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Interview Skills for Accountants

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

"We accountants are more project geeks than natural performers. We tend to prefer task lists to presenting, and that means we are not always at our best in an interview situation. In an interview we do not know the interviewers’ agenda; or what they are looking for; or the questions we will face. In addition, the location and the environment will usually be unknown to us. 

This online CPE webinar is designed to help accountants and other professionals prepare for interview by structuring it like a finance project. A job interview takes us out of our comfort zone. This course offers a structure that will give us a firm foundation to venture into this unfamiliar arena. The structure presented allows you to match your skills and experience to the requirements of the role, and to present your project experience in its best light.

Get ready for that interview!"

Key topics: 

  • Sample interview questions
  • What to do after the interview
  • What to do if you don’t get the job
  • Points to consider if you are offered the job
  • How to get started preparing for accountancy or finance interviews"
  • The types of interview questions you will face in an accountancy or finance interview

Learning Objectives

  • To identify how to prepare for an accountancy or finance interview
  • To discuss how to structure your skills and experience to present yourself as well as possible
  • To analyze the likely structure of an accountancy or finance interview

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • Certified Payroll Manager
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Personal Development for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 21-2HAXX)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Presenter

About Presenter

Ross Maynard

Managing Director, Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd

My philosophy is to inspire, challenge and support change. I have nearly 30 years’ experience as a business author and consultant.

As a consultant, I specialise in process improvement based on the Lean philosophy. I facilitate improvement teams and provide expertise in performance measurement and management; problem solving; and process improvement. 

As well as delivering webinars for MyCPE, I develop courses and webinars for the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in the UK and other specialist business and finance providers.

I live in Scotland, near Glasgow, with my wife, daughter and Cocker Spaniel.

About Company

Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd

www.ideas2action.co.uk/

Ideas into Action was founded in 1997 by Ross Maynard. Ross is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants with over 20 years experience in organisational development with organisations of all sizes. The business is incorporated as Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd, registration number SC523801. We specialise in process analysis and improvement and lean finance, offering training, consultancy and facilitation of process improvement teams.

Ross is author of “Successful Business Growth” published by Hodder and Stoughton, in 1998; as well as many published articles on business improvement and lean management. Ross is an NLP Master Practitioner.

Faq

FAQs content

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  • Our courses meet the global Continuing Professional Development (CPD-IES7) Standard for Chartered Accountants with International Education Standard 7 (IES 7) set by The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Based on our accreditation by existing IFAC members and affiliates, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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  • As an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Education in the United States, myCPE online learning platform, courses, and webinars meet the requirements set forth by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), an IFAC Member Organization, as well as the National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), both IFAC Affiliates. As well as it has been approved by NASBA, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board), California Tax Education Council (CTEC), Society of Human Resource Professional (SHRM), Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and many more.Therefore, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable continuing education requirement as CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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Ratings and Review

4.5

82 Ratings

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53

Very Good

18

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Terrible

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PWF

Peter W Fierro, CPA (US)

Mar 1st, 2021

Delightfully British. Not everything corresponds exactly here in the States, but that made it all the more interesting. Can't wait to check out a future offering from this presenter. P.S.: Great riddle at the start from the host.

JP

Jessica Perkins, Accountant

Mar 1st, 2021

The information was presented in a new way that helped with word association/ memory related to the shared interview tips and how to connect our skills and experiences to an expected interview.

BS

Brian Shade, CPA (US)

Mar 1st, 2021

Solid CPE for those individuals looking for new jobs or in hiring position where they perform interviews

WN

Wendy Normand, CPA (US)

Mar 1st, 2021

TERRIFIC! Great way to brush up on skills no matter how "seasoned" you are!

SB

Sebastian Behnke, CPA (US)

Mar 1st, 2021

Great webinar and very helpful even when not currently looking for a job.

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