GAAPweb to attend IFA conferences in London & Birmingham

After the success of the 2015 conferences, the Institute of Financial Accountants are holding regional conferences this autumn in the Midlands and London.

This year’s conference programme will provide delegates with technical updates and insightful information on key topics. Additionally, the conference provides 7 hours CPD, great networking and peer engagement opportunities.

Conference Programme

– General Tax Update from Gabelle LLP

– SME focused Economic update from HSBC

– Navigating the Auto Enrolment Jungle from Smart Pension

– An Introduction to Practice Assurance from Mercia Group

Dates: 26th October
Venue: West Bromwich Albion FC, West Midlands, B71 4LF

Dates: 1st November
Venue: British Museum, London, WC1B 3DG

Of the delegates who attended last year, 99% stated they would attend again this year and 95% stated they would invite a colleague in the future.

Register now for your place at the Midlands or London conference.

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GAAPweb to attend top university careers fairs this Autumn

We are delighted to announce that GAAPweb will be attending a host of graduate fairs this October and are looking forward to meeting accountancy and finance professionals of the future.

Get the latest careers advice and graduate accountancy and finance jobs at…


The University of Birmingham – Autumn Careers Fair

Where: The Great Hall

When: 12th October – 11am to 3:30pm
More info


The University of Surrey – Careers & Placements Fair

Where: PATS Playing Field Marquee
When: 12th October – 11am to 3pm
More info


Aston University – Business & Management Fair

Where: Conference Aston Centre

When: 26th October
– 11am to 3pm
More info


Search the latest graduate jobs on GAAPweb

Future Leaders of Finance Networking Evening

Qualified Accountants, Finance Managers and Financial Controllers all attended GAAPweb’s Future Leaders of Finance networking evening, in association with Reed Finance.

In an interactive session, Mark Doyle, Managing Director of The Method, revealed how method acting techniques can be used to help you develop your leadership skills. Attendees also had the opportunity to discuss the latest accountancy and finance roles available with representatives of GAAPweb and Reed Finance.



100% of surveyed attendees said they’d recommend the event to their colleagues. If you would like to hear details of future events from GAAPweb, sign up for our newsletters or visit our events homepage.

Search the latest accountancy & finance roles from Reed Finance

Networking Evening for Future Leaders of Finance

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2016

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian, West End, London

Register to attend now

Looking to develop your leadership skills as you move into a management role?

Get the latest leadership tips from Mark Doyle, Managing Director of The Method, leading corporate training company. Mark will reveal the specific leadership skills required for finance professionals to develop a successful career in management. Places are limited so register today.

Register to attend now

Over a 12 years, Mark has worked with senior finance professionals from Lloyds Banking Group, Thomson Reuters, Unilever and Sky, delivering a powerful and transformational training approach to measurably improve performance with results guaranteed.

This event is in partnership with Reed Finance, specialists in recruiting qualified financial and accounting professionals around the globe, working at Management Accountant, Finance Manager and Financial Controller level. Their highly qualified team deliver bespoke recruitment solutions to over 90% of FTSE 100 companies.

Search the latest accountancy & finance roles from Reed Finance

GAAPweb launch work experience competition for rising stars of finance

GAAPweb are launching a work experience competition aimed at Finance and Accountancy undergraduates. Working with the GAAPweb Financial Controller, the successful candidate will get the opportunity to gain valuable experience within a FTSE listed media group in the heart of Canary Wharf.

David Thomas, Financial Controller said “We’re keen to offer enthusiastic accountancy and finance students the chance to develop their skills, apply theory to real-life situations and experience working for a listed media company”

About the Placement
The candidate will get a broad overview of the finance department working for the Financial Controller and gaining invaluable insight into what the role entails.

In addition to this they will gain hands on experience in the following areas:
• Accounts Payable
• Accounts Receivable
• Assisting with weekly bank reconciliations
• VAT submission
• Operational Overview – How Finance work alongside the Sales and Marketing teams

How to apply
To apply for the work experience you will need to complete a short online questionnaire and submit your CV. The competition ends 30th May 2016.

Accountex: The essential annual event for all accountancy professionals

Date: Wednesday 11 May and Thursday 12 May

Venue: London ExCeL.

Book your free tickets


Thanks to its focus on new innovations and expert training opportunities, this popular two-day event has garnered a loyal (and ever-increasing) following among thousands of accountancy firms, finance directors, MDs, accounts managers, tax professionals, and sole practitioners looking to improve the way that they work and do business.

