The CA Blog

 

Our blogs are written by our experienced financial recruitment consultants who have seen it all! Our blog focuses on helping job seekers and those new to the workforce with topics surrounding CV writing, interview etiquette, career advice and the intricacies of the modern work environment.

Reasons to Follow an Internal Auditing Career

Reasons to Follow an Internal Auditing Career

An Internal Auditor can be defined as ‘ a qualified professional employed by a business or organization to deliver independent and objective evaluations of financial business activities’. The main responsibility of an Internal Auditor would be to identify problems and...

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How to Become a Bookkeeper in Cape Town

How to Become a Bookkeeper in Cape Town

Bookkeeping is a continuously growing profession and offers an incredible career opportunity for individuals who have a mind for numbers. A Bookkeeper’s duties involve keeping track of the daily financial transactions of the business, sending out invoices and managing...

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The Difference Between Auditors & Financial Managers

The Difference Between Auditors & Financial Managers

There are many different accounting jobs in Cape Town. We are going to look at the two main career paths (Auditing and Financial Management ) and how they differ. An auditor is appointed to a company to ensure that the business complies with tax laws as well as review...

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Headhunting vs Recruitment

Headhunting vs Recruitment

The terms 'headhunting' and 'recruitment' are often used interchangeably. Is there a difference between the two? Yes, there is! Let us look at the difference between headhunting and recruitment. There are a number of differences between the two processes but one can...

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How Can I Be Headhunted?

How Can I Be Headhunted?

With the increase in demand for niche skills within the financial industry, there is a larger possibility to be headhunted. Headhunters often have teams of researchers scouring the market for candidates with a particularly scarce skill set or very specific experience...

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10 Pros and Cons of an Accounting Job

10 Pros and Cons of an Accounting Job

What you think of accounting jobs in Cape Town, Johannesburg or anywhere in the world depends on your personality, working style and life priorities. Here are some pros and cons of accounting jobs: Pros of Accounting Jobs There is a clear career path When studying...

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A Guide to Careers in Finance

A Guide to Careers in Finance

If you are still pondering about your career choice, this is the blog to read. Finance jobs in Cape Town have increased by over 10% in 2020. The financial industry has grown and evolved over the years and would be a wise career choice. Here are some examples of...

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Manager Tips That Can Help Experienced Leaders Succeed

Manager Tips That Can Help Experienced Leaders Succeed

Moving from general staff to management, especially in finance jobs can be daunting. No longer are you just responsible for your work, you are now responsible for a whole team of people - in some cases people who used to be your peers. It’s a transition that, while...

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