment and recruitment trends, in May 2014 Morgan McKinley conducted an international survey of its consultants in eight regions. Overall the market has become very buoyant and we expect further improvement in the second half of 2014.
After years of juggling study and work along with the pressure of passing exams, the question on many people’s minds is "what now for my career"?
The good news is, if you successfully pass your exams then you have massively increased your attractiveness to employers and your earning power. What those opportunities are and what salary you can expect to earn now and in the coming years will depend on a number of factors.
The good news is the market has picked up and there a number of options at the moment for recently qualified accountants and tax consultants coming out of contract.
Morgan McKinley conducted international research with their consultants in nine markets to identify business talent requirements and provide career focused advice across: Specialist Finance, Senior Finance, Risk, IT Development and Testing, IT PMO, Project and Change, Core Finance, Marketing, Insurance, Tax and HR.
In line with our commitment to keep professionals working in Specialist Finance functions up to date with employment and recruitment trends, in May 2014 Morgan McKinley conducted an international survey of its specialist consultants in six markets.
Many consider industry roles to have a greater commercial focus in contrast to the technical world of practice, they may also see an initial increase in salary and there is an obvious appeal in not wanting to go through another audit busy season! However, it’s not only industry that offers a commercial role.
Benefits of working in Practice post qualification:
So between the general optimism felt in the Irish economy this year and knowledge of a shortage of candidates, is this leading to an increase in salaries by companies keen to attract new talent?
I never really believed that any part of tax could be sexy however they've proved me wrong as this week Cheryl Cole has been headlined around her tax avoidance claims! Read the full article here.
Trinity College Dublin is top of the list of eight featured, receiving a ranking 200th overall and listed at 69th in Europe. The seven other Irish universities featured include;