Visitors can meet nearly 200 exhibitors, who will be happy to demonstrate their latest products or explain how their products can help the 5,500 accountants expected at the event. A further 13 separate theatres will be running over 150 separate CPD accredited seminar sessions. What makes the event so unique is that it offers free world class content in a sector, which is undergoing rapid change. From the development of new technology solutions, including the industry moving towards more customer friendly cloud-based solutions, to changes in reporting requirements, auto enrolment, pensions, and tax – Accountex aims to provide a comprehensive, one-stop opportunity for time-pressed accountancy professionals to be brought up to speed with all the key developments and challenges affecting the industry.

An exclusive line-up of some of the most inspiring thought-leaders in the accountancy world have been confirmed to host Keynotes at this year’s Accountex:

  • Jennifer Warawa, head of accountancy for Sage Worldwide, discussing the future trends and changing landscape of the accountancy market;
  • David Oliver, of MyFirmsApp, outlining the key threats and opportunities facing the profession;
  • Rob Nixon, CEO and founder of PANALITIX, revealing the latest research, tools and action steps for becoming a leading ‘Firm of Now’
  • John Stokdyk, global editor of AccountingWEB, will be drawing on practical insights from AccountingWEB’s Practice Excellence Programme to share the secrets of the UK’s most successful accountancy firms.
  • Gary Turner, founder and MD of Xero, looking at the future of cloud accounting;
  • Mark Lee, of BookMarkLee, discussing methods for firms looking to stand from their competitors;
  • Ian Fletcher, co-founder and managing director of 2020 Innovation, with his ‘Magic Marketing Masterclass’.

Accountex has grown rapidly since its launch, just five years ago, to become the must-attend event on the industry calendar; enjoying the support of the UK’s most important accountancy associations.

Accountex returns to ExCeL London on 11-12 May 2016. The event is open to all accountancy professionals and free tickets can be booked here

GAAPweb to attend ACCA network event

In an ever competitive accountancy and finance job market, it’s important that jobseekers are utilising online resources to stand out from the crowd. GAAPweb have partnered with the ACCA, offering members of their Harrow network CV reviews and advice on how to build online presence. The talk will cover how to:

– Build your online presence

– Manage your online profiles

– Create the perfect CV

– Unlock the “hidden job market”

Date: Monday 8th February, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: Harrow Civic Centre, Harrow, HA1 2XY

In addition to this, a CV clinic will also be on offer to all attendees. 1-to-1 slots can be booked on a first come first served basis.

GAAPweb to attend the IFA Southern Conference

Date: Wednesday 11th November

Time: 8.30am to 4.15pm

Venue: London South Bank University

GAAPweb will be exhibiting at the annual Southern Conference in London next week. The conference is aimed at finance, accountancy and tax professionals in both practice and business.

The event will give you the chance to network with members of the IFA and FTA, and the opportunity to speak to exhibitors such as GAAPweb, BakerTilly, Gabelle and Quickbooks.

The event is also open to non members of the IFA so is an ideal time to go along and see what the IFA have to offer. Delegate rates are £110 for members and £130 for non-members.

Places are limited so book your ticket today.

Finance Director Networking Breakfast – Register for your place

Finance Director networking breakfast:  How Metro Bank disrupted the banking sector

Date: Wednesday 4th November

Time: 8:30am to 10am

Venue: Rocket Restaurant, Old Broad Street, London

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Join GAAPweb for their upcoming Finance Director networking breakfast, in association with Reed Finance.

Keynote speaker will be Chris Brindley, former Managing Director of Retail Banking at Metro Bank. Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the retail banking industry, and will be talking about how he disrupted the sector with his “Fans not Customers” concept.

Chris previously won “Britain’s Best Boss” and has recently been nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Customer Service Training Awards.

If you’re a senior financial professional and would like to attend please register your interest. Places are limited so register today:

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This event is in partnership with Reed Finance, specialists in recruiting qualified financial and accounting professionals around the globe, working at Financial Controller, FD & CFO level. Their highly qualified team deliver bespoke recruitment solutions to over 90% of FTSE 100 companies.

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Looking to expand your network further? All attendees will be entered into a draw to win a year’s free membership to Winmark’s Finance Director Network (worth £2,000).

Join us at the AAT Career Event in London

Date: Saturday 26th September

Time: 10am to 4pm

Location: Kings College, Waterloo Campus, Franklin-Wilkins Building, London WC2R 2LS

GAAPweb will be joining the AAT at their annual careers event in London on 26th September. The event is aimed at candidates working towards their AAT qualification. The careers day will provide you with CV advice, networking tips and help on how to use social media in your job hunt.

If you’re looking for some advice in your job search come along to the GAAPweb stand and speak to our team.

Spaces are limited so you’re advised to pre-book your place with the AAT.

Search for the latest AAT qualified jobs on GAAPweb.