Interview Skills for Accountants

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
  • ACCA
  • CPFA
  • CIPM
  • FPAC
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: April, 2020

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Interview Skills Balance Sheet
    4 mins
  • Interview skills working capital
    10 mins
  • Preparing for your Interview
    19 mins
  • The types of Interview questions
    30 mins
  • Other Types of Interview
    32 mins
  • After the Interview
    37 mins
  • What can you do now?
    39 mins
  • Key Learning Points
    43 mins
  • Interview Questions for Accountants
    54 mins

Course Description

We, accountants, are more project geeks than natural performers. We tend to prefer task lists to present, 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.

A job interview takes us out of our comfort zone. This Online CPE Webinar is designed to help accountants and other professionals prepare for interviews by structuring it like a finance project. This CPE 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. It also gives you a context on what to do before as well as after an interview. It also guides you on when not to accept a job and what should you look for in a candidate if you have to take the role of an interviewer.

Get ready for that interview!"

This Online CPE Webinar Course on Personal Development covers the following Key Topics:

  • The interview skills in the balance sheet format
  • How to prepare for an interview
  • Type of interview questions and key resources
  • What to do after the interview?
  • When you should not take the job?
  • Accountant as an interviewer

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Learning Objectives

  • To identify the steps of preparation for an accountancy or finance interview
  • To identify how to structure your skills and experience to present yourself
  • To recognize the likely structure of an accountancy or finance interview
  • To identify different types of interview questions you will face in an accountancy or finance interview
  • To recall some sample interview questions & identify what to do after the interview

Recommended For

  • This online CPE webinar on Personal Development is recommended for CPA, CMA, CFE, HRCI, SHRM, and Any Other Professional who desires to improve their interviewing skills
  • This CPD webinar on Personal Development is recommended for CPAs in Canada who want to gain an advantage in the interview process. 
  • This Continuing Education webinar on Personal development is recommended for students and aspiring professionals for training in managing an interview.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Accounts Director
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPE Credit of Personal Development for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPD Credit of Personal Development for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 1 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 1 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA)
  • 1 RCH Credit of HR (General) for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 594056)
  • 1 PDC Credit for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 22-JVN3Q)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Personal Development for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 PL Credit for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • 1 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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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.

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