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Dedicated tests for accountants and bookkeepers at all levels

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Here's what some of Accountests clients tell us

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"the abilities being shown by the recruited candidate correlates with the outcome of their test, and they are progressing and delivering to expectations"

Karen Abery

Practice Manager, Ingham Mora, Tauranga

"The Accountest was an extremely useful tool which assisted in our recruitment decision. The person we engaged is at the standard we expected and is in-line with the skill rating in the test results"

Dianne Wilson

Business Manager, McIntyre Dick, Invercargill

"We now use these tests to assess all potential accounting staff as part of our recruitment process."

Arran Findlayson

CEO, The Back Office Co, Auckland

" The candidates that do well in the test certainly seem to be our better performers."

Sharlene Bryant

Director, Baker Tilly, Hawkes Bay

"We have found that Accountests gives us the opportunity to understand our candidates accounting ability, which no other product has done until now. It also gives us the opportunity to base further questions for the candidate around what we can see their ability is and enable us to make an informed decision."

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By Steve Evans on Apr 07, 2020

Revised for current times of restricted travel and social contact in the unfolding international COVID-19 turmoil, this is a practical 4-step toolkit for anyone tasked with recruiting and selecting high performing accountants & bookkeepers in difficult conditions.

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Reference Checking Questions For Accountant Candidates

By Steve Evans on Feb 28, 2020

Reference checking is one of the most tedious and least effective selection methods, unless you interview referees as thoroughly as candidates.  

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By Steve Evans on Feb 14, 2020

Writing a job ad is just like writing any advertisement. If you take theanalogy that the job is your product and the job seekers are your customers,you need to make a compelling case for why they should take time to applyfor your vacancy when so many employers are competing to get your candidatesattention.

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