There are many skills which make a good sales person, such as the ability to listen, gaining information through questioning, overcoming objections and negotiating. However having all these skills may become almost useless if you are unwilling to ask your client for the sale.
Congratulations on passing all your exams after three long hard working years! Now, it’s the time to think about where you would like to take your career and as a newly qualified ACA, there are plenty of options lurking about.
Anne-Marie McConnon, BNY Mellon’s Chief Marketing Officer - International, and previous winner of Marketer of the Year award, with her team winning Marketing Team of the Year (amongst other accolades) at the Investment Week - Investment Marketing & Innovation Awards.
As the ACA results have just been published, much is being written about the next step for the first move out of practice into industry. However, it is also worth stressing that towards the back end of the year many people will be qualifying from two other qualifications; CIMA and ACCA.
In this blog I provide advice on how to progress from ACA newly qualified to CFO. This is targeted at people who are ACA newly qualified from a traditional audit practice background, as opposed to those coming from corporate finance, TS, or banking.
Scoring an offer means you’ve made it through the toughest part of the job hunt. However, you may have spent months looking for a new opportunity with no luck and then two job offers come through at once; the stress isn't over yet! Now comes an important decision; which offer to accept!